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Cradle to Cane: Investigation of Crimes Against Vulnerable Victims

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12 hours

In 2017, the National Institute of Justice, Charleston Southern University, the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, and the Shaken Baby Alliance worked together to create and host “From Cradle to Cane: Investigation of Crimes Against Vulnerable Victims.” This two-day conference, held in Charleston, SC, focused on violent crimes against our most vulnerable populations – children, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

The audience for this conference consisted of law enforcement, first responders, death scene investigators, social workers, medical providers, and domestic violence specialists. Topics for the conference included specific case studies, the impact of abusive head trauma, the forensic pathology of child abuse, aspects of human trafficking, and the types of elder abuse.

Date Created: September 23, 2019