Abuse Investigations
Date Title Instructor Time
09/26/2019 Child Sexual/Physical Abuse Investigations in
Today’s Law Enforcement Climate
Sgt. Eric Skog, MA 1:00-2:30 pm CST

Brief Overview: The course is designed to give a greater understanding of the intricacies of modern child sexual/physical abuse investigations. The course will explain some of the challenges law enforcement faces today given various social movements and some negative publicity in the media. The goal is to give the consumer a greater understanding of how these investigations unfold and an understanding of both positives and negatives when presenting cases for charging.

Expert Presenter: Sgt. Skog has been with the Saint Paul Police Department for over twenty years. His experience includes various assignments in the patrol officer capacity such as district operations, Mounted Patrol, and the Motors Unit. He has also served as a negotiator with the Crisis Negotiation Team for over seven years. After being promoted to Sergeant in 2012, Sgt. Skog has served as an investigator with the Sex Crimes Unit and the Robbery/Homicide Unit. Most recently, he has moved to the position of Patrol Supervisor in the Downtown Patrol Unit. Sgt. Skog holds a B.S. in Organizational Administration and a M.A. in Theological Studies.

Connecting you with experts in the field of child abuse


Continuing Education Credits

This activity has also been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Social Work for 1.5 hours CEU, 1 Post Credits by the Minnesota Peace Officers, and 1.5 CLE by the Minnesota Board of CLE.


Accessing the Live Webinar

Once you have registered for the live webinar, you will receive an email confirming your registration and providing you with a webinar link. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email. A reminder email will also be sent to your inbox 24 hours prior to the live event. Click on the webinar link in either of the above-referenced email messages to access the webinar on the day of the event.

For any programming questions, please contact Sara Lee at sara.lee1@childrensmn.org.
For any technical questions, please contact Kia Kehrer at kia.kehrer@childrensmn.org.