The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Programs (OJJDP) are pleased to announce:
Telecommunications Best Practices for
Missing and Abducted Children (TELMAC)
This 100% online course is designed to provide public safety telecommunicators, call-takers and dispatchers with the tools and training which promote swift and decisive response in the critical, early stages of incidents involving missing and abducted children. This course may also be taken by sworn officers who work closely with telecommunications in the areas of NCIC and data management when such incidents occur.
This course is free of charge; there are no FVTC fees for this course.
FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION VISIT THE 'REGISTER FOR THE COURSE' PAGE.
The course is delivered through Fox Valley Technical College’s Blackboard Online Learning System and is designed to be completed in a self-directed manner
The content is delivered across five detailed modules and is designed to require approximately 5 hours to complete
The course is available online, via the Internet, 24/7 for registered users during the FVTC academic term in which they are enrolled
The course is self-directed and can be completed at times most conducive to the participant's schedule and his/her department's operations
IMPORTANT: This online course requires:
- A high-speed internet connection (cable, DSL, or T1/Network-based)
Agency/Network access to PORT 1935; communication with this port in needed to access the module presentations
Ability to listen to audio from the PC
Ability to access to streaming video content and download training documents (all housed on secure FVTC servers)
Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 7 or higher (Mac OS 10.4+ supported with Firefox)
If your agency’s firewall or policy will not support these operations, and/or if you have not obtained supervisory approval to access all or some portions of the course from an alternate location (training facility, home, etc.), we do not recommend enrollment in this online course.