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Please do not register for any ACPA training unless you plan on attending. If you register and don't show, or cancel and do not find a replacement, you will have taken a slot that someone else could have used. You or your department will be charged a $50 cancellation/no show fee.


Cyberharassment and Cyberstalking

Expert Q&A session on "Cyberharassment and Cyberstalking" with guest hosts Jayne A. Hitchcock and Eric McGriff

If you have questions for the hosts, they welcome your contact by email: Jayne A. Hitchcock and Eric McGriff.

NW3C Training Calendar




Check out our FREE officer cybersafety modules!

Law enforcement officers, other criminal justice practitioners, and their families are at high risk for doxing. You can follow along with the step-by-step security instructions by having the app, browser, or device available during the training.


Join us live online for Cognitive Interviewing Techniques: The Next Level taught by John Pizzuro students will learn different cognitive and influential techniques in order to reach people at a deeper level to effectively obtain more information and evidence. Real life examples and illustrations will help students apply these techniques in their investigations.


The Justice Clearinghouse

Online Course: Inductive Interviewing for Justice Professionals

Built on the foundation of time-tested interviewing principles, the Inductive Interview System brings a fresh approach to interviewing that is innovative, unique, and highly effective. Non-coercive and non-linear, the system can be easily applied by any officer who has to gather information and determine the credibility of sources.


* Critical 3 - Technology Device Rules in the Home

Recorded on April 30, 2021

Do you set technology device boundaries in your home? Do you provide professional guidance to others about safe technology uses for children and families? Technology devices have a large presence in our daily lives, surrounding us in our homes, schools, and workplaces. They assist us in many ways but can be equally disruptive or dangerous if not marshalled correctly. Dana Miller shares three critical things to consider when teaching or setting your own technology device limits for children and adolescents. WATCH NOW


Critical 3 - Maximizing your Training and Teaching

Recorded on April 6, 2021

Do you currently teach or instruct within your organization or agency? Teaching can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding jobs we can do within our profession. Truly great instructors make lasting impacts on their students, their organizations, and their profession as a whole. Consider three ways you can approach your training sessions to truly maximize your outcomes and deliver great training to your students.


Critical 3 - Effective Organizational Change

Recorded on February 24, 2021

Why do agencies need to change and evolve? What steps are you taking to help foster an inclusive culture and a transparent organization? Consider three ways to approach and implement organizational change that can strengthen community and employee trust.



Critical 3 - 3 Ways to Take Suspicion Out of Your Death Cases

Duration: 0h 7m | Recorded on November 30, 2020

Suspicious deaths can take months or even years to solve. Collaboration is key to a positive outcome for victims and their families. Bill Hanson shares three critical ways to ensure success in your death investigation cases.


Critical 3 - Crisis Management: What the Media Want to Hear From You

Duration: 0h 8m | Recorded on October 29, 2020

How does your agency communicate with media during a crisis? What steps have you taken to prepare? Anne Schwartz will share three things your agency can do to communicate effectively during a crisis.


Critical 3 - Trauma and Its Impact on Youth

Recorded on January 18, 2021

Protecting our youth is a fundamental goal for those who work in the criminal justice system or in social services. What steps can you take to help limit the trauma our youth potentially face? Consider three ways to help improve your role as a trauma-informed provider.



Critical 3 - Wellness and Resiliency: It Starts With You!

Duration: 0h 7m | Recorded on September 10, 2020

Who is gassing your tank? What steps are you taking to focus on your emotional health and wellbeing? Consider three ways you can improve your emotional health while creating resiliency to the challenges each of us face personally and professionally.


Telcommunications Best Practices for Missing and Abducted Children.
Self paced course 
Provides law enforcement telecommunications personnel with information and resources to promote swift and effective response to incidents of endangered missing and abducted children. Learn about the scope, scale and nature of the problem, best practice policy, and protocols for telecommunications response. Review important NCIC record entry and data management considerations and resources for the communications center.

Investigative Checklist Training for Patrol First Responders

Gain an overview of the Patrol First Response investigative checklist resource. This training provides a guided case-scenario review of important checklist elements and considerations for effective use. Patrol officers can use this information to support accurate and effective response to reports of endangered missing or abducted children, and assist with steps essential to communicate information to arriving investigators. You will find the resource in the Resources tab on this webpage.

Child Sex Trafficking: From Suspicion to Disclosure
Live Online Instructor Led

Learn techniques and strategies to enhance the likelihood of obtaining information from possible victims of child sex trafficking. Compare and contrast typical child sexual abuse cases with child sex trafficking (CST) cases and address the different points of entry into the criminal justice and welfare system for CST victims. Understand various disciplines' roles and responsibilities and how they can contribute to a positive outcome of the CST case. Examine question strategy, interview dynamics, language use, and interview suggestions. Discuss the business model of child sex trafficking as it relates to a variety of crimes, including the use of sexually explicit images of minors (child pornography).

Conducting Child Abuse Investigations

Gather up-to-date information for the investigation and prosecution of all types of child abuse cases utilizing a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach. Learn about medical evidence, interviewing child victims/witnesses and adult suspects/witnesses, along with legal issues involved in the investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse cases. Discuss trends in offenders’ use of t... More... More... Moreechnology, the use of sexually explicit images of minors (child pornography), and sextortion. Learn law enforcement investigative techniques that capitalize on new technology.

School Resource Officer Training Conference
Live Online Instructor Led

Our conference theme is "Protecting Our Children Through Prevention and Response". Join other law enforcement and school personnel to address school violence and youth victimization concerns through the use of crime prevention and response strategies and review lessons learned from relevant case studies. Examine the impacts of trauma on youth and effective strategies for working with students expe... More... More... Moreriencing mental illness and learning disabilities. Explore the most current trends among youth relating to social media and alcohol and substance abuse. Discuss successful prevention and intervention program models.


Conducting Unexplained Child Death Investigations


Learn how to utilize the evidence to support the proper conclusion in cases involving the death of a child. Discuss possible causes of death and gain best practices and tips including various investigative steps for first responders to evidence collection, witness and suspect interviews, and medical examination, and legal issues for prosecution.

Reimagining Policing: Strategies for Building Community Relationships that Last
Live Online Instructor Led

Gain insight and strategies to maximize how police agencies can connect with their community and important stakeholders through ongoing dialog and partnerships. Consider minority perceptions of policing due to historical events and ways to overcome some of these barriers. Discover strategies for creating a “learning organizational culture” while appreciating the fragile relationship with our com... More... Moremunities. A focus will be on the importance of police legitimacy through ethics, empathy and equity.


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