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Section 1: Introduction A. Course Overview B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Employee Training A. The Star Employee B. The Testimony C. What Went Wrong? D. Step One E. Policy and Procedure F. Tracking G. Good Reporting H. Your Role I. Professionalism J. Professional Conduct K. Professional Appearance L. Review M. Summary Section 3: After the Subpoena A. Subpoena B. Good Faith Defense C. Evidentiary Concerns D. Character Evidence E. Prior Acts Evidence F. Relationship with Attorneys G. Documentation H. A Few Things to Keep in Mind I. Review J. Summary Section 4: General Policy A. Pretest B. Be Honest C. Courtroom Testimony Training D. Personnel Issues in Social Media E. Review F. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations!
Since receiving her Juris Doctor from the University of South Dakota, School of Law, Tracey Dollison Decker has worked as a violent crimes prosecutor for the state of South Dakota. She has tried nearly 100 jury trials ranging from misdemeanor assaults to sexual assaults and homicides. Tracey also works with law enforcement across the state, to help train in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault and family violence. This training includes report writing and preparing for courtroom testimony. Tracey is also the chair of the training committee for the State’s Attorney’s Association of South Dakota, where she serves as a board member. Tracey also serves as vice-chair of the West River Human Trafficking Task Force for the state of South Dakota. Tracey has been active in efforts led by the State’s Attorney’s Association to strengthen South Dakota’s laws in the areas of sexual assault and family violence. Disclosure: Tracey Dollison Decker, JD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.