The Stalking Resource Center provides training that is victim-centered, research informed, and practice based. Stalking Resource Center staff are available to participate in training events sponsored by practitioners on the local, state, and national level.
Training content can be developed and topics can be integrated to meet your specific training needs and can vary in length from one hour to two days. The Stalking Resource Center often partners with local and nationally recognized law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals in providing training. The Stalking Resource Center is committed to providing training to meet the individualized needs of communities working to enhance their response to stalking.
For more information or to request training, please complete (to the best of your ability) our Training Request Form.
National Conference on Prosecuting Stalking Cases
July 29 - 30, 2014
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Stalking Resource Center, in partnership with AEquitas: The Prosecutors' Resource on Violence Against Women, is excited to announce a national conference on Prosecuting Stalking Cases. The conference will include topical and skill building sessions designed to enhance the ability of participants to prosecute intimate partner stalking cases. As such, priority registration will be given to those who are currently prosecutors.
Sessions will include:
- The Use of Technology to Stalk
This session will address some of the most common forms of technology used by stalkers. We will also provide resources for documenting and gathering evidence of technology based stalking, and considerations for presenting technology evidence in court.
- Working with Victims
This session will address some of the challenges in working with victims including lack of victim cooperation, inconsistent victim engagement, and victims' frustrations with the criminal justice system. We will also discuss forfeiture by wrongdoing as an option in cases where victims refuse to testify.
- Working with Law Enforcement to Build the Case
In this session we will explore how prosecutors and law enforcement can work together to ensure that prosecutors have the information and evidence they need to successfully prosecute stalking cases.
- Using an Expert Witness in Stalking Cases
This session will address using an expert witness in a stalking case. We will explore the different issues which may be valuable to use an expert witness for in a stalking case and discuss qualifying a stalking expert.
- And more...
Registration is closed for this event.
Attendees are responsible for covering all of their own travel costs. Please note that priority for registration for this event is given to grantees of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.
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