Public Safety Training and Consulting

This course is MCOLES approved for 302 funds.  The cost is $275 per person and the course runs from 8 am to 5 pm with an hour for lunch.

Cases of child sexual abuse can be among the most difficult to investigate and prosecute.  The case often centers around the words of a child.  The quality of investigation by law enforcement and the prosecutor’s ability to effectively present the case are determinative factors in protecting the child from further abuse, removing child predators from the community, and protecting other children from exposure.

This is not a forensic interviewing course, but is designed to offer practical instruction to bring the case from the initial report through to a successful prosecution.  This training centers around receiving and completing the investigation with use of simple and practical, yet advanced techniques. Students will learn tools such as how to best utilize witnesses, scene documentation, prior act victims, suspect medical forensic examinations, presenting the case in the courtroom and more.

This course is designed for all of those on the front lines handling child sexual assault investigations including first responders, detectives and prosecutors.

Upon completion of the course, attendees will gain:
1.  A better understanding of all phases of child sexual assault investigations;
2.  Additional skills and techniques for corroborating the disclosure and conducting a thorough investigation;
3.  Ways to best achieve impartiality and objectivity in investigating child sexual assault cases; and,
4.  Increased knowledge of bringing the case to the prosecutor’s office and the roles of those involved in the trial process to ensure a satisfactory and just outcome.


Location: Michigan State University Police Department, East Lansing, MI (class to be held at the EOC, 353 Forest Road, Lansing, MI)

Date(s)ClassLocation
Aug 27–29, 2018Police Supervision (law enforcement) aka Achieving Supervisory Excellence (dispatch)Michigan State University Police Department, East Lansing, MI
Sep 17–21, 2018Basic 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolClinton County Central Dispatch, 100 State Street, St. Johns, MI
Sep 17–19, 2018Corrections SupervisionLivingston County Sheriff's Office, Howell, MI
Sep 18–20, 2018Police Supervision (law enforcement) aka Achieving Supervisory Excellence (dispatch)Bay de Noc Community College, Escanaba, Michigan
Oct 1–3, 2018Advanced Supervision (for law enforcement and dispatch)Michigan State University Police Department, East Lansing, MI
Oct 17, 2018Active Shooter Incidents for DispatchIngham County Sheriff's Office, 630 N Cedar St, Mason MI 48854
Oct 22–26, 2018Advanced 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolWashtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 22, 2018Homeland Security for the TelecommunicatorWashtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 22–24, 2018Police Supervision (law enforcement) aka Achieving Supervisory Excellence (dispatch)Big Rapids Department of Public Safety, Big Rapids, MI
Oct 23, 2018Handling Domestic Violence CallsWashtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 24, 2018Stress Management (approved for dispatch and law enforcement training funds)Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 24, 2018Investigation of Child Sexual AssaultMichigan State University Police Department, East Lansing, MI (class to be held at the EOC, 353 Forest Road, Lansing, MI)
Oct 25, 2018911 Dispatch LiabilityWashtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 26, 2018Suicide Calls: Helping the Caller & the TelecommunicatorWashtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI
Oct 29–Nov 2, 2018Basic 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolOakland Community College, Auburn Hills Campus, Auburn Hills, MI
Nov 7–8, 2018Critical Supervisory IssuesMichigan State University Police Department, East Lansing, MI
Nov 26–30, 2018Basic 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolTo be determined by August 15, 2018
Dec 3–7, 2018Advanced 40-Hour Dispatch SchoolMidland County Central Dispatch, Midland, MI
Dec 3–5, 2018Advanced Supervision (for law enforcement and dispatch)Big Rapids Department of Public Safety, Big Rapids, MI