Alex Graves, Senior Program Analyst, FLETC
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...Alex GravesAlex Graves (Shoshone/Cherokee) joined FLETC after working for two years with Cangleska Inc., as a Law Enforcement Training Specialist.His responsibilities included curriculum development and implementation for law enforcement within the State of South Dakota and tribal law enforcement around the country.He was also a Special Investigator for the Oglala Lakota Attorney General.Prior to joining the staff of Cangleska, Inc, he served for twelve years as a Detective with the Hawaii County Police Department.
supervised Area II (the West Hawaii) Criminal Investigation Section, Domestic Violence Unit.
Before joining the Hawaii County Police Department
, Detective Graves served in the Unites States Marine Corps
for six and one-half years.He was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe and Marine Corps Air Station Tustin/El Toro.His
investigative experience includes undercover narcotics, personal protection details, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse, sexual assault and other felony offenses.He is certified by the Judiciary of the State of Hawaii as a child forensic interviewer.He is certified as a DNA Recovery in Sexual Assault Investigations Instructor, a S.T.A.R. Domestic Violence Instructor, Sacred-Circle domestic Violence Advocate, Sacred Circle Batterer's Re-Education Facilitator.Graves has served as the Co-Chair for the West Hawaii Domestic Violence Interagency team, and as a Commissioner on the Hawaii County Family Advisory Commission.He is an active member of the American Society for Law Enforcement Training (ASLET), having been the ASLET State Representative for over four years, as the Hawaii State and the South Dakota State Representative.He
has been published on the topics of forensic interviewing of children, intra-agency trainers, domestic violence and child abuse, officer involved domestic violence and has presented at seminars around the country on officer survival, firearms training, the causation of youth's at risk, Violence Against Women's Act, and officer involved domestic violence.He as served as consultant on response to victims for the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Department of Justice Technical Working Group on the investigation of crimes involving the Internet.He
has been an active volunteer with Special Olympics on the State and National levels.He has been a volunteer at the Hawaii Youth Correction Facility, volunteered and served as Director for the "Hawaii Youth at Risk" program.He is an active member of the American Society for Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET), and was recently appointed as the Representative for Indian Country for ASLET.He
has competed in numerous triathlons including the Hawaii Ironman World Triathlon Championship.