Mark is an experienced SWAT Team Lieutenant [Domestic Violence Division] who has lectured at universities and police academies throughout the world. He draws upon his extensive experience in law enforcement and his knowledge of family violence; stalking; domestic violence and sexual violence. He has also worked a consultant and an advisor to government departments, providing strategies to prevent domestic violence and support in the development of policy and training curriculum for law enforcement.
In this presentation, Mark explores:
- Myths and Misconceptions about sexual assault including “victim blaming” and false reporting
- How myths and misconceptions impact our beliefs, response, investigations, pursuit of justice
- How to overcome these barriers
- Men’s role in prevention
- Encouraging reporting of these crimes to help support victims and ensure justice