The National Institute of Justice, through its Forensic Technology Center of Excellence hosted “Looking Ahead: The National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium” on September 8-9, 2016, in Washington D.C.

The audience learned how first responders such as medical staff, victims’ advocates, and law enforcement conduct and influence a sexual assault investigation in addition to the importance of a victim-centered and trauma-informed approach. The symposium focused on how the nation is moving forward and finding solutions to the complex issues that arise in sexual assault cases and in testing sexual assault evidence.

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.

A certificate of completion is available for all who register and attend this webinar.

Multiple Sexual Assault Symposium Presenters

Opening Remarks:
Jim Markey, Detective Sergeant, Phoenix Police Department (Ret.)

Lead Panel Members:
Elynne Greene, Las Vegas Metropolitan PD, Manager, Victim Services & Human Trafficking
Noël Busch-Armendariz, Associate VP for Research and Professor at the University of Texas, Austin
Susan Chasson, SANE Coordinator, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Jordan Satinsky, Detective Sergeant, Montgomery County, MD, PD, Domestic Violence Section

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Please contact us at ForensicCOE@rti.org for any questions.

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