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The Victim’s Voice in the Criminal Justice Process

CAPCOG is hosting the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services Division for a three-hour workshop that helps ensure victims are heard during all stages of the criminal justice process, “Victim Impact Statement:  The Victim’s Voice in the Criminal Justice Process”.

This workshop teaches the important role the Victim Impact Statement plays at key stages of the criminal justice process. It also explains the statutory responsibility of various criminal justice entities with regards to Victim Impact Statements and builds a familiarity with revisions to statement forms and statistical reporting requirements. The workshops works to develop ideas for Victim Impact Statement standards in communities that help ensure victims are heard at all stages of the criminal justice process.

Date/Time:
April 3, 2017, 9:00am – 12:30pm

Cost: Free
Hours: 3

Topic:

Audience:

Instructor:
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services Division

Special Instructions:

Any TCOLE credit hours offered by this course will not be recorded by the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services Division will provide information on earning CEUs.

This workshop is geared towards victim assistance and criminal justice professionals with statutory responsibilities for the handling of Victim Impact Statements to include:

  • victim assistance coordinators in district and county attorneys’ offices
  • prosecutors
  • court coordinators
  • district clerks
  • judges
  • probation officers
  • law enforcement personnel 
  • sheriffs’ department staff responsible for transporting/sending pen packets to the TDCJ

Complete the downloadable registration form below and submit it by email to julie.jesperson@tdcj.texas.gov to attend the workshop.

Location:

Capital Area Council of Governments - Pecan Conference Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310 Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

For Questions:
Contact Matt Holderread, criminal justice program specialist, at 512-916-6185 or mholderread@capcog.org.

Continuing Education Credits:
3

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Course ID: 18795

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