Trainings for police officers
The initial and advanced training within the police forces of the Federal Land Thuringen includes different aspects related to the support to women victim of violence.
It gives concrete information how to support women, create networks and improve coordination with victim support services and implement sanktions to the perpetrator. The training concept is included in the education curriculum since 1995, based on the recommendations of the Federal Ministry for Families, Seniors, women and the Youth (BMFSFJ).
The training curriculum includes information on legislations, documentation, responsible agencies, as well as for support of specific population groups (like migrants, disabled, the young). Also, within the criminal statistics, a section on Domestic violence has been integrated.
Aims and objectives
The aim is to improve the knowledge of police officers on legislations and available supporting structures for women victims of vioelen. The training should improve the implementation of the Anti-Violence Legislation, in order to improve the living condistions of women and other victims in the family (such as children) and help them to live in a situation without violence.
Results and impact
Guidelines are available online. No evaluation available
Ministry of Interior of the Land Thüringen
Nuts code: DEG0