David Bishop Joins SEARCH High-Tech Crime Training Services

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David Bishop
Mr. David Bishop joined SEARCH October 7 as a High-Tech Crime Training Specialist in the High-Tech Crime Training Services department of SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics.

In this position, Mr. Bishop will coordinate and provide training on high-tech crime investigations and forensics to local, state, and federal justice agencies. He also will provide technical assistance to law enforcement agencies in active cases, prepare training curricula, teach SEARCH investigative courses, and speak at conferences throughout the United States.

Mr. Bishop retired from the Grass Valley (California) Police Department in 2009 after 25 years of service. He worked most recently as a patrol sergeant and led the agency's special incident team and various community- and problem-oriented policing teams. He also served as the agency's network administrator and technical liaison.

"Dave brings to SEARCH an impressive background in law enforcement and, in particular, his knowledge and passion for technology," noted Mr. Rich Harris, SEARCH Director of High-Tech Crime Training Services. "Dave is well-versed in forensic analysis and was instrumental in bringing technical resources and information sharing to Nevada County."

Mr. Bishop has received extensive training in the areas of law enforcement leadership and computer forensics, including:
  • California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute
  • Humboldt State University POST Management Course for Law Enforcement Officers
  • New Technologies Inc. (NTI) Forensic Training Institute
  • I-Look Investigator Computer Forensic Analysis System
  • Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People for Law Enforcement

Mr. Bishop holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management and an Associate of Science degree in Administration of Justice.