Sexual Violence & Rural Police Agencies: Creating Partnerships for Change

May 26, 2020
11: 00 AM - 12: 30 PM

Registration Info

Registration Days
May 6 - 26, 2020


In this webinar we will explore resources available to local law enforcement through domestic violence/ sexual assault agencies. Learn the role of primary prevention in our rural communities and the important part law enforcement has to play in the prevention of sexual violence. By the end of the webinar participants will have a better understanding of how to build relationships between agencies and maintain those for the future.   


  • Identify resources that are available to law enforcement through DV/SA agencies   
  • Describe prevention and role law enforcement plays 
  • Discuss how to build lasting relationship between law enforcement & DV/SA agencies                 



Jody Thompson, Poteau Police Department Jody Thompson has 15 years of law enforcement experience. He currently works for the Poteau Police Department. He has advanced certification with over 1400 hours of continuing education. He regularly instructs CLEET reserve academies in domestic violence and child abuse investigations. He is married and the father of five children.   Jeremie Green, Special Investigator District 16/Latimer County Sheriff’s Office 

Jeremie Green has a bachelor’s degree in environmental science. He has more than 12 years in law enforcement experience and is CLEET accredited. He currently serves as the special investigator for District 16 in charge of investigating all child/adult sexual assaults, domestic violence and stalking cases. He is a member of both Latimer and Leflore MDT.  

Bethany Turner, Community Coordinator Leflore County Crisis Services Bethany holds a master’s degree from Oklahoma State University. She has also worked as crisis advocate/community liaison, children’s advocate, and substance abuse educator with the Leflore County Crisis Services. She provides sexual violence prevention education to local agencies, including law enforcement, school systems, business entities.  She has received more than 150 hours of additional training in the areas of domestic violence and stalking. She is a member of the CCR/SART teams for Latimer and Leflore County