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Precursor to Murder

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Saint Paul's United Methodist Church

2423 West 26th Street

Joplin, MO 64804

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Strangulation Facts

  • 75% of offenders who shoot and kill law enforcement officers have a history of strangling an intimate partner.

  • Abusers who employ strangulation have more in common with serial rapists and serial murderers than the average abuser.

  • Women who are strangled by an intimate partner once are 800% more likely to be murdered by that partner.

  • Only 15% of cases have visible injury when investigated by an untrained officer.


This training is intended for Prosecutors, Prosecution Personnel, Law Enforcement, Victim Advocacy Center Staff, Children's Division, Juvenile Office, Probation & Parole, Health Professionals & Domestic Violence Center Staff.

It is not intended for the general public or for victims of domestic violence.

POST certification is for 1.5 hours legal & 1.5 hours Interpersonal


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7:45 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM Opening Remarks

8:15 AM A Protective Mother's Perspective: Lessons Learned from Inside the Burning House

Lisa Saylor, Survivor

9:00 AM Precurser to Murder: Identifying & Highlighting the Hidden Clues in Strangulation Cases

Catherine Vannier, Prosecutor

12:00 PM Panel Discussion

12:45 PM Closing Remarks and Evaluation

About the Presenter

After almost 11 years as a line prosecutor, Catherine Vannier became the first ever MOPS Family Violence Resource Prosecutor. For more than 9 years, Catherine has developed and expanded the program, continu- ally adapting and improving her presentations based on feedback from past audiences, using examples from her own closed cases as well as other examples she has learned about from her trainings, travel and experi- ence in the field. Catherine received the 2012 James P. Damos Award by the Missouri Victims’ Assistance Network (MOVA) in recognition of her willingness to go above and beyond her designated duties in order to effect positive change for victims. Catherine serves as an appointed member of the Missouri Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children, which was created by the Missouri General Assembly in 2011.



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