The Statewide Strangulation Training is open to full-time law enforcement officers and prosecutors. Applicants must serve their agency/department in a full-time capacity as a licensed Texas Peace Officer or Prosecutor. There are limited seats in each class for victim services representatives, see individual course sign up for details.

To see how many strangulation deaths have occurred in your area or in the state of Texas please click the following link for an interactive map: Texas Statewide Strangulation Map.

Registration Process

Registration will take place through the SAFVIC.org website- to register please choose “Register for a Training” from the menu above.

Training Fees

The SST Program is free for Texas law enforcement officers and prosecutors.  All travel expenses are the sole responsibility of each student.

Training Credit

Each student will receive 8-hours course credit after the training roster has been verified and student data entry has been completed. Partial credit will not be given if a student fails to complete the training.

The Statewide Strangulation Training does not serve as a substitute for any SAFVIC course.


If a registrant must cancel their attendance please notify the SST Program Staff as soon as possible to find a replacement at training@safvic.org