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6 Pa. Code § 15.123. Protective services investigation training curriculum.

§ 15.123. Protective services investigation training curriculum.

 The protective services investigation training curriculum shall consist of comprehensive training including the following topics:

   (1)  Laws and regulations of the Commonwealth related to investigations and criminal procedures.

   (2)  The criminal justice system.

   (3)  Developing the investigative plan.

   (4)  Investigative techniques.

   (5)  Maintaining control of the interview.

   (6)  Interviewing reporters.

   (7)  Interviewing collateral sources.

   (8)  Interviewing victims.

   (9)  Observation techniques.

   (10)  Techniques to obtain documentary evidence.

   (11)  Techniques to gather and preserve physical evidence.

   (12)  Closing the investigation.

   (13)  Presenting testimony in court.

   (14)  Coordination with other State agencies.


   The provisions of this §  15.123 amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2412. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (228927) to (228928).

Cross References

   This section cited in 6 Pa. Code §  15.2 (relating to definitions); 6 Pa. Code §  15.11 (relating to administrative functions and responsibilities of the Department); 6 Pa. Code §  15.13 (relating to organization and structure of protective services functions); 6 Pa. Code §  15.41 (relating to reports required to be investigated); 6 Pa. Code §  15.46 (relating to law enforcement agencies as available resources); 6 Pa. Code §  15.121 (relating to protective services staff qualifications); and 6 Pa. Code §  15.127 (relating to in-service training).

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