ISL - Domestic Violence and Gender Based Violence Course

Today, the one-week Domestic Violence and Gender Based Violence taught by the Illinois State Police concluded.
This course focuses on the investigation of crimes related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and physical and sexual abuse including the social, legal and cultural aspects of sexual and gender-based violence. Techniques for identifying evidence, including child forensic interviews and social networking sites were taught. The importance of effective documentation was emphasized, including the need for mandated investigative protocols. Discussion includes “sex offender” designations and a comparison of sex offender registries in various countries, and explained considerations for creating or maintaining a sex offender registry, categorizing offenders, assessing risk, tracking registered offenders and implementing community-based notification systems.
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