Status: Closed

This event is closed to further registrations.

Date, Time & Location

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific

United States Courthouse

3140 Boeing Avenue USMS Training Room

McKinleyville, CA  95519


California Sexual Assault Investigators Association (CSAIA)

712 Bancroft Road #151
Walnut Creek, CA  94598

(951) 290-8261



This One Day Training Course will provide patrol officers and sexual assault investigators training on DNA (where it's found, collection / packaging, mixtures and contamination issues, reference samples, Missing Person DNA Program, Familia search, what is new and on the horizon), Resources of the US Marshall's Service during sexual assault investigations, and 290 update / training.

Register and Pay online at www.csaia.org.

This training is located at the Federal Courthouse and ALL WEAPONS must be secured prior to entry.

Eight (8) hours POST accreditation has been applied for this course, however approval has not been granted as of the date of this announcement.


Cost: $25.00 to current CSAIA members and free to Lifetime members. Non-members are $50.00 per person which includes a new CSAIA annual membership.

Attention Non-Members to CSAIA. Your payment for this training will entitle you to a one year free CSAIA membership (annual $50.00 renewal fee will start July 26, 2018) if you meet one of the following qualification per CSAIA Board Policy;

Sworn Peace Officers: (All active and retired California sworn peace officers as described in Chapter 4.5 of the California Penal Code entitled “Peace Officers” beginning with Section 830. Federal and out of state investigators are included if qualified by analogy to the California Penal code or the equivalent code of the jurisdiction in which they are employed.

Related Disciplines: All persons, not included in the Sworn Peace Officer Members category, who are actively engaged in rendering judicial, prosecutorial, medical, nursing, psychiatric, psychological, social service, criminalistics, investigative, or legal support to prosecution of sexual assault cases, or who provide referral services to persons who are survivors of sexual assault and/or their families.

In the event that membership applications are dependent upon further definitions of the foregoing terms, a decision by a simply majority of the Board will in all cases be final.

In order to receive this membership, please complete the CSAIA Membership Application form (use the "Additional Information" button listed below) and bring it to the training event, or the day of the training event complete a CSAIA Membership Application available at the registration desk and turn it in to the event coordinator.


Chris Hulse - Senior Inspector, Sex Offender Investigations Coordinator, Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force, US Marshal Service.

Brian Segal - Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice.

Kay Belschner - Director, Eureka Laboratory, California Department of Justice

Dress Code

Business casual dress code. Please no tank tops, shorts, or flip flops.


7:30 A.M. - 8:30 A.M.

8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
Brian Segal, California Department of Justice
290 Legal Update, Preparing for 290 trial, and Properly Registering 290’s

Lunch 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

12:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Chris Hulse, US Marshal Service
How the resources of the US Marshal’s office can assist local agencies with sexual assault investigations.

2:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Kay Belschner - California Department of Justice Crime Lab
DNA: Who, What, When, Where, and How.


CSAIA Board of Director Jose Amaro (951) 290-8261
CSAIA Board of Director Steven Welch (951) 290-8261

Travel Information

This training is located at the Federal Courthouse and ALL WEAPONS must be secured prior to entry.

Hotel Information


Pricing - Regular (Jun 12, 2017 - Jul 26, 2017)

Registrant Type Price
Member US$ 25.00
Lifetime Member Free
Non-Member US$ 50.00

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation prior to July 17, 2017 will get a full refund. Any cancellation after July 17, 2017 will not receive a refund. However, your agency can send a substitute. Please send an email to swelch@csaia.org with the names involved in the switch.