This course will provide an overview of sex crimes investigations for the officer and investigator with limited experience in this area, and an understanding of the problematic, legal, investigative, and evidentiary aspects of sex crimes. This course will develop an understanding of the prevalence of sex crimes and why they are under-reported. The students will learn the responsibilities of the patrol officer when responding to reports of a sex crime.
100% attendance is required and participants must achieve a minimum score of 80% on the written exam to receive a certificate of completion. This course is salary incentive eligible.