This tuition free training on Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Violence Crimes will be conducted by Barry Krischer, a retired Chief Prosecutor and State Attorney from the 15th Judicial Circuit. The training will include information on the dynamics of sexual assault, building the strongest possible case, evidence-based prosecution and incorporating domestic violence statutes when necessary. Strategies for consistent and thorough investigations through the use of interviewing, lawful entry into a home, hearsay exceptions, witness/evidence tampering, forfeiture by wrong doing, injunctions and strangulation will be presented. The intended audience is certified domestic violence centers, law enforcement, first responders, criminal court personnel, child welfare providers, victim advocates and other service providers who work with survivors of sexual violence, their children and perpetrators.
Mr. Krischer began career in the New York D.A.'s Office in 1970. He served as Chief Prosecutor in Palm Beach County for 10 years, 1973 to 1983. Thereafter was the elected State Attorney for 16 years. While in private practice Mr. Krischer served as the attorney for the Palm Beach County Child Protection Team. He currently serves on the Palm Beach County Alliance, responsible for oversight of children placed in foster care. Since retiring, he volunteers at Palm Beach County Sheriff Office, the State Attorney Office, and regularly provides in-service training to law enforcement.
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