AMBER Alert in Indian Country – Fall 2017

NEW ELEARNING FOR TRIBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND COMMUNITY CHILD PROTECTION EFFORTS

The AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program added two new online training opportunities to its array of eLearning courses in September 2017. These two one-hour trainings are uniquely designed for tribal law enforcement and others working in child protection efforts in tribal communities. For complete information, and to register, visit the Tribal Database Website’s training page:

https://www.tribaldatabase.org/resources/training-2/, or email us at tribaldatabase@ncjtc.org.

LAW ENFORCEMENT AND COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING AND EXPLOITATION IN INDIAN COUNTRY

This one-hour self-directed course is designed provide child protection personnel working in or with Native American and Alaskan Native communities with an understanding of both historical and ongoing problems of child sex trafficking and exploitation in Indian Country, and to offer careful consideration of important strategies to build awareness of the problem, and support tribal communities in identifying and reporting suspected or known trafficking and exploitation. The course provides important considerations for law enforcement in working with the community on these awareness and identification efforts, as well as for preparing for effective response to safely recover victims, interdict these crimes, and prosecute offenders.

BUILDING AMBER ALERT IN INDIAN COUNTRY

This one-hour self-directed course is designed provide child protection personnel working in or with Native American and Alaskan Native communities with an understanding of both historical and ongoing efforts to establish AMBER Alert systems in Indian Country, and to offer careful consideration of the key components needed to implement a successful child abduction recovery strategy in those communities.