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Access for Public Safety

Exploiting Data Sets for Criminal Investigations and Decision Making
Law enforcement agencies are increasing working with data sets. Generated from cell phones investigations and other computer based sources, these data sets are typically stored as evidence but only rarely “mined” for their full potential. Most analysts are familiar with the features of Excel to manage data, but when the sets are large enough, and the questions big enough, a more robust program is required.

Advanced Online Investigations

Cultivate valuable new skill sets to evolve with technological change
Investigating internet related crimes can be a daunting task for most agencies. Untrained personnel, limited investigative resources, non-existent policies/procedures and a lack of in-house subject matter experts are all contributing factors leading to an organizational unconscious incompetence. In other words, a lack of online situational awareness.

Analytics for Public Safety

Refocusing and Recharging Analytical Personnel
Analytics: The discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data. Making a difference for a department is more than building a case. Analytics for Public Safety combines foundational techniques with decision making skills.

Cell Phone Data and Mapping

Managing and Mapping Cell Phone Data for Case Management and Prosecution
Make sense of the data, find patterns, and clearly map the movements of the cell phone. Pen-Link and Analyst's Notebook are great, but it's time to learn something new.

Cell Phone Investigations

The National Standard for Cell Phone Investigation, from Collection to Prosecution
This demonstrates how to obtain evidence and intelligence from cell phones, cell towers/sites, call detail records, and applications using existing resources. Cell Phone Investigations presents the knowledge needed to immediately begin applying new skills to all cases.

Craigslist Investigations

Investigating Criminal Behavior on the Internets Largest Marketplace
Tablets, smartphones, and their applications provide the latest tools for law enforcement. Learn how to choose them, deploy, protect your data and people, and move to the next device.

Dark Web Investigations

Discuss and identify criminal offenses associated with the Dark Web
Students who take this course will learn how to comprehend each level of the web, from the surface (Google) down to the "deep" or "dark" sections. The course also uncovers the criminal offenses and investigative techniques often associated with the dark web.

Development and Management of Analytical Units

The National Standard for Developing and Managing Analytical Assets
Designed to assist agency’s grow, develop and manage their analytical services division. Whether an agency has a single staff member tasked with DOJ reporting or an active staff of real-time analysts, this course provides the road map to furthering the value of law enforcement analytics.

Digital Fugitive Apprehension

Fugitive Tracking using Digital Methods
Find, Track and Apprehend suspects using the latest digital/online methods. Suitable for any person who ever wanted to find somebody...immediately.

Excel for Public Safety

Harnessing the Power of Microsoft Excel to Better Manage Data & Improve Investigations
Get the most out of the program you use daily. Even experienced analysts have benefited from the techniques, lessons and instruction with this course.

GeoTime Level 1

Visualize geospatial, temporal & link data together with GeoTime
This 8-hour introductory course on Cell Site Analysis covers cell site analysis workflows, including CDR record formatting, mapping of CDRs and reporting. The course introduces GeoTime™ the internationally recognized 3D mapping and analysis solution for law enforcement.

Google for Public Safety

Applications, Services, and Investigations for Law Enforcement
Google is more than a search engine; it’s the first step in Open Source Investigations and a doorway to law enforcement ready, free applications including: Social media (Google+), mapping for tactical applications and CDR data (Google Earth), and communications (Google Voice and Translate).

Internet Anonymity for Law Enforcement

Be invisible and take privacy to the extreme in the interest of officer safety
Internet Anonymity for Law Enforcement will help establish your own strategy for disappearing from public view. Students will learn to make communications private, internet connections anonymous, computers hardened, identity guarded, purchases secret, accounts secured, and home address hidden.

Mobile Technology in Exigent Circumstances

Communication Exploitation Techniques in Tactical Environments and Exigent Circumstances
Utilizing cell and related technology in current and evolving situations. Students praise hands-on activities in this “missing piece” course.

Narcotic Unit Supervisor

Preparing Todays Narcotics Supervisors, Armed with the Tools for Tomorrow
Narcotic operations has changed dramatically in the past 10 years: Laws governing narcotics, criminal process, manufacturing, distribution, even the chemical composition of the drugs themselves have changed. To remain effective, and in some case to remain in existence at all, Narcotics Units, their mission, their methods, their team members, and their supervision must change also.

OIS Investigations

From the initial call for service, through the investigation, to the final presentation to the prosecutor and public. OIS Investigations meets the necessary requirements for OIS certification.

OneNote: Digital Case Management

Simply Managing, Storing and Sharing Criminal Case Materials
Criminal investigations are more complex today than 20 years ago. The amount and variety of data, materials and ultimately evidence, in criminal case management has grown along with the rise of laptops, tablets and cell technology.

Online Investigations

The National Standard for Online Investigations for Law Enforcement
This course provides a leadership foundation for the acquisition, deployment, management, and resolution of technology within law enforcement; make the right decisions, eliminate waste, and meet long term goals.

Open Source Investigations

There is No Need for Search Warrants or Subpoenas When the Sources Are Open
Foundation for the Open Source Investigations track, This course provides information, sites, and process for investigations using (predominately) free, open, public sources of information.

PIO and Community Engagement

Closing the gap between Public Safety and the Community
The communication gap between law enforcement agencies and the public creates tension.This course provides a fresh look at Community Engagement and the role of public communication within a law enforcement environment.

PowerPoint for Public Safety

The National Standard for the Presentation of Public Safety Information
This is the national standard for the presentation of law enforcement related data. Make bomb proof PowerPoint presentations for your department and for court. Learn the same techniques prosecutors use in capital murder jury trials: how to build them and, more importantly, how to deliver them.

Real Time Cell Phone Investigations

Utilizing cell and related technology in current and evolving situations. Students praise hands-on activities in this “missing piece” course.

Social Media Methods

Best Social Media Practices for Law Enforcement Departments and Their Personnel
Social media is the single most effective way for law enforcement to communicate with the public since officers have stopped walking the beat. This isn’t just for the PIO or ICAC investigator. Learn how every department, division, and officer can leverage social media to their advantage.

Video Evidence for Investigators

Benefit from the Power of Digital Evidence
From CCTV systems and body cams to social media posts and cell phone recordings, digital video is everywhere in modern society. Video Evidence for Investigators is designed to help law enforcement officers fully understand digital video evidence that is ever-present in today’s criminal investigations.

Word & Adobe for Public Safety

The Leading National Training Program for Law Enforcement on Microsoft Word and Adobe
Proficiency in creating documents is as important as writing the report itself. Learn how to create and format a professional document, securely distribute it, and leverage the Cloud for your department’s digital storage.