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FC122 Intellectual Property Theft Training (July 24, 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.

FC205 Financial Analysis Methodology (July 8, 2020, Virtual)

This course provides an overview of financial analysis methodologies used to spreadsheet bank records and analyze financial and business records. Students will learn how to obtain financial records and how to organize, enter, and analyze financial data. Topics included are constructing a functional bank record spreadsheet, analyzing a variety of financial records, FinCEN, financial profiling, and types of business records and the illegal activities associated with them.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Construct a functional bank records spreadsheet according to accepted best practices.
  • List and describe the steps of bank records analysis.
  • Describe the use of currency transaction reports and suspicious activity reports.
  • Explain the uses of financial profiling.
  • Explain sources and applications of fund analysis.

FC210 Money Laundering and Commingling (July 21, 2020, Virtual)

This course provides basic to intermediate knowledge of the money laundering process and the commingling of funds, as well as an understanding of the ingenuity criminals use to move and hide funds while concealing their identity. The course instruction will use examples of real-life cases to provide an interactive session for students. Students will learn to:

  • Define placement, layering, and integration.
  • Explain why structuring is a common element of many money laundering schemes.
  • List at least four common typologies of money laundering.
  • Define commingling and how it relates to money laundering.
  • List four methods for disentangling commingled funds.

Webinar: “Part 2: Mindfulness Strategies for Law Enforcement”

Join the International Association of Chiefs of Police on June 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST for “Part 2: Mindfulness Strategies for Law Enforcement” webinar. This webinar is part of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance’s National Officer Safety Initiatives Program. It will be hosted by Mindful Junkie Founder, Gina White. Police officers across every rank, dispatchers, victim services personnel, crime scene personnel, other law enforcement personnel, and family members are encouraged to attend this 30-minute interactive mindfulness session.

Webinar: Web Resources for Identifying Effective Criminal Justice Programs: What They Offer and How They Differ

Researchers, program planners, and policy makers have access to a number of web-based resources that serve as a centralized source of information on what works in criminal and juvenile justice. These resources typically present information on the characteristics and effectiveness of various programs or practices along with a summary of the empirical evidence on their effectiveness drawn from evaluations or meta-analyses.