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DNA Webinar Archive

Investigating and Prosecuting Non-Stranger and Stranger Cold Case Sexual Assaults

April 9, 2013 1:00 PM - April 9, 2013 2:00 PM


WHEN: April 9, 2013


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Participate and listen in on this webinar as an experienced law enforcement professional and sexual assault trial attorney explain the best practices and challenges to pursuing cold case sexual assaults. Patti Powers and Jim Markey will discuss the importance of thorough investigating techniques, the power of DNA evidence in non-stranger cases, turning tough issues into strengths at trial, and some of the unique aspects that are faced with these cases.  Participants will gain an understanding of how to establish the foundation for constructing a case that holds the offender accountable, persuades the jury of the reality of the crime, and gives resolution to the victim.
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