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First Responders to Violent Crime Training

September 19, 2023 - September 21, 2023

National Indian Country Training Initiative Training Announcement

Course: First Responders to Violent Crime Training
When:  September 19 – 21, 2023
Where: Columbia, SC

 The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Indian Country Training Initiative, together with the Department of the Interior’s Office of Law Enforcement and Security, is pleased to announce that they are co-sponsoring a training titled First Responders to Violent Crime Training.  The training will be held September 19-21, 2023, at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina. For those students selected to attend, travel and lodging accommodations will be provided by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Education.

 The First Responders to Violent Crime Training is for newer Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) working violent crime especially domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse cases, in areas like Indian Country, National Parks, or on public lands.  This basic course, in part, will include lectures on the following: Sexual Assault Investigations-Common Challenges; The Neurobiology of Trauma: Understanding Potential Victim Trauma; Interviewing Child Victims and Witnesses; Investigating the Non-Fatal Strangulation Case; Report Writing; Evidence Collection; Testifying in Court and Victims’ Rights and Services.

 Registration deadline: July 21, 2023.
Applicants will receive notification of their application status by July 28, 2023.

The Executive Office for United States Attorneys will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities.  Requests should be made to Heather Cumper as early as possible, preferably at least two weeks in advance of the seminar.  No nominee will be excluded from a course on the basis of a disability-related accommodations request.

This training is authorized under the Government Employees Training Act. 

If you have any questions regarding this training, please feel free to contact Heather Cumper at or Leslie A. Hagen at  


September 19, 2023
September 21, 2023
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