This workshop will discuss all the steps from the initial investigation until the moment of testimony that can be taken by the detective and prosecutor in order to present the strongest case to a jury. A trial is collaborative. Det. Grandy with the Dallas Police Department will detail important considerations during the investigative phase of the prosecution, and Assistant District Attorney Zbolon will discuss what a prosecutor can do to best prepare witnesses, important strategy considerations, and anticipation of defensive theories.
Upon completion, participant will be able to identify and troubleshoot challenges to investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases.
Upon completion, participant will be able to have garnered tools to work more collaboratively with partner agencies.
Upon completion, participant will be able to navigate challenges to prosecution.
Upon completion, participant will be more aware of the challenges facing partner agencies and work to remedy those issues.
Upon completin, participant will be equipt to present the strongest version of their case to a jury.