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VICTIMS

A Training Guide For
Law Enforcement Officers

Wisconsin Department of Justice
Law Enforcement Standards Board

December 2010

The Law Enforcement Standards Board approved this textbook on December 7th, 2010.

Training Academy effective date is May 1, 2011.

All law enforcement basic preparatory training courses that begin on or after May 1st, 2011 must incorporate this updated textbook and any related updates to the curriculum.
Courses beginning before that date may elect to use these updated materials.

Copyright © 2010 by Wisconsin Department of Justice. All rights reserved. acknowledgements Many people have contributed to the writing of this manual. The Training and Standards Bureau, Wisconsin Department of Justice gratefully acknowledges the dedication of the Investigations Advisory Committee, which has developed the lesson plans, videos, and exercises for use by certified victims instructors. The current members of the Committee are:

Designated Representatives
Kevin Fults, Sheriff’s Representative
Derek Beiderwieden, Chief’s Representative
Dan Feucht, Wisconsin Technical College System
Duane Meyers, Wisconsin State Patrol
Patrick Mitchell and Victor Beecher, Milwaukee Police Department
Todd Rosenstein, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office
Daniel Roman, Madison Police Department
Ken Hammond, Training and Standards Bureau (Chair)
Stephanie Pederson, Training and Standards Bureau

Practicioners
Tricia Bishop, Chippewa Valley Technical College
John Flannery, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Jack Pace, Madison Area Technical College
Josh Pudlowski, Rhinelander Police Department

Emeritus (non-voting) Members
Mike Koll
Judi Anibas

The Training and Standards Bureau would like to acknowledge the assistance of those who took the time to review the original manuscript in draft form and who offered many valuable suggestions for its improvement. Among

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