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Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $1,450,000)

The purpose of this funding request is to obtain funding to:

1. Support the continued training and technical assistance effort for state and local law enforcement programs focused on the improvement of services to missing and exploited children and their families.
2. Provide limited on-site technical assistance to state and local entities on a request basis.
3. Coordinate program activities with other related grantees to assure that a unity of mission is accomplished and that all resources are maximized.
4. Coordinate CPD program activities with other related training and technical assistance activities already performed by FVTC to assure that a unity of mission is accomplished and that all resources are maximized. CA/NCF

Fox Valley Technical College will conduct a minimum of 14 regional training programs, consisting of four Child Abuse Investigation (CAI) Techniques Courses, four Child Fatality Investigations (CFI) Courses, four Child Sexual Exploitation Investigations (CSE) Courses and two Police Juvenile Services (PJS) Courses. The grantee will continuously revise the existing curricula of the current programs, utilizing nationally known practitioners, including law enforcement, prosecutors, child protective service personnel, members of the judiciary, medical practitioners and other stakeholders, identifying and incorporating the most current investigative skills and techniques for handling missing children cases, child exploitation cases, and child abuse and neglect cases. In every program there will be a module on resources that includes prevention efforts, community education initiatives, service providers and governmental agency services. The grantee will provide direction on Missing and Exploited Cases at both the management and investigative levels; trainings will include policy level issues, such as model policies and best practices for Police Chiefs and Sheriffs, as well as investigative techniques. The grantee will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data on training program participants and regularly providing these data to OJJDP.

Date Created: August 9, 2005