Sexual harassment and assault prevention expert to speak at Fort Benning | Military
A former Criminal Investigation Division special agent will speak to battalion and brigade command teams about combating sexual assault Aug. 19.
Russell Strand, current chief of the Family Advocacy Law Enforcement Training Division at the U.S. Army Military Police School, will present “Achieving Cultural Change to Eliminate Sexual Assault” to Soldiers at two events Monday.
He has nearly 40 years of law enforcement, training, and investigative and consultation experience in the areas of domestic violence intervention, critical incident peer support, sexual assault, trafficking in persons and child abuse investigations.
He has been recognized by the Department of Defense and internationally as a subject matter expert in his field.
Strand is the recipient of the 2012 End Violence Against Women International Board of Directors Visionary Award.
The award recognizes individuals for their vision and leadership in ending violence against women and is given to individuals who have made advancements in the field through research or practice, increasing public awareness of the problem and improving criminal justice and community system responses.
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