Training: Court Preparation & Testimony

Dates & Locations


August 28, 2020 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


Hampton Police Department
100 Brown Ave
Hampton, NH


This dynamic, one day class will be taught by John Ventura, who is an active police officer and prosecutor, with a focus on developing courtroom testimony skills in new officers, Field Training Officers (for new officer training) or officers in need of remedial training. Specific focus will be placed on DWI testimony. Officers who attend this class will have the opportunity to participate in practical courtroom exercises. Other areas of discussion will include:

  • Proper Documentation & Report Writing
  • Issue spotting
  • Knowing the strengths/weaknesses of a case
  • How to organize a case file and testimony
  • How a defense attorney will break a case down
  • Awareness of courtroom nuances
  • Administrative hearing testimony
  • Case studies
  • And much, much more