Crime Prevention

Join the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) for their webinar “Collecting Evidence from Online Social Media: Building a Cyber-OSINT Toolbox” on March 2, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. The popularity of social media and alternative ways of communicating calls for new ways to investigate these communications. Social media communication is often shared on open platforms and can be made available long after it is created.

Training – Effective Strategies to Investigate and Prosecute Labor Trafficking in the United States

This two-and-a-half-day training, sponsored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and AEquitas, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, is designed to enable participants to identify victims and investigate and prosecute labor trafficking crimes. This training is open only to law enforcement investigators, prosecutors, and crime analysts.

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Webinar – Partnerships to Address Labor Trafficking: How to Build Multidisciplinary Team

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) and the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) invite you to their webinar “Partnerships to Address Labor Trafficking: How to Build a Multidisciplinary Team.”

Investigators will benefit from learning about practices and innovative strategies for investigating and addressing labor trafficking cases. Establishing trusted multidisciplinary relationships can lead to significant progress in identifying, apprehending, and convicting labor traffickers while safeguarding the lives of victims and their families.

Webinar - Of Eggplants and Umbrellas: The Legal and Investigative Implications of Emojis

This webinar, presented by cyber crime attorneys and a former prosecutor, discusses investigative uses of emojis, particularly in the context of child exploitation, and the legal context of this growing medium, including current case law and implications for practice.

Teen dating violence, also known as adolescent relationship abuse, is a serious, widespread issue that has both short- and long-term consequences. Teen dating violence may occur in-person or electronically and consists of physical, psychological, or sexual abuse, as well as stalking.

Webinar – Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice: Supporting Youth Across Systems

Nationally, an estimated 78 percent of young people who have experienced homelessness report that they have also had at least one interaction with law enforcement, while 44 percent have spent time in a jail or detention facility. Participants will learn about ways that communities can better support young people who find themselves at the intersections of youth homelessness and juvenile justice to ensure that youth do not have unnecessary contact with the juvenile justice system and that if they do come in contact with the justice system, that they exit to safe, stable, and secure housing.

Join Justice Clearinghouse for their webinar “Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice: Supporting Youth Across Systems” on February 20, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Studies show 78 percent of adolescents who have suffered from homelessness have also had at least one encounter with law enforcement. Of these young adults, 44 percent have found themselves in a jail or detention center.

Join Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) on February 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a webinar on targeting offenders and creating targeted offender lists. The webinar will feature a panel of experienced researchers and law enforcement professionals who will dive into best practices for implementation, including considering the following questions: