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Jerry and Patty Wetterling stand in the middle of their kitchen in St. Joseph, riffling through their notes as they prepare to address the media for the first time since authorities had arrested and named Danny Heinrich as a “person of interest” in their son Jacob’s abduction.
The Legacy of Jacob Wetterling continues to live on with the Jacob Wetterling Foundation’s efforts to promote kids’ personal safety.
The Jacob Wetterling Resource Center celebrated moving to a new, larger office in Minneapolis on Wednesday. The resource center, which started in 1990 in St. Joseph, Minn., now has five full-time staff members and provides education, training and support for families of missing children and adults across the U.S.
More than 30 people gathered at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Aug. 16, to get their questions answered and express concerns about a Level 3 predatory offender who is moving to Eden Prairie.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. (KMSP) – The last anyone heard from 20-year-old Segundo Lema was two months ago. The young newlywed and father has yet to place a phone call and hasn’t showed up to work, which has rattled the family still waiting for his return.
Several experts at Zero Abuse Project have authored chapters within the textbook, including Director of Education and Research Victor Vieth, who served as an Editor in Chief. Numerous chapters focus on child maltreatment and child welfare, and the book’s emphasis on violence across the lifespan allows for a great resource for CAAST (Child and Adult Advocacy Studies) programs, as well.
The field of forensic interviewing is a relatively new profession.The concept of a “forensic interview” was necessitated by high profile child sexual abuse cases from the 1980’s