Justice Information Sharing

FC122 Intellectual Property Theft Training (Jul 2019)

This course introduces the problem of intellectual property (IP) theft and provides tools, techniques, and resources for investigating and prosecuting these crimes. A combination of lecture, discussion, and interactive exercises illustrates the potential dangers and economic repercussions of counterfeit products, as well as best practices and techniques for investigating IP theft. Students are provided with a state-specific workbook that includes relevant statutes, sample organizational documents for IP investigations, and additional resources for investigators and prosecutors.

Phishing to Laundering: From Clicks to Cash-Out

It is widely acknowledged that phishing is responsible for more than 90 percent of breaches occurring today. Basic phishing primarily exploits human behavior to entice a victim to ‘click the link’ or ‘open the attachment,’ thus often handing over to the criminal the golden nugget – valid access credentials. While we are all taught not to click or open the attachment, the scheme is still highly successful and profitable.

CGIC 2019 Solicitation Informational Webinar

The Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Resource and Technical Assistance Center team will provide an overview of the 2019 Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) Solicitation. This webinar will review eligibility, program essential elements, roles and responsibilities of a CGIC, and much more. The solicitation can be found here: https://www.bja.gov/funding/CGIC19.pdf.

Webinar Date and Time: Thursday, May 16, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET.

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services' (COPS Office) monthly podcast series, The Beat, features interviews with multi-disciplinary experts sharing the latest developments in community policing. The Beat’s latest programming is a three-part “Drone Podcast Series,” which provides law enforcement with an in-depth look at the various factors departments must consider when implementing an Unmanned Aircraft Systems program at either the local or state level.

In partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, the Education Development Center (EDC) is providing a series of two-day suicide prevention trainings between May and August 2019 nationwide. The train-the-trainer courses are tailored to crime victim advocates who are not clinical mental health professionals.

IA105 Intelligence Writing and Briefing (May 2019)

This course covers basic intelligence writing and briefing principles, as well as methods to facilitate increased intelligence sharing. Topics include creative/critical thinking and critical reading skills, source evaluation, privacy and civil rights, intelligence product writing structure and style, and creating and presenting intelligence briefings. An instructor and peer feedback process is applied to the reports and briefings produced in class.