Instructor-Led Training

Course Audience Prerequisites Length Difficulty
The Investigation of Computer Crime Law enforcement investigators and support staff Helpful to understand multiple platforms. 3 days Basic-to-intermediate
Network Investigation and Digital Triage Law enforcement investigators Complete The Investigation of Computer Crime course. (Recommended) 3 days Basic-to-intermediate
Core Skills for the Investigation of Mobile Devices Law enforcement officers, investigators, analysts and forensic examiners Complete The Investigation of Computer Crime course. (Recommended) 3 days Intermediate
Peer-to-Peer Investigations All high-tech crime investigators Background in online investigations; Understand and have experience with the basic computer crime scene. 3 days Intermediate-to-advanced
Online Investigations: Tools, Tips, and Techniques All investigators—whether their work is in high-tech crime, gangs, homicide, vice, property crimes, narcotics, or other details. Law enforcement affiliation 3 days Intermediate-to-Advanced
Windows Forensic Environment On-Scene Triage Law enforcement officers, investigators, analysts and forensic examiners Background in online investigations; Understand and have experience with the basic computer crime scene. 2.5 days Intermediate-to-Advanced
Karen Lissy

Ms. Karen Lissy is a Justice Information Services Specialist for the Law and Policy Program of SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics. In this position, she provides assistance to state and local justice and public safety agencies to collect, curate, and use National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data and computerized criminal history record (CCH/CHRI) information for policy analysis and development.

She also guides justice and related organizations in how to craft and implement laws, policies, practices, and technology applications to effectively collect and use CCH and related justice/public safety data; address legal, policy, and regulatory issues associated with CCH data; better manage and operate criminal justice information and identification systems; and develop security and privacy policies that protect justice information sharing systems.

Ms. Lissy has nearly two decades of research and data analysis experience, having led projects and tasks in support of two agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Institute of Justice), as well as the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and multiple foundations, including Ford, Annie E. Casey, and Hewlett. Prior to joining SEARCH in October 2020, Ms. Lissy served as a Social Science Researcher at RTI International, as a regional Crime Analyst for the Redmond (WA) Police Department, and as Director of a research program with the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis. Beginning in 2012, Ms. Lissy’s work has focused on improving data in law enforcement to answer policy questions and improve community/police relations.

Ms. Lissy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Duke University, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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