Law Enforcement

Crime Gun Intelligence Center 2020 Solicitation Informational Webinar

Please join the National Resource and Technical Assistance Center (NRTAC) on Improving Law Enforcement Investigations, a center funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and administered by the National Police Foundation and its partners, for an informational webinar on BJA’s 2020 Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) Solicitation. The BJA and NRTAC team will provide an overview of the 2020 CGIC Solicitation and will review eligibility, program essential elements, roles and responsibilities of a CGIC, and much more.

The Just Science Audio Podcast, sponsored by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE), has concluded its most recent podcast season with a series on DNA and forensic investigation—addressing topics such as investigative genetic geology, use of labs, the Golden State Killer case, and more. FTCoE also features various reports and resources about forensic technology.

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

This two-and-a-half-day training—funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and sponsored by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and AEquitas—will educate participants on how to identify victims of labor trafficking, as well as share best practices for investigating and prosecuting labor trafficking crimes.

The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, a private nonprofit serving prosecutors as well as their law enforcement and community partners, developed a series of webinars as part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Capital Litigation Initiative, which seek to improve prosecutors’ approach to capital litigation.

Webinar - Capital Litigation Improvement Project Webinar Series: Victim Counsel Coordination

Randy Udelman of the Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group will present on victim counsel coordination and offer a sample start-to-finish hypothetical case based on real facts—illustrating how to effectively meet victim needs in capital case prosecution.

This webinar is part of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys’ Capital Litigation Improvement Project webinar series.

CI101 Basic Cyber Investigations: Digital Footprints (Jan. 2020, Pennsylvania)

This course introduces learners to the concept of digital footprints and best practices in protecting personally identifiable information (PII). Topics include limiting an individual’s digital footprint, protecting privacy on social media, and the consequences of oversharing personal information, as well as steps to take after becoming a target of doxing.

CI102 Basic Cyber Investigations: Dark Web & Open Source Intelligence (Feb. 2020, Pennsylvania)

This course provides expert guidance in the skills law enforcement officers need to conduct successful online investigations. Topics include IP addresses and domains, an overview of currently popular social media platforms, best practices for building an undercover profile, foundational knowledge related to the dark web, and the use of the dark web as an investigative tool. Instructors demonstrate both open source and commercially available investigative tools for social engineering, information gathering, and artifacts related to social media, as well as automated utilities to capture information and crawl websites.

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