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Webinar: The Role, Responsibility, and Requirements of Law Enforcement: Building Victim-Centered Approaches

Please join us Tuesday, June 19, from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET for our monthly technical assistance webinar titled, “The Role, Responsibility, and Requirements of Law Enforcement: Building Victim-Centered Approaches. This webinar has been developed to provide participants with the opportunity to hear different perspectives from law enforcement about initiatives and strategies relevant to supporting victims of human trafficking, including accounts and successes in shifting personal-, agency-, and community- mindsets towards victim-centered approaches in policing.  It will explore strategies and opportunities for strengthening and sustaining relationships between law enforcement, victim service providers, and their communities.

The presenters this month will be:

Michael Posanka

Resident Agent in Charge

HSI Manchester, New Hampshire

Homeland Security Investigations

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Facilitated by:
Erin Albright

Visiting Fellow

Human Trafficking Task Forces

Office for Victims of Crime

U.S. Department of Justice

Michael Crumrine


Austin Police Department

Austin, Texas

Kenneth Shultz

Chief of Police

High Point Police Department

High Point, North Carolina

After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:

Understand how different law enforcement agencies and departments have facilitated victim-centered approaches, built strong partnerships, and collaborated with service providers and the community. 

Recognize some challenges faced by law enforcement and other members of multidisciplinary teams in achieving and implementing victim-centered strategies and protocols in cross-disciplinary work, including: community outreach, investigation, service provision, and prosecution.

Identify examples of successful individual and community strategies in overcoming challenges to multidisciplinary team work, and to implementing victim-centered approaches.

Apply the concepts and strategies discussed by the webinar presenters to build, strengthen, and sustain relationships with law enforcement.

Information to access the webinar:

There is no limitation on the number of staff that can participate in the webinar; however, you MUST register to attend.  Please feel free to forward this opportunity to other staff and partners who may be interested in participating.

Earlier Event: June 15
Whatcom County CSEC Task Force
Later Event: June 27
Pierce County CSEC Task Force