Family Violence Investigations

Course Length: 40.0 Hours

Course Number Start Date End Date Location Instructor/Coordinator Status
LPAA17670 12/11/2017 12/15/2017 GPSTC, FORSYTH HARRIETT LAURENCE REGISTER
TBA 05/14/2018 05/18/2018 GPSTC, FORSYTH HARRIETT LAURENCE
TBA 08/20/2018 08/24/2018 GPSTC, COLUMBUS HARRIETT LAURENCE
TBA 11/12/2018 11/16/2018 GPSTC, FORSYTH HARRIETT LAURENCE

Who Should Attend: Any Public Safety Officer who may respond to a Family Violence call.

This course, offered through the Governor's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC), is designed for law enforcement training in the investigation of family violence incidents in compliance with Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) 17-4-20, O.C.G.A.19-13-1 and O.C.G.A. 16-5-20. Topics include training on neurobiology of the brain with regard to the impact on victim behavior, investigation, and interviewing. Students will gain the skills to investigate domestic homicide cases using the continuum of violence scale and family violence dynamics principles.