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Webinar: Mitigating and Prioritizing Investigative Case Load Post Corona

COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders have impacted criminal investigations, creating a significant backlog and an overwhelming task for investigators. As businesses and life reopen in a post-coronavirus world, these investigations will need to continue. The sheer volume of backlog will make it difficult for investigators to effectively manage the amount of investigations. This webinar will go over strategies for efficiently managing, triaging, and prioritizing investigations. We will discuss various methods and techniques to use in dealing with a significant case load and delve into some virtual investigative techniques that can be used in the future.

FC111 Financial Crimes Against Seniors Seminar (June 10, 2020, Virtual)

This course promotes a multiagency approach to the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens. Topics include working with senior victims, examining documents like bank records and power of attorney, and using resources for investigation and community awareness. Detailed examination of a case study, from initial complaint to prosecution, reinforces and illustrates the course content. With a dual focus on financial abuse by trusted persons and common scams aimed at seniors, the course introduces senior-specific investigative skills while facilitating networking and cooperation that can extend out of the classroom and into real cases.

FC122 Intellectual Property Theft Training (June 11, 2020, Virtual)

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.

FC099 Basic Level Spreadsheeting Skills (June 12, 2020, Virtual)

This one-day course provides foundational spreadsheeting knowledge and skills to enhance workplace productivity. The course covers basic navigation of Microsoft Excel by combining live demonstrations and hands-on exercises, including the following:

  • Working with multiple worksheets within a workbook 
  • Hiding, unhiding, and protecting worksheets 
  • Adjusting rows and columns 
  • Using copy and paste options 
  • Finding, selecting, and sorting data

FC122 Intellectual Property Theft Training (June 18, 2020, Virtual)

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.

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