Register for Brazos County "Every Victim Every Time" Conference
A coalition of Brazos County-area agencies, including the Brazos County District Attorney and Brazos County Attorney offices, will host a two-day event, "Every Victim Every Time" Crime Victim Conference, April 22-23 in College Station. The aim of the conference is to provide professionals the training, education, strategies and networking they need to work with victims and their families within the criminal justice system.
For more information and to register go to www.evetbv.org. Continuing education hours are provided for TCLEOSE, State Bar of Texas, LPC, LMSW, LCDC, LMFT, and probation.
Workshop Sessions Include:
The Psychology of a Mass Shooter—Dr. Mary Ellen O’Toole, Retired FBI
- The Serial Murderer—Dr. Mary Ellen O’Toole, Retired FBI
- Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault—Lyndel Williams, TAASA
- The Anatomy of a Search—Brad Dennis, Klaas Kids
- The Deep Web—Internet Crime Investigation—Patrick Wilson, Ellis County District Attorney
- How to Deal With Burnout—Mark Yarborough, Lamb County DA
- A Texas Massacre, The Luby’s Murders—Henry Garza & Jill McAfee, Bell County District Attorney
- Impact of Domestic Violence on Children—Jan Langbein, Genesis House
- What Professionals Should Know About Sexual Abuse—Jane Riley
- Gang Violence—Paul Mohler, Texas Attorney General
- Interviewing Violent Offenders—Dr. Mary Ellen O’Toole, FBI
- Importance of a Forensic Nurse—Deborah Kleypas, Scott & White
- Building a Strong Stalking Case—Jon Lumbley, Dallas Police Dept.
- The Ashley Beasley Murder – Frank Malinak, Texas Ranger
- And Many More
Keynote Speakers Include:
Dr. Mary Ellen O’Toole
Dr. O’Toole has spent her career studying the criminal mind. One of the most senior profilers for the FBI until her retirement in 2009, Dr. O’Toole has helped capture, interview and understand some of the world’s most infamous people including: Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer, Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber, the Zodiac serial murder case and the bombing during the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, UT.
Dr. O’Toole also worked the Elizabeth Smart and Natalee Holloway disappearances, the Columbine shootings and many other high profile cases. Her law enforcement career spanned 32 years, beginning in the San Francisco’s District Attorney’s Office when she was a Criminal Investigator. Dr. O’Toole worked as an FBI agent for 28 years, spending more than half of her Bureau career in the organization’s prestigious Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU)—the very unit that is the focus of the hit crime series “Criminal Minds.”
Dr. O'Toole will share her expertise in the area of mass shootings as they relate to criminal behavior and targeted violence. She will provide direct knowledge of these shooters as well as first-hand experience in these types of cases.
EVET conference is organized by the following agencies: Brazos County District Attorney, Brazos County Attorney, College Station Police Department, Texas A&M University Police Department, Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, Bryan Police Department, Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, Scotty’s House, Sexual Assault Resource Center, Twin City Mission, College Station Independent School District, Voices For Children, Mother’s Against Drunk Driving, Brazos County Juvenile Services, Brazos County CSCD and many more.