A specialized multi-disciplinary training from the Department of Justice and the International Associate of Chiefs of Police is coming to our Task Force!
THIS TRAINING IS INTENDED FOR PROSECUTORS, INVESTIGATORS AND VICTIM SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS WHO HANDLE HUMAN TRAFFICKING CASES AND/OR SERVE THE VICTIMS OF THESE CRIMES.
Instructors include some of the nation’s leading subject matter experts and topics include:
- Overview of human trafficking statutes and techniques to prove all elements based on most recent case law
- National and regional trends in sex and labor trafficking – do we have these in our region? Are we looking in the right place?
- Victim-centered, trauma informed approach – what is it and how do I do it?
- Proactive victim and case identification techniques using a multi-disciplinary team approach
- How to make your case larger and stronger
- Not another war story – sex and labor trafficking case studies with practical lessons learned
- Anticipating and defeating common defenses
- What’s my role – the roles of prosecutors, investigators and services providers on a human trafficking task force. Techniques to anticipate and face the growing pains
- Evidence to make a case stronger
- Navigating victim’s needs throughout the criminal justice system process – it takes a team
- What do I do with the victim who commits a crime?
- Restitution – investigator and prosecutor’s roles
The DOJ and IACP will be providing this 1.5 day specialized multi-disciplinary Task Force training which has been rescheduled for April 25th and 26th, 2018. This technical assistance training provided by the Dept. of Justice has been tailored specifically to the Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force, and will provide vital insight into the roles needed for successful collaboration in the investigation and prosecution of human trafficking cases.The full day training will be open to all Task Force member organizations, the half day will be specifically for law enforcement and prosecutors only.
The IACP training will be happening in lieu of the General Task Force meeting, Survivor Services committee, and Law Enforcement Working group for the quarter in order to increase participation and limit the "meeting fatigue" on our partners. We HIGHLY ENCOURAGE all of our partners, and particularly our key partners, to attend this training: law enforcement, social service providers, prosecutors and legal service providers' attendance is necessary for this assistance to be a success!