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Successfully Investigating Acquaintance Sexual Assault

A National Training Manual for Law Enforcement

The National Center for Women and Policing

Published: May 2001

Introduction

This project was supported by Grant No. 97-WE-VX-K004 awarded by the Violence Against Women Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

This curriculum focuses on the investigation of nonstranger sexual assaults and emphasizes investigative tools and techniques for cases in which a consent, rather than identity, defense is raised. These training materials include 12 content modules, 12 trainer's curriculum units, classroom overheads, and supplemental materials that include sample affidavits and search warrants. To view each module in its entirity, please download the corresponding PDF or Word file. The HTML files do NOT include footnotes and charts. (You need Adobe Acrobat to open a PDF file.)

Manuals

Content Modules, HTML Format (all in one file) Content Modules, PDF Format (all in one file) Curriculum Units, HTML Format (all in one file) Curriculum Units, PDF Format (all in one file)

Individual Modules

MODULESCONTENT MODULESCURRICULUM UNITSOVERHEADS
IntroductionPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
DNA Evidence and IssuesPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Drug Facilitated Sexual AssaultPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Dynamics of Sexual AssaultPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Forensic ExaminationPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Law and Investigative StrategyPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Offender DynamicsPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Preliminary InvestigationPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Role of Victim AdvocatePDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Unfounded AllegationsPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Victim ImpactPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint
Victim InterviewPDF | Word | HTMLPDF | Word | HTMLHTML | PDF | PowerPoint

Supplemental Materials

Supplemental Materials, HTML Format (all in one file) Supplemental Materials, PDF Format (all in one file)

Supplemental MaterialsCONTENT MODULESTRAINER'S CURRICULUMOVERHEADS
Adult LearningPDF | Word | HTMLNot ApplicableNot Applicable
Communications (Dispatch)PDF | Word | HTMLNot ApplicableNot Applicable
Report WritingPDF | Word | HTMLNot ApplicableNot Applicable
Special CommunitiesPDF | Word | HTMLNot ApplicableNot Applicable
Suspect MaterialsWord | Word | PDF | HTMLNot Applicable JPG
Use of the InternetPDF | Word | HTMLNot ApplicableNot Applicable
WarrantsWord | Word | Word | Word | PDF | HTMLNot ApplicableNot Applicable
AffidavitsWord | Word | Word | PDF | HTMLNot ApplicableNot Applicable