Part 1: Stearns County Domestic Violence Felony Court: Holding Offenders Accountable / 20 June 2013

Presented By: BWJP

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Central Time
Location: Your Desk

In 2009 The Stearns County Domestic Violence Partnership opened the nation’s first repeat felony domestic violence court. Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall will co-present with partners in two webinars to describe this court’s development and discuss how the partners collaborate to achieve offender accountability and victim safety.

Presenters: Janelle Kendall
, Stearns County Attorney, Becky Bales Cramlet, Community Corrections Division Director, Stearns County Community Corrections, and Lt. James Mortenson, St. Cloud Police Department. 

Description: The court identifies repeat felony domestic violence offenders at the initial arrest stage. Once identified as appropriate for this specialized court, defendants are mandated to immediate pretrial intensive supervision that includes drug and alcohol testing and quick access to treatment ,if necessary, as well as strict no contact and behavior conditions. Janelle Kendall will describe the evolution of this court and co-present with law enforcement and corrections partners to detail how law enforcement collaborates with probation to provide this intensive supervision.

Registration Details: This webinar is open to OVW Grantees and the general public.

  • GTEAP (Arrest) GRANTEES: you are REQUIRED to enter your OVW-issued grant number when registering for this training. 
A webinar is an on-line seminar and requires access to the internet to connect.

Audio options are: 
1) Teleconference (Your standard long distance charges will apply); 
2) VoIP (free audio through the internet, speakers are required). 
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    Funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Health and Human Services
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