AUSA/Tribal Liaison David Adams participated in the board meeting hosted by the New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. NMCSAP leads the state’s efforts to reduce sexual abuse and sexual violence by providing training and technical assistance to service providers, law enforcement officers, prosecutors, medical practitioners, and mental health professionals. NMCSAP also collects and analyzes sexual assault and domestic violence data and produces annual reports of the findings.
December 15, 2016
March 3, 2016
The New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. received a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant to host a two-day conference for New Mexico Prosecutors (state, tribal, federal, and military) and Court Investigators on March 2-3, 2016 in Albuquerque at the New Mexico State Bar Center. During this afternoon’s session, AUSA/Tribal Liaison David Adams presented on Enhanced Jurisdiction Pursuant to the Violence Against Women’s Act.
Updated July 28, 2016
January 12, 2016
Tribal Liaison/AUSA David Adams presented training on federal jurisdiction over domestic violence and sexual assault crimes against Native American women to the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW). Mr. Adams presented the training as part of his Tribal Liaison responsibilities and in support of the OVW Tribal SAUSA Pilot Project. The Tribal SAUSA Pilot Project seeks to train tribal prosecutors in federal law, procedure and investigative techniques to increase the likelihood...
Updated November 17, 2016
December 7, 2016
Tribal Liaison/AUSA David Adams and Victim Advocate Vandever attended the 15 th National Indian Nations Conference—the largest U.S. Department of Justice sponsored Indian Nations conference. The conference had over 1200 attendees and Tribes from across the country were represented. The conference brought together Native American victims, victim advocates, tribal leaders, victim service providers, community volunteers, prosecutors, judicial and law enforcement personnel, family violence and...
Updated December 13, 2016
January 29, 2016
Tribal Liaison/AUSA Adams participated in a seminar sponsored by the Indian Health Services and presented by the International Association of Forensic Nurses to train nurses and physicians seeking to become certified Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiners (SANE) healthcare providers. AUSA Adams taught a session on forensic evidence and testimony provided by SANE nurses and healthcare providers in federal cases charging domestic violence and sexual assault crimes against Native American women. AUSA...
Updated January 11, 2017
Updated December 16, 2016