Course detail: STR - Strangulation: A Hidden Danger
In this interactive course, attendees will see strangulation as the precursor of a possible homicide. Attendees will learn the signs, symptoms, and terminologies of strangulation and how to use lethality assessments to help victims understand the lethal situation they might be facing with a strangler. Attendees will also look at the dangers of minimization during a strangulation investigation with an emphasis on the crime scene and interview. A trauma informed approach to interviewing victims will also be introduced with an understanding of trauma and the brain.