Context is Everything
Attorney Advisory with Aequitas:
The Prosecutors Resource on Violence Against Women
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Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0
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Identifying the Predominate Aggressor in Intimate Partner Violence Cases
Every year 3-4 million women in the U.S. are abused and 1,500-1,600 are killed by their abusers. One challenge for first responders to a domestic disturbance where both parties are injured is identifying the predominate aggressor.
This presentation will emphasize the importance of contextual analysis in evaluating criminal responsibility at the arrest, charging, pre-trial and sentencing phases.
To register for this seminar please contact:
Andrea Carlson. Project Coordinator
This project was supported by Grant #2015-WE-AX-0041, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, through Winnebago County, IL.
This course has been approved by ILETSB in meeting the following mandated training requirements:
no Civil Rights
no Constitutional and proper use of law enforcement authority
no Cultural Competency
no Procedural Justice
yes Human Rights
no Law Updates
no Lead Homicide Investigator
no Use of Force (must include scenario based or similar approved training)
THIS IS NOT A PUBLIC MEETING