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WI DOJ to Host Training for Prosecutors on Domestic Violence

 

MINOCQUA/STURGEON BAY — The Wisconsin Department of Justice Violence Against Women Resource Prosecutor (VAWRP) Project will be providing domestic violence trainings in Minocqua on September 15 and Sturgeon Bay on September 16. The trainings are made possible by federal grants that DOJ received through the Office of Justice Assistance.

 

The single-day trainings will teach prosecutors how to handle domestic violence cases with a victim-centered and defendant-focused approach.

 

SPET Domestic Violence Training Locations September 15

Minocqua

September 16

Sturgeon Bay

 

The trainings are designed to help prosecutors better educate law enforcement, juries, and judges about the actions of defendants and the responses of victims in these volatile cases and will cover issues such as charging decisions, firearm forfeitures, and trial techniques when victims recant, minimize, or fail to show for court.