North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Domestic Violence: Crimes and Legal Issues

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November 1, 2016 Edneyville

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Who Should Attend:

Law enforcement officers assigned investigate domestic violence matters.

Course Goal:

Officers must be aware of their authority to engage in enforcement activities related to domestic violence and 50B protective orders. 

Course Objectives:

Students will review statutes and judicial decisions involving the following topics: 
  • Criminal offenses pertinent to domestic violence, including laws of warrantless arrest. 
  • 50B procedures, including 50B crimes and other law enforcement response issues. 
  • Protection of victims of domestic violence and civil liability issues in law enforcement response.


This course employs lecture, class discussion and review of statutes and judicial decisions. 

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required for the entire session. 


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Course Coordinator:

Marie Hartwell Evitt
Paige Phillips 

Length of Course:

One day - 8 hours

CICP Accredited

Limit 2 students per department