Course detail: Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

Native American and Alaska Native rates of murder, rape, and violent crime are all higher than the national averages. When looking at missing and murdered cases, data shows that Native American and Alaskan Natives make up a significant portion of missing and murdered individuals. The overall scope of this course is to strengthen law enforcement protocols and working relationships with tribes to improve investigations, information sharing, and better response to missing and murder investigations of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Completion of this course is estimated to take 1.5 hours.

Core Competencies: 
  • Participants will employ best practices as they investigate any crime from its beginning to its eventual disposition; either as an individual, or as part of an investigatory team. 
  • Participants will exhibit fairness in policing while giving people a voice and performing law enforcement duties with impartiality and the necessary level of transparency to sustain and strengthen public trust


Course Objectives: 
  • Define tribal sovereignty and understand the complexities of law enforcement jurisdictional issues and challenges.
  • Recognize and define human trafficking laws at the federal and state level.
  • Recognize resources available to aid in the investigations of missing and murdered indigenous people.
  • Recognize the importance and appropriate use of the missing persons clearinghouse.
  • Define missing and unidentified people and understand the state statutes associated with each. 
  • Recognize the importance of Federal, State, and Local partnerships. 

Who Should Attend
  • All public safety personnel from entry level to administration; sworn and non-sworn in Federal, State, Tribal and Local jurisdictions.  
  • Service Providers
  • Educators

Methodologies: 
  • Self-paced online reading 
  • Videos 

Course Requirements: 
  • Complete a multiple choice exam with a score of 70% or better

 Session Information: LE23910O

Schedule: Every day, starting on 07/01/22 and ending on 06/30/23
Times: 12:00am-11:59pm CDT
No Tuition : $0.00

Facility Detail

Self-paced Online Training
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