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Sexual Assault: A Trauma Informed Response- Universal Issues

Event Details

Location: Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis, TN
Region: Southeast
Type: Training
Timezone: AST
Start Date: April 16, 2019, 8:00 am
End Date: April 17, 2019, 12:00 pm

This 1½ day course will focus on realities of sexual assault for victims and offenders, the impact of trauma on a victim, how Title IX impacts the law enforcement response, and investigative strategies for sexual assault cases. This training debuted in January 2018. Read about the rave reviews.

Topics Include:

Day 1

  • Realities of Campus Sexual Assault
  • Title IX (TIX) and Working Collaboratively
  • Neurobiology of Trauma

Day 2

  • Trauma Informed Investigations
  • Investigative Strategies
  • Table Top Exercise

This training costs $249 for IACLEA members and $349 for non-members. 

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Meet the Presenters:

Josh Bronson is currently the Director of Training for the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). In this role, he develops and facilitates training and programs on a variety of topics geared towards campus public safety and police. He is also responsible for maintaining close working relationships with other organizations, and for developing and maintaining an investigator section within IACLEA.

Since 2014, Mr. Bronson has been an instructor/subject matter expert for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Gender Based Violence Initiative and East Central University’s Safety Training and Technical Assistance for Administrators, Boards, and Law Enforcement (STTAABLE) Program, instructing on topics such as Title IX, campus sexual assault, creating partnerships, and trauma informed sexual assault investigations.

Until June of 2017, Mr. Bronson was the Assistant Director of the Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct and the Lead Special Investigator at the University of Maryland, College Park. In this role, he investigated all reports of sexual assault/harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.

Until May 2014, he was the Assistant Director of Campus Safety/Deputy Chief of Campus Police at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. He started his career in campus law enforcement in 2001 at McDaniel (then Western Maryland) College as a Safety Officer, and rose through the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, Lieutenant, to his last rank of Captain. During his tenure at McDaniel he oversaw training, IT, investigations, special services, and crime prevention, along with many other areas. He was also the Title IX Investigator for McDaniel College, investigating all reports of gender based violence and/or harassment.

Sgt. James "Jim" Markey has over 30 years of law enforcement experience with the Phoenix Police Department.  Serving in a variety of positions Jim was recognized with over 30 commendations and awards.   For over 14 years he directly supervised the sexual assault unit which is part of a multi-disciplinary sexual assault response team co-located in the City of Phoenix Family Advocacy Center.  Jim oversaw the investigation of more than 7,000 sexual assaults, including over 150 serial rape cases.  In 2000, he implemented a first of its kind sexual assault cold case team with the City of Phoenix.  This team reviewed nearly 4,000 unsolved sexual assault dating back 25 over years. For the past 16 years Jim has been a certified and nationally recognized trainer delivering sexual violence training for a numerous state and federal criminal justice organizations, state and local police departments, and campus law enforcement. 

 Currently, he is a contract consultant for the DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) where his team provides technical assistance and training to over 50 SAKI and DANY (District Attorney of New York) rape kit backlog grantees across the United States.  Recently, Jim developed a sexual assault unit assessment for law enforcement agencies assisting them in improving their response to sexual assault.  He has completed assessments for the Tempe Police Department (Tempe, AZ) and the Fayetteville NC Police Department.  He holds a Bachelor of Science-Criminal Justice degree from Arizona State University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.   Jim currently serves as a member of the NIJ SAFER Act Working Group and Editorial Team, NIJ Cold Case Working Group, Arizona Commission on Victims in the Courts (COVIC), and the Arizona Forensic Advisory Committee.  

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