WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Law Enforcement Supervisors, Patrol Officers, Detectives, Investigators, Victim Advocates, Victim Service Providers, Prosecutors, Judges, Sexual Assault Workers, Counselors, Educators, Nurses, and Social Workers, Military CID -MP’s and JAG’s.
Sgt William Rousseau (Retired) was a member of the Tampa Police Dept. in Tampa, Fl. for 29 years. He was the department’s Domestic Violence Coordinator and created and supervised the departments Sex Crimes Family Violence Unit. Bill is a nationally recognized expert in domestic violence by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He has taught for Florida State University, the University of South Florida, and the United States Army. He has received numerous awards for his work in domestic violence. Bill has a Bachelors degree from the University of South Florida. Bill is the past Chairperson of the Hillsborough County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team and is the current President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention.
Capt. Rod Reder (Retired) was with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Tampa Fl. for 29 years. He was most recently assigned as a Deputy District Commander. Rod was previously the Crimes Against Persons supervisor, and was the Domestic Violence Coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office for seven years. Rod is recognized nationwide as an expert in domestic violence by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U. S. Department of Justice. He has received numerous awards such as the Florida Governors “Peace at Home Award”. Rod is the Vice President of the National Institute of Crime Prevention. Rod is a graduate of the 109th session of the Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville. Rod has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He currently is the chairman for the Hillsborough County Family Justice Center board of directors in Tampa. Rod was also recently appointed to the Florida Attorney General’s Fatality Review Team.
SOME OF THE TOPICS THAT WILL BE DISCUSSED:
When Women Kill, Strangulation, Law Enforcement Officers as Abusers, Typologies of Abusers, Women Who Use Violence, Primary Aggressor, Developing a Coordinated Community Response, Effects on Children, Sexual Violence Model Policy, Rape Sensitivity for Men, Rape Prosecution, Rape Drugs, Interviewing the Rapist.
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