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IPAC Training

*IPAC's 2023 training schedule is now available. Full agendas and more details will be released as we get closer to the individual training.*

2022

October

Scientific Evidence in Officer-Involved Shootings
October 7, 2022
Indiana Government Center / Indianapolis
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join our 8-hour course with renowned emergency medicine physician, Dr. Bill Smock.  Dr. Smock serves as the Director of the Clinical Forensic Medicine Program for the Louisville Metro Police Department.  He became LMPD SWAT’s first tactical physician in 1993 and served as the Assistant Medical Examiner with the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office from 1991 to 1997.  Between 2003 and 2013 he worked with the FBI, serving as the Medical Advisor to the Louisville Division.  Dr. Smock has edited four textbooks on clinical forensic medicine and written over 40 chapters and articles on the subject in addition to teaching emergency medicine to a variety of students, police officers, doctors, and prosecutors all over the country.

This course will cover potential consequences when gun-related evidence is ignored or lost during patient care, unique components of officer-involved shootings, medical intervention and its potential consequences, wound characteristics, range of fire, contact wounds vs close or intermediate range wounds, and more. This training will include the review and evaluation of case studies involving domestic and officer-involved shootings.

Registration is now open. Click here to sign up. Please note, registration is limited to the first 100 people to sign up.

To view the agenda, click here.

December

Newly Elected School and Winter Conference
December 4-8, 2022
Sheraton at Keystone at the Crossing / Indianapolis

IPAC's annual Winter Conference combined with newly elected school for new prosecutors elected to office in 2022. This five-day training will feature two different tracks, one for new prosecutors looking to learn about the ins and outs of the office and one for experienced prosecutors.

Registration is now open. Click here to sign up. Attendees must register for the conference by November 4, 2022. The cancellation deadline is November 18, 2022.

To view the agenda and list of events, click here.

2023

February

Evidence Boot Camp
February 9, 2023
The Renaissance Hotel / Carmel

A one-day training for brand new prosecutors looking for a crash course on the rules of evidence in Indiana. This class is designed specifically for prosecutors who just recently passed the bar and joined an office. Registration will open in January.

Drug Summit
February 23, 2023
502 East Event Center / Carmel

The charge of Dealing Resulting in Death has become more and more common over the past couple of years after the Indiana General Assembly approved the new law. Hear from prosecutors and investigators who have successfully secured convictions for Dealing Resulting in Death and learn how you can build a successful case of your own. This is an identical training to the one conducted in September of 2022. If you attended that training, please do not sign up for this one. Registration will open in December.

March

Trial Advocacy I - Domestic Violence
March 7-9, 2023
Embassy Suites / Noblesville

A three-day training focused on improving the trial skills of young prosecutors. Students will receive a fact pattern from a fictitious domestic violence case and work their way through the trial from Voir Dire to closing arguments. The training will include lectures from faculty and plenty of classroom time for students to try out new techniques. Ideal for younger prosecutors without much trial experience who focus on DV and sexual assault cases. Registration will open in February.

April

Train the Trainer
April 25-26, 2023
Location TBD

Interested in potentially being a faculty member for IPAC training courses in the future? Consider attending Train the Trainer where IPAC staff and seasoned faculty members will walk you through how to effectively present on topics, critique students and more. Attendance to this course is by invitation only but if you are interested, please reach out to your elected prosecutor and let them know you would like to attend.

May

Spring Seminar
May 19, 2023
Marriott Indianapolis North / Indianapolis

IPAC's one-day training in Indianapolis that features an in-depth look at the new laws passed during the most recent General Assembly session, a Case Law update and much more. Registration will open in April.

June

Summer Conference
June 21-23, 2023
The Grand Wayne Convention Center / Ft. Wayne

IPAC's annual Summer Conference, featuring three days of training, networking and family fun. This year, IPAC heads north to Fort Wayne and its newly renovated convention center. Many more details to come. Registration will open in April.

August

Office Administrators 
August 8-9, 2023
Sheraton at Keystone Crossing / Indianapolis

If you are an office manager or work in an administrative role in a prosecutor's office, this training is a must-attend event. Learn the ins and outs of the job, the technical aspects of prosecutor offices and have some fun along the way. Registration will open in July.

Trial Advocacy I - Drugged Driving
August 22-24, 2023
Crowne Plaza Hotel at Union Station / Indianapolis

A three-day training focused on improving the trial skills of young prosecutors. Students will receive a fact pattern and work their way through the trial from Voir Dire to closing arguments. The training will include lectures from faculty and plenty of classroom time for students to try out new techniques. Ideal for younger prosecutors without much trial experience. Registration will open in July.

September

Cross Examination
September 19-20, 2023
Embassy Suites / Noblesville

This two-day course will focus exclusively on enhancing your skills on the crucial trial skill of cross-examination. Students will listen and learn from experienced faculty and then get plenty of time to practice their new skills in a controlled setting. Ideal for prosecutors with some jury trial experience who want to enhance their skills. Registration will open in August.

October

Juvenile Summit
October 6, 2023
Indiana Government Center / Indianapolis

The world of Juvenile law is complex and different from the adult court world that many prosecutors are used to dealing with. This summit is crucial for anyone who deals with juvenile law and wants to expand their knowledge from IPAC's Juvenile Resource Prosecutor and other experienced faculty. Registration will open in September.

Applied Professionalism
October 18, 2023
Indiana Government Center / Indianapolis

Applied Professionalism is a one-day ethics training that satisfies the State requirement for lawyers in their first three years of practice.  All topics are geared towards prosecutors. Registration will open in September.

December

Winter Conference
December 3-6, 2023
Westin Downtown Indianapolis / Indianapolis

IPAC's annual Winter training featuring four days of speakers, breakouts and networking with other prosecutors.  Many more details to come as we get closer to this event. Registration will open in October.

Updated October 4, 2022

IPAC Contact Info

Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council
302 W. Washington St., Rm. E-205
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: 317-232-1836
Fax: 317-233-3599
Email: ipacinfo@ipac.in.gov (please note, this email address goes to IPAC staff, NOT a local prosecutor)

Chris Naylor
Executive Director