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Cradle to Cane: Investigation of Crimes Against Vulnerable Victims

Event Dates
All times are Eastern Time unless noted otherwise.
Event Duration
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.

Event Type
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
Sponsor(s) / Host(s)
Shaken Baby Alliance, NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
Registration Status
Free and open to all.
Date Created: September 23, 2019