Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Response-Sterling & D.L.

Registrations are closed for this event
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
Sterling Police Dept.
212 3rd Avenue
Sterling, IL
Instructor: Det. Maggie Ellmaker, Sterling PD
Commander John Arizzi, Lockport PD
Advocate Debbie Walter, Sterling YWCA
Jaclyn Rodriguez, Illinois Attorney General's Office

Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $85
Sterling Police Dept.: 212 3rd Avenue Sterling, IL
Galena Police Dept.: 311 N. Bench Street Galena, IL
Morrison Police Dept.: 200 W Main St. Morrison, IL
Ogle County Sheriff's Office: 202 S 1st St. Oregon, IL
Freeport Police Department: 320 W. Exchange Street Freeport, IL


Investigators will have priority attendance in this class

Investigators must have this training and the Investigator specific training completed by 12/31/18. 

All Patrol Officers must have completed this training by 12/31/19

This course is scheduled (3) times in 2018 

September 17, 2018, October 3, 2018 & November 13, 2018


The Investigator course is scheduled (3) times in 2018

September 18, 2018, October 4, 2018  & November 14, 2018 


This course is in compliance with the Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act, Public Act 099-0801. The Act is a multi-disciplinary approach to developing best practices in law enforcement, prosecution, hospitals and crime labs for handling sexual assault investigations and prosecutions.



This course will provide initial responding officers with the necessary training to properly investigate sexual assault and sexual abuse incidents with the components for victim centered investigations. 


Emphasis will be focused on proper response, law, trauma, evidence collection and report writing, to include victim referrals for trauma-related services.   Case based scenarios will be used to provide the framework for the application of this procedure.



This course has been certified by the ILETSB and approved to meet the following mandates:

☒  Law Updates    

  Use of Force (must include scenario based or similar approved

☒ Civil Rights

  Constitutional and proper use of law enforcement authority

Cultural competency                     

☒  Procedural Justice                

☒ Human Rights

☒ Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Response

Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Investigator

Mental Health Awareness    

Lead Homicide Investigator training

 Domestic Violence Act.