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Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Illinois Valley Crime Prevention Commission Training Room
225 Backbone Road East
Princeton, IL
Instructor: Sarah Raymond - Peru Police Department
Sarah has been with the Peru Police Department since 2004 and currently holds the rank of Commander.  She has completed the 40 hour Instructor Course at PTI in Control & Arrest Tactics and recently completed the Sexual Assault Investigator Instructor training.  She has also received Instructor Approval from the Illinios Law Enforcement Training and Standard's Board to teach Sexual Assault Investigation for the Part-Time Basic Training Program. 
Sarah has a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Olivet Nazarene University and is currently working on her Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin - Plattville.

Susan Bursztynsky - ADV/SAS
Susan is currently the Executive Director of ADV & SAS in Streator, Il which provides victim centered services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and community education.
For 12 years Susan was the Director of the 13th Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Council.  She also has served as the President & CEO of the Starved Rock Regional Center for Therapy & Child Development (formerly Easter Seals)
Susan received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1986 and was a Staff Attorney & Managing Attorney for Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. from 1987 - 1997.
In March 2018 Susan completed the Sexual Assault Investigator Train the Trainer program.
  Member Fee: $0
Non-Member Fee: $100

Effective January 1, 2017 all Law Enforcement Officers must receive in-service training in Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Response within three years of the effective date of the act, and again every three years, thereafter. (50 ILCS 705/10.19)  

This one day training will include:

  • Trauma Informed Response
    • What is trauma?
    • Trauma and the brain
    • Trauma and memory
    • Long term effects of sexual assault
    • Mitigating trauma
  • Sexual Assault Advocates
    • Agency services
    • Understanding the role of the advocate
    • Language difference
    • Cultural Considerations
      • Who are the victims?
      • Barriers to reporting sexual assault
      • Law enforcement response
      • Social media forensics
  • Investigating the Offenders
    • Who are the offenders?
    • Barriers to identifying offenders
    • Detecting deception
    • Interviewing offenders
    • Report writing for sexual assault


MTU 5’s request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standard’s Board.


   X Civil Rights  X Constitutional and Proper Use of Law Enforcement Authority.
  Cultural Competency  X Procedural Justice
  Introductory Mental Health Awareness  X Legal Updates
 X Human Rights   Use of Force (must include scenario based or similar approved training)
  Lead Homicide Investigator  X Sexual Assault Trauma Informed Response
  Sexual Assault Investigator Training    

Course enrollment must be made by the agency CEO or designated training officer.  Registration may be made using our on-line course registration link on this website.  All officers enrolled by their department will be assumed to be on duty unless otherwise noted
Mobile In-Service Training Region #5 –Assist Program
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Serving the Counties of: Bureau – La Salle – Marshall – Putnam - Stark