DNA evidence can be some of the most powerful and compelling evidence in criminal investigations, but how does it really work? Peek behind the scenes and learn how DNA evidence is gathered, analyzed, and presented in court in criminal prosecutions. The webinar will discuss the benefits and pitfalls of this silent biological witness that is present at almost every crime scene, as well as some exciting new trends in DNA analysis that promise to solve even more cases in the future.
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and Birmingham, Alabama Municipal Court, is hosting the 2018 Community Courts and Public Safety Conference in Birmingham, Alabama on Monday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 9, 2018. These international conferences for community court practitioners have been taking place every two years since 2010.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and its training and technical assistance (TTA) providers will discuss the TTA available for jurisdictions to support Sixth Amendment rights, as well as how to access this assistance.
The presenters for this webinar will include:
Traditionally, prosecutors and defenders are adversaries in the courtroom. In order to achieve the Safety and Justice Challenge (SJC) goals of systemwide sustainable change, collaboration with all system actors is essential. However, broader criminal justice reform can often be difficult to achieve when dealing with traditionally opposing roles.
With the vast amount of data available and the calls for stopping law enforcement's access to data, this two-part webinar series will act as a guide through it all. Part two will cover tracking and using international phone numbers, Internet Protocol addresses, social media tools and techniques, tips for legal process to social media companies, and free law enforcement tools. The webinar will also discuss rules for using social media in investigations.
With the vast amount of data available and the calls for stopping law enforcement's access to data, this two-part webinar series will act as a guide through it all. Part one will cover:
The landscape of terrorist attacks has changed, the frequency of attacks has increased, and the targets are anywhere or anyone. Cops play a crucial role, as they are positioned to be the first and last line of defense. This webinar will take a look at ISIS tactics; the people committing acts of terrorism; intelligence collection before, during, and after an event; training; and event preparation. The webinar will look at how ISIS is convincing its followers to take up arms and what that might mean in the immediate future.
This webinar will provide a forensics examiner's approach and views on jailbreaking modern iOS devices and rooting Android devices to further investigations and verify artifacts. Attendees will be provided other topics and information to provoke thought and inspire new ideas for forensic examinations. Additionally, this webinar will act as a primer to highlight new topics that will be covered in a new class on the horizon from the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).
This webinar will discuss the impact that virtual currency has on investigations. Starting with a brief introduction on what virtual currency is, how to get it, and who is using it and why, the presenters will then discuss some high profile cases, such as Silk Road and the recent Alpha Bay and Hansa takedowns.
"Overview of White Collar Crime" is designed to provide the learner with awareness-level information on white collar crime. This course covers a variety of topics in the world of white collar crime, including: