Law Enforcement Training on Domestic Violence Cases Held Today

anuary 07, 2009 –



MAYETTA:    Over 30 law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and victim’s services professionals attended a training today called  Investigating Domestic Violence Cases that was led by Jacquie Spradling, Assistant District Attorney ofShawnee County in the Domestic Violence Unit. The day-long training was held in  the PBPNGovernment Center Training Room.


Spradling has been a prosecutor for seventeen years and her presentation focused on specific information that prosecutors need to have from law enforcement officers in order to prosecute cases successfully.


All of the Potawatomi Tribal Police officers attended the training along with several police officers from Shawnee County and the surrounding region. Spradling illustrated her information in a power point presentation and also distributed several handouts with tips to attendees that she had compiled through the years.


The training event was sponsored by the Potawatomi Tribal Police Department’s Tribal Victims Assistance Program administered by Rebekah Jones. The program is supported by a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Program and  U.S. Department of Justice and has been in operation for two years.