Tribal Justice Agencies

FC201 Financial Records Investigative Skills

This course builds on the concepts introduced in FC101 (FIPS) and FC105 (FREA), introducing investigators and prosecutors to emerging issues in financial crime. Topics include money laundering, analyzing large financial data sets, conducting effective interviews, and managing large amounts of financial evidence. This course consists of a mix of lecture, discussion, and hands-on exercises. Students conduct a mock investigation that includes interviews, data analysis, and the examination of various documents.

*Money laundering. Methods of laundering money. Tracing illegal funds. Emerging issues. FinCEN.
*Spreadsheeting skills. Spreadsheet architecture. Formulas and calculations. Pivot tables.
*Working with financial data. Benfords law analysis. Disentangling commingled funds.
*Hands-on experience. Work a mock financial case as part of an investigative team.

FC105 Financial Records Examination and Analysis

This course covers the acquisition, examination, and analysis of many types of financial records, including bank statements and checks, wire transfer records, and business records. Topics include recognizing and investigating common indicators of fraud, using spreadsheets to facilitate analysis and pattern recognition, and financial profiling. There is a strong focus on presenting financial evidence in multiple modalities: spreadsheet data outputs, graphic representations, and written/oral presentations.

*Introduction to analysis. Best practices. Finding patterns. Indicators of fraud. Presenting your findings.
*Financial records. Bank records. Business documents.
*Financial profiling. Methods of profiling. Reasons to create a profile. Creating a profile.
*Hands-on experience. Work a mock financial case as part of an investigative team.

FC105 Financial Records Examination and Analysis

This course covers the acquisition, examination, and analysis of many types of financial records, including bank statements and checks, wire transfer records, and business records. Topics include recognizing and investigating common indicators of fraud, using spreadsheets to facilitate analysis and pattern recognition, and financial profiling. There is a strong focus on presenting financial evidence in multiple modalities: spreadsheet data outputs, graphic representations, and written/oral presentations.

*Introduction to analysis. Best practices. Finding patterns. Indicators of fraud. Presenting your findings.
*Financial records. Bank records. Business documents.
*Financial profiling. Methods of profiling. Reasons to create a profile. Creating a profile.
*Hands-on experience. Work a mock financial case as part of an investigative team.

DF100 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Seizure

This course introduces the information and techniques law enforcement personnel need to safely and methodically collect and preserve digital evidence at a crime scene. Topics include recognizing potential sources of digital evidence; planning and executing a digital evidence-based seizure; and the preservation, packaging, documentation, and transfer of digital evidence.

*Prepare. Prepare to respond to an incident or crime scene where digital evidence may be present.
*Identify. Learn tow to identify relevant sources of digital evidence in an ever-evolving landscape.
*Collect. Learn the proper methods of digital evidence collection.
*Preserve. Build upon the three previous principles to ensure valid and legal preservation of digital evidence can occur.

Virtual Roundtable Discussion: Drug Endangered Children and Challenges in Tribal Communities

This roundtable/listening session will be a discussion around how substance misuse is impacting our tribal communities, the importance of collaboration, the challenges communities are facing with available services, as well as the challenges of collaboration between professional disciplines and community members. Discussion outcomes will inform future training and technical assistance and resource development focused on supporting drug endangered children in tribal communities.  This session is held in partnership with the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children. 

Wake Up! Law Enforcement Sleep Strategies

Although the amount of sleep required for good health varies by person, there is no dispute that the lack of quality sleep takes a toll on a person. This webinar intends to highlight how you may be affected by sleep deprivation and how it affects the body physically and psychologically. The presentation will incorporate ways to address better sleep habits and coping mechanisms for when the lack of sleep takes its physical and emotional toll.

FC200 Intermediate Level Spreadsheeting Skills: Assessing and Organizing Data

This is an intermediate spreadsheeting course using Microsoft Excel to assess and organize data in an electronic format. The class is designed for learners who have experience using Excel and who want to increase their spreadsheeting knowledge and skills. Topics include data preparation, Excel table options and features, charting, advanced sorting and filtering using AND and OR logic, date and text formulas, flash fill, handling formula errors, VLOOKUP, named ranges, and data validation. This course combines live demonstrations, instructor-led exercises, and independent student exercises.

Fusion Center Peer Mentorship Program Info Session

This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the newly developed Fusion Center Peer Mentorship Program launching in June 2022. The Peer Mentorship Program seeks to promote sustainable analytic talent throughout the National Network of Fusion Centers (NNFC), enhance relationships throughout the NNFC, and improve the overall well-being and job satisfaction of fusion center analysts nationwide. This webinar will help participants learn more about mentor and mentee opportunities with the Peer Mentorship Program.

Ganbatte Kudasai - Please Do Your Best!

In Japanese, the phrase Ganbatte Kudasai (Please Do Your Best) is often used to encourage people to always do their best in everything they do. What does it mean to do your best? Most think it is to try as hard as you can or do it as well as you can. In most cases that is true, but let us not limit doing our best to external forces, let us do our best taking a global approach. In this webinar, we will discuss how to take a proactive approach to do and be our best by utilizing mindset and resilience skills, being the best version of ourselves and living our best life, finding our purpose, capitalizing on our strengths, building our emotional intelligence skills, and much more.

Digital License Plates Are Here And On The Road

What has not changed on the motor vehicle in over 125 years? If you answered, "The stamped metal license plate" you are correct! The digital license plate (DLP) of today can do so much more, and you can learn all about it on as we break down this new technology.

Digital license plates are here with an array of features, including GPS, Bluetooth, RFID (radio frequency identification) and a cellular modem. This training will cover, the built-in technologies, how they will affect every law enforcement officer in the country and take a deep dive into DLPs, LPRs, security features, Amber alerts, stolen vehicle features, and Reviver Legal Compliance.

In this webinar on DLPs, participants will learn how this new digital platform enables the digitization of your registration renewal process and streamlines it in two quick clicks through an encrypted app. Through the app, you can pay your registration and watch your digital plate update itself soon after. No more standing in line or waiting for your stickers in the mail.

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