Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Investigation

FSA123 – 32.00 Hours

Schedule

LS FSA123 4 $77.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Possible domestic violence situation; male with closed fist facing female with hand open shielding faceDomestic violence and sexual assault are two crimes that the state of Texas is dedicated to fighting. Often, the first person a survivor of domestic violence or sexual assault encounters following an assault is law enforcement personnel. With the knowledge gained in this course, officers and other first responders will be better equipped to recognize and provide resources where they are most needed.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Sexual Assault Course #3201.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • The mandatory completion/duration period for this eCourse is 90 days from the registration date.
  • Participants will have three attempts to pass the final examination.
  • To complete this course, you are required to have a computer with internet access.

Online Course Technical Requirements

To successfully complete this online course, you should have access to a computer with the following system requirements:

  • Computer tower or laptop
    • Note: The use of a tablet is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Broadband or high-speed internet connection
    • Recommended: Wired connection with at least 2.0 Mbps bandwidth (bi-directional, i.e. sending and receiving)
    • Alternative: Wireless (WiFi) connection
    • Note: The use of a MiFi or mobile hotspot is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Current version of web browser
    • Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 109 or higher, Google Chrome 109 or higher
    • Alternative: Safari 16.3 or higher
    • Note: Microsoft Edge is not currently a supported browser.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 22.003.20310 or higher

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Explain the history of and laws related to domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Describe the dynamics involved in different types of interpersonal violence and why a multidisciplinary law enforcement approach to these dynamics is appropriate.
  • Apply understanding of victimology and working with victims to domestic violence and sexual assault investigation.
  • Describe an effective call response for domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Apply procedures and practices for a victim-centered, multidisciplinary investigation of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Summarize key information regarding forensic sexual assault exams.
  • Describe effective strategies for working with various populations when responding to and investigating domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Explain key elements and considerations for coordinated community responses to sexual assault and domestic violence.

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigative tasks and duties such as crime scene investigators, fire investigators, detectives, medicolegal death investigators, patrol officers, corrections officers and forensic nurses
  • Non-governmental agency personnel and victim service providers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 32.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or [email protected]

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to [email protected] or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

Policies

TEEX Policies
TEEX Participant Handbook
Conduct During Live Online Instructor-Led Courses

Online courses: Refunds are not available for eLearning courses, nor may the course be transferred from one customer to another.