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It's "Strangulation" NOT "Choking" - Outside Training

10/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Are you Asking the Right Questions at that domestic disturbance? Did the victim havepetechial hemorrhage, unconsciousness, urination or defecation during the assault, visual changes, and other neurological signs and symptoms

Do you know how close the argument came to being a homicide?

This On-Line Strangulation Training will help officers identify strangulation cases, which statistically are more likely to become deadly.

click here for the Online Strangulation Training by the Alliance's Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention

This Training Is not Being Presented or Endorsed by MTU1

The Alliance's Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention is releasing new Medical Radiographic Imaging Recommendations for hospitals and medical providers across the United States.

"We did not know for many years how serious non-fatal strangulation assaults were."Sadly, many victims suffer lifelong impacts and have never been given the medical treatment they deserve," said Strack.
The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention is a program of Alliance for HOPE International. The Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice to provide proactive basic and advanced strangulation training to professionals, along with resource and support programs to increase education and current training tools to aid strangulation victims. This project is supported all or in part by Grant No.2014-TA-AX-K008awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women



HB 5538 (PA 99-0810) Effective January 1, 2017

Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that in developing ARREST PROCEDURE POLICIES IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE situations, each law enforcement agency shall (instead of "is encouraged to") consult with community organizations and other law enforcement agencies with expertise in recognizing and handling domestic violence incidents. Provides that in the initial training of new recruits and every 5 years in the continuing education of law enforcement officers, every law enforcement agency shall provide training to aid in understanding the actions of domestic violence victims and abusers and to prevent further victimization of those who have been abused, focusing specifically on looking beyond the physical evidence to the psychology of domestic violence situations, such as the dynamics of the aggressor-victim relationship, separately evaluating claims where both parties claim to be the victim, and long-term effects.


Provides that the Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall formulate and administer the training as part of the current programs for both new recruits and active law enforcement officers. Provides that the Board shall formulate the training by July 1, 2017, and implement the training statewide by July 1, 2018. Provides that in formulating the training, the Board shall work with community organizations with expertise in domestic violence to determine which topics to include. Provides that the Illinois Department of State Police shall oversee the implementation and continual administration of the training. With amendments see site for more details. new law for Domestic Violence Police Training

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