Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

DSS Mobile Logo Mobile Menu Button

Law Enforcement Handbook

The Law Enforcement Response to Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault manual is a compilation of South Dakota state statutes regarding domestic violence and sexual assault and best practices for law enforcement officers and others to refer to when assisting victims of crime.  It provides information ranging from proper investigative techniques and report writing to recognition of the dynamics of an abusive situation and the victims’ perspective and response to violence. 

Click here for the 2014 Law Enforcement Handbook