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Length
24 hours
Enrollments
15
Rating

This course is designed to provide the advanced concepts of the Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) training and certify a team of instructors employed within the same agency.

It is also designed to help instructors develop a working knowledge of the variety of resources available to assist officers who attend the basic IPC training class. The intent of this certification is to provide a working format for the team instructors to work together to present the IPC class as a multidisciplinary team.

The basic Interdiction for the Protection of Children training may only be instructed by Texas Department  of  Public  Safety  personnel,  instructors  certified  by  Texas  Department  of  Public Safety to instruct the material and guest instructors at the request of the TXDPS personnel or certified Instructors.


The basic IPC class and the IPC Train-the-Trainer class may only be instructed by TXDPS personnel, instructors certified by TXDPS to instruct the material and guest instructors at the request of the TXDPS personnel or certified instructors.


REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements listed below and have supervisor approval to be considered for enrollment.

Law Enforcement Patrol

  • Currently be a licensed peace officer
  • Four consecutive years as a patrol officer or patrol supervisor
  • Agree to attend the entire 40-hour training session
  • Conducted a minimum of two documented IPC related traffic stops

Law Enforcement Investigator

  • Currently a licensed peace officer or currently assigned to an investigations division or fusion center
  • Have experience investigating cases involving sexual assault of a child, human trafficking or internet crimes against children
  • Agree to attend the entire 40-hour training session
  • Assisted or investigated a minimum of two documented IPC related traffic stops

Victim Services Provider

  • Graduated from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a social or behavioral science discipline (but preferably a master’s degree in a mental health, social or behavioral science discipline)
  • Currently be employed as a victim services provider, preferably within the criminal justice system; if not, then be experienced in working collaboratively with law enforcement
  • Experienced in providing advocacy, crisis and counseling services to child victims of crime and trauma
  • Knowledgeable of and experienced in conducting interviews with children
  • Experienced in working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Agree to attend the entire 40-hour training session

Course Prerequisites



Upcoming Dates

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