Nearly every crime today leaves a digital footprint—whether it’s someone posting images of child exploitation on the Internet, or a group of kids taking pictures with their cell phones of the house they just vandalized. The digital trail is there and it’s evidence that investigators can use to build a case.
At SEARCH, we break down high-tech crime investigating into useful pieces for you.
- If you’re at a crime scene and find a running computer, you need to know the procedure for securing that computer in order to get the most and best data from it.
- If you’re working a gang investigation, you may need to comb social networking sites to find associates and connections to your suspect.
- If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on a cell phone that was left behind at a crime scene, you need to know how to get the data out of that phone and into your report.
Our training courses are:
Let our team of high-tech crime training specialists help you today! Select from Instructor-Led Training, Self-Paced Training, or learn about our Modular Course and Conference Blocks.
Modular Course and Conference Blocks
In addition to our full-length courses, we can tailor our curriculum into shorter, condensed versions that fit into your meeting or conference agenda needs. Take a look at all of our individual course blocks and let us know how we can make a difference to your audience.
Co-author, Public Domain Drug Court Software: Functions and Utility
Author, Supporting the Drug Court Process: What You Need to Know for Effective Decisionmaking and Program Evaluation
Contributor, Report of the National Focus Group on Identity Theft Victimization and Criminal Record Repository Operations
Contributor, Report of the National Focus Group on the Criminal Record Backgrounding of America
Co-author: Complete Criminal Histories—A Key Measure of Integration Success
Co-author, DNA Forensics: Expanding Uses and Information Sharing
Co-author, Guide to Conducting Privacy Impact Assessments for State and Local Information Sharing Initiatives
Co-author, Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
Organizer/Moderator: National conference, “Beyond the Technology: The Law & Policy Implications of Biometric Use,” 2002
Organizer/Moderator: national Criminal History Operations Workshop, 2004, 2006
Organizer/Moderator: Workshop on Expanding Access to Criminal History Information and Improving Criminal Record Backgrounding, 2007
Organizer/Moderator: National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act Conference, 2009
Presenter, National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council, 2010–2014
Presenter, FBI CJIS Advisory Policy Board, 2012–2014
FBI CJIS Identification Services Coordinating Group Criminal Justice Rap Back Committee
National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council Rap Back Task Force
FBI CJIS Division Disposition Reporting Task Force
FBI CMIS Advisory Policy Board Warrants Task Force
Joint Task Force on the Design and Utilization of an Interstate Criminal History Record
FBI work Group on the Implementation of the Brady Law
FBI National Fingerprint File Pilot Project Evaluation Group
National Focus Group on the Retention of Civil Fingerprints by Criminal Record Repositories
National Focus Group on Emergency Housing and Criminal Record Checks: The Hurricane Katrina Experience
National Task Force on Increasing the Utility of the Criminal History Record
Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative: Privacy and Information Quality Working Group, and Privacy and Technology Focus Group