North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Who Should Attend:

Law enforcement officers, investigators, and supervisors that respond to officer-involved domestic violence.

Course Goal:

This course examines the unique dynamics and the impact that officer-involved domestic violence has on the officer and it’s agency.  In addition, the course discusses various tactics used by perpetrators to control and manipulate their victims.  Policies and procedures are also discussed to emphasis early identification of warning signs of abuse and the need for training and prevention. 

Course Objectives:

-          Educate officers about the dynamics of officer-involved domestic violence.
-          Discuss tactics used by officers to perpetrate domestic violence.
-          Discuss the impact officer-involved domestic violence has on the law enforcement agency.
-          Review the International Association of Chiefs of Police model policy on domestic violence by police officers.


This course will be delivered in the traditional classroom lecture/discussion method, with supplemental audio/visual materials.

Course Requirements:

Students must attend all class meetings.


Register for ALL NCJA classes (traditional classroom and online) on our  North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.



Course Coordinator:

Jennifer Fisher

Length of Course:

One day - 6 hours
8:00am - 3:00pm

 CICP Credit