Law Enforcement

Webinar – Life-Saving Partners: 9-1-1 and Suicide Lifelines Working Together

Dispatcher and crisis hotline staff both play important roles in helping individuals in moments of crisis. Although they both share the goal of helping the caller, the steps each role takes can differ greatly. This webinar will teach what those steps are, how shared information can speed up the process, and how each agency can best help the other to save a caller’s life.

Presenters:

Halcyon Frank is a founder of The Dispatch Lab, a dispatch training and support organization.

Virtual Conference – Destination Zero Officer Safety and Wellness Conference

The Destination Zero Officer Safety and Wellness Conference is a bi-annual gathering of law enforcement officials who are dedicated to improving the safety and wellness of their employees. Destination Zero is a program of the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Webinar – DNA: Making Sense of the Methods & Science Behind Your Samples

DNA is often touted as the “gold standard” of crime scene evidence. In this session, presenters will explore the science behind DNA, DNA-associated evidence types (what we can/can’t process), the methods used to process this type of evidence, and challenges associated with both methods and interpretation of results. This web event is hosted by the Zero Abuse Project in conjunction with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Training and Technical Assistance Center.

Webinar – “Diverting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from the Criminal Justice System”

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (sometimes known as I/DD) are an often overlooked population in the criminal justice system because of a lack of identification, understanding, and service gaps that prevent providers’ abilities to address their needs. Criminal justice professionals looking to effectively divert people in this population from the justice system can look to this webinar for strategies and tips on diversion, with an additional focus on people who have co-occurring I/DD, substance use disorders, and mental illnesses.

Webinar - Cryptocurrency, Compliance, and Financial Crimes

This webinar will discuss cryptocurrency general information for detailed discussion regarding legitimate use versus illegitimate use, common financial crimes, and avoidance of compliance requirements. Further, the webinar will delve into exchanges, transactions, opportunities for data collection and analysis, the value to criminal or compliance investigations, and a review of current case studies.

Webinar - Of Ponzis and Pyramids: Effective Use of a Forensic Auditor in Investment Fraud Investigations

Investment frauds result in the theft of millions of dollars from investors on a yearly basis, many times without the victims knowing that they have been defrauded. Fraudsters may target those of modest means or those with small fortunes, yet their methods are almost always the same. Learning how to identify common types of investment frauds, the effective methods for investigating such schemes, and how to successfully prosecute these crimes is key to protecting unsuspecting investors from these scams. This course will focus on common types of investment frauds, including Ponzi and Pyramid schemes, the effective use of forensic auditors throughout such investigations, and what steps need to be taken by the prosecution team to successfully hold these fraudsters accountable.

IA102 Introduction to Link Analysis (Nov. 5, 2020, Virtual)

This course introduces analysts to the broader concepts of connecting the dots through link analysis. A critical portion of conducting a successful analytical investigation is the ability to link together and understand the complexities of the connectedness between people and organizations. Introduction to Link Analysis (ILA) expands on the basic principles of link and association analyses explored in the Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training (FIAT) while building a framework for more advanced methods such as social network analysis.

    IA102 Introduction to Link Analysis (Nov. 20, 2020, Virtual)

    This course introduces analysts to the broader concepts of connecting the dots through link analysis. A critical portion of conducting a successful analytical investigation is the ability to link together and understand the complexities of the connectedness between people and organizations. Introduction to Link Analysis (ILA) expands on the basic principles of link and association analyses explored in the Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training (FIAT) while building a framework for more advanced methods such as social network analysis. 

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