Program Information

What is the Statewide Strangulation Training Program?

The Statewide Strangulation Training Program is a new program that offers free training for law enforcement officers and prosecutors across the state of Texas. The main purpose of the training is to educate law enforcement officers and prosecutors in the dynamics of the crime of strangulation.

Is the SST Program part of the VAWT Program?

The SST Program was created by the Statewide Law Enforcement on Violence Against Women Training Program in 2017 and are both funded by the Criminal Justice Department of the Texas Governor’s Office. Both programs run independently of each other but work together to achieve the same common goal of combating violence against women.