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Daniel J. Kindred

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TRAINING
 
 
Daniel Kindred has made training a priority in his office.  All Investigators and most of the prosecutors are  TCOLE Certified Instructors, and are involved with all training sponsored by the 38TH Judicial District Attorney's Office.
 
If you or your agency would like to request a course
e-mail Chief Investigator Wayne Springer
 

 

The 38TH Judicial District Attorney's Office will be instructing FREE classes 
and hosting specialty training classes throughout the District.
Please visit the Training Schedule below for upcoming classes.
 

 
TRAINING SCHEDULE
 
To register for a class click on the course title and submit an email with name, agency and TCOLE PID number.
 
You must be a Texas Peace Officer to Attend any Courses Offered on This Page!
Non-Law Enforcement may attend certain classes with prior approval.
  Send a message to Chief Investigator Wayne Springer for prior approval
 
Courses are listed by Dates.
 
 

 
 
 
Sexual Assault Family Violence Investigations Course
 
SAFVIC
 
 
TCOLE Course # 3264
24 Hours

The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Investigator’s Course – or SAFVIC (TCOLE Course 3264) is designed to provide law enforcement officers around the state with the tools they need to effectively investigate and prevent sexual assault and family violence.   

The SAFVIC consists of a comprehensive curriculum covering crucial aspects related to law enforcement’s response to these crimes, as well as the creation and use of community-based resources to assist law enforcement’s efforts. 

 Officers attending and successfully completing the SAFVIC will receive 24 hours TCOLE credit.  The course is designed to satisfy the legislatively mandated course of Special Investigative Topics (3232) and successful students will be eligible for a TCOLE proficiency certificate for Special Investigator.

Dates:

October 10, 11, 12, 2017

Time:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location

Floresville Community Convention Center

600 Hwy. 97 West  Floresville, TX 78114

This course is free!
 
Instructor Wayne Springer
Chief Investigator 38TH Judicial District Attorney's Office
 
 

 
Sexual Assault Family Violence Investigations Course
 
SAFVIC
 
 
TCOLE Course # 3264
24 Hours

The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Investigator’s Course – or SAFVIC (TCOLE Course 3264) is designed to provide law enforcement officers around the state with the tools they need to effectively investigate and prevent sexual assault and family violence.   

The SAFVIC consists of a comprehensive curriculum covering crucial aspects related to law enforcement’s response to these crimes, as well as the creation and use of community-based resources to assist law enforcement’s efforts. 

 Officers attending and successfully completing the SAFVIC will receive 24 hours TCOLE credit.  The course is designed to satisfy the legislatively mandated course of Special Investigative Topics (3232) and successful students will be eligible for a TCOLE proficiency certificate for Special Investigator.

Dates:

November 28, 29, 30, 2017

Time:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location

George S. Woods Community Center 

200 E. Hondo Avenue Devine, Texas 78016

This course is free!
 
Instructor Wayne Springer
Chief Investigator 38TH Judicial District Attorney's Office

 

 

 

THE COURSE

A rise in child deaths related to child abuse and neglect has been recognized in Texas.  In addition, there have also been significant changes among Texas laws, technology, and investigative techniques regarding child abuse and neglect.  Officers are in need of adequate, affordable, and up-to-date training on how to better respond to and investigate child abuse and neglect.  This course offers the most up-to-date training for Texas officers to handle such crimes more effectively while ensuring full victim restoration through the use of multidisciplinary teams. 

 Advanced Child Abuse Investigation is designed to improve law enforcement’s response to child abuse and neglect, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation cases, by administering a comprehensive and free training.   The training combines an overview of how to effectively respond to abuse with instruction on the benefits of a multidisciplinary team approach.  The Child Abuse & Neglect Training Program for Law Enforcement is funded by a grant from the Children’s Justice Act of Texas.  This program is administered by the Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) with input from a statewide curriculum committee comprised of representatives from law enforcement, child protective services, children’s advocacy centers, and victim services.

 The program consists of a comprehensive curriculum covering crucial aspects related to law enforcement’s response to child abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The program will utilize a network of certified instructors to deliver training on a local basis, thus enabling more officers to take part in this very important training. 

The Advanced Child Abuse Investigation training is coming to your area and is FREE for all Texas Peace Officers to attend!  This training provides an overview on how to effectively respond to crimes against children with instruction on the benefits of using a multidisciplinary team approach. 

 Officers attending and successfully completing the Advanced Child Abuse Investigations will receive 24 hours TCOLE credit.  This class does not satisfy the TCLEOSE Course # 2105, Intermediate Child Abuse. 

 
REGISTRATION

To register for an Advanced Child Abuse Investigations class, please follow the link below

 http://www.acatraining.org/events/event_detail.aspx?id=3215

Once you are on the webpage, click on ‘Register”  Fill out the online form.  If you have further questions, call toll free at (800) 848-2088.    In the event that this specific course does not fit your schedule, the Child Abuse & Neglect Training Program will be offering the Advanced Child Abuse Investigation training at various locations in Texas at different times.  Please check the website, which is updated daily, for upcoming courses in your area. 

 We hope you take advantage of this opportunity!
 Join us in the quest to better protect and serve our children!

Dates:

December 12, 13, 14, 2017

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location:

George S. Woods Community Center 

200 E. Hondo Avenue Devine, Texas 78016

This course is free!
 
Instructor Wayne Springer
Chief Investigator 38TH Judicial District Attorney's Office
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Crime Scene Investigations
 
TCOLE Course Number 2100
16 hours 
 
The Crime Scene Investigation Course is designed to provide additional information on this subject area.  It is not meant to override department policy and current laws.
 
Dates are undetermined at this time.
 
8:00am to 5:00pm
 
This course will be held in Hondo, Texas
 
This course is free!
 
Instructor Wayne Springer
Chief Investigator 38TH Judicial District Attorney's Office
 
 

 
 
 
 ONLINE TRAINING
These classes are offered online to law enforcement, they are not in anyway connected to this office.
 
TCOLE
 
END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INTERNATIONAL
 
NIMS
 
FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER (FLETC)
 
ST. PETERSBURG COLLEGE  (NTPI)
 
THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO STALK
 
 
OTHER TRAINING FACILITIES IN THE AREA
 
TDCAA
 
TMPA
 
Bexar County Sheriff's Office Training Academy
 
SWTJC Middle Rio Grande Law Enforcement Academy
 
AACOG
 

 

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