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Title: SEXUAL ASSAULT - THE POLICE RESPONSE - A TRAINING MANUAL
Author(s): J M BROWN; A S KALMANOFF; C A KIZZIAH; M MORRIS; M SILBERT
Corporate Author: California Planners
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 185
Sponsoring Agency: California Office of Criminal Justice Planning
Sacramento, CA 95814
California Planners
Oakland, CA 94618
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A CURRICULUM FOR A 20-HOUR TRAINING PROGRAM IN POLICE RESPONSE TO RAPE IS PRESENTED IN A MANUAL FOR INSTRUCTORS.
Abstract: THE CURRICULUM, BASED ON A STUDY OF RAPE IN PALO ALTO AND SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF., IS PRESENTED IN FOUR UNITS: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LEGAL SYSTEM (ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AS IT RELATES TO RAPE, RESEARCH FINDINGS ON RAPE, RELATED STATUTORY PROVISIONS AND TRIAL STRATEGIES); RAPE INVESTIGATION (RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES FOR POLICE, INITIAL INTERVIEW STRATEGIES, PHYSICAL EVIDENCE); RAPE VICTIMS (THE EMOTIONAL IMPACT OF RAPE ON THE VICTIM); AND ROLE PLAYING (PRACTICE INTERVIEWS TO REINFORCE PROCEDURES FOR THE INITIAL INTERVIEW). EACH UNIT IS DIVIDED INTO SECTIONS NAMED WHY, WHAT, AND HOW. THE WHY SECTION EXPLAINS WHY THE UNIT IS RELEVANT TO THE OFFICER. THE WHAT SECTION INCLUDES AN OUTLINE OF THE CONTENT OF THE UNIT AND A SAMPLE LECTURE. THE HOW SECTION SUGGESTS TEACHING APPROACHES (ADVANCE PREPARATION, HANDOUTS, AUDIOVISUAL AIDS, LECTURE AND DISCUSSION TECHNIQUES, ROLE-PLAY EXERCISES). SOME OF THE CURRICULUM MATERIALS ARE SUITED TO PRESERVICE TRAINING; OTHERS ARE APPLICABLE TO MORE ADVANCED TRAINING. TRAINERS ARE URGED TO ADAPT AND BUILD FROM THE MANUAL ACCORDING TO THEIR NEEDS, CONSTRAINTS, AND RESOURCES. THE CURRICULUM CAN BE ADAPTED TO SUIT THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OF ANY AGENCY. CONSIDERATIONS IN ADMINISTERING THE TRAINING PROGRAM--ORGANIZATION AND MATERIALS, RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, EVALUATION AND FEEDBACK--ARE NOTED. A FORM FOR PARTICIPANT EVALUATION OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM IS PROVIDED. (LKM)
Index Term(s): Curriculum; Interview and interrogation; Police sexual assault programs; Police-victim interaction; Rape; Rape investigation training; Victim services training
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