Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Domestic Violence

Course Information

Course ID: 24-008
Course Start: 11/6/2024 8:00:00 AM
Course End: 11/6/2024 4:00:00 PM
Course Time: 11/6/2024 8:00:00 AM to 11/6/2024 4:00:00 PM
Course Days: 0
Course Hours: 8

Location Information

705 E 4th Street
Hobart, IN

Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 0.00
Non Member Tuition: 0.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 0

Course Description

In establishing an effective community wide response to address domestic violence, law enforcement must join with social service, victim advocate, and child welfare agencies that interact with domestic violence victims. With the collaboration of law enforcement officers, judges, prosecutors, probation officers, medical professionals, magistrates, victim's advocates and victims themselves, the culture of domestic violence can be interrupted thru intervention and eventually stopped. 

 This full-day domestic violence workshop is designed to provided training to  law enforcement officers to review current law, review domestic violence dynamics, including causal factors and the alcohol and drug abuse component, and for law enforcement to receive instruction on appropriate responses for real and potential domestic violence situation. 

Goals of the training include:

Training officers to assist the victims beyond the arrest of the offender, provide oral and written information and support, referring victims to shelters; assisting in safety planning, assisting victims in placing calls to local domestic violence service provider, examining existing attitudes and procedural habits of officers, reviewing the linkage between child abuse and neglect and domestic violence, providing officers with tools to asses victims for identifying potential high risk domestic violence victims and provide assistance and safety planning. 

Course Materials