Training

FC105 Financial Records Examination and Analysis (Jun 2019, Michigan)

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.

DF103 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Acquisition (Jun 2019, Connecticut)

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills required to acquire images in a forensically sound manner from Windows-based and macOS-based computers, as well as mobile devices. Presentations and hands-on practical exercises cover topics including the digital forensic process, hardware and software write blockers, forensic image formats, live imaging, and multiple forensic acquisition methods. Students gain hands-on experience with free and commercial third-party imaging tools that are currently used by practitioners in the field.

FC101 Financial Investigations Practical Skills (Jun 2019, Tennessee)

This course provides hands-on investigative training at a basic level. Students develop the practical skills, insight, and knowledge necessary to manage a successful financial investigation from start to finish, including the acquisition and examination of financial records, interview skills, and case management and organization. Additional topics include forgery and embezzlement, financial exploitation of the elderly, working with spreadsheets, financial profiling, and state-specific statutes and legal issues.

IA101 Foundations of Intelligence Analysis Training (Jun 2019, Florida)

This course addresses the critical need for well-trained intelligence analysts to interpret growing amounts of information. This introductory course covers the history and purpose of intelligence analysis, the intelligence cycle, analytical thinking skills, and the importance of strategic analysis. The course was developed by a consortium that included the National White Collar Crime Center, Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit, the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis, and the Regional Information Sharing System.

DF102 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Previewing (Jun 2019, Connecticut)

This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to preview the most commonly encountered forms of digital evidence. The course covers Windows-based and macOS-based computers, mobile devices, and removable storage media. In a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical exercises, instructors introduce the previewing process, legal considerations, live previewing, and dead-box previewing. Students gain hands-on experience with free and commercial third-party previewing tools that are in current use by practitioners in the field.

Virtual Listening Session to Identify Fiscal Year 2019 Tribal Priorities

The Virtual Tribal Listening Session, hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), will gather the views of tribal stakeholders in order to inform the federal-tribal partnership and grant-making priorities.

Bureau of Justice Assistance Tribal Stakeholder Preparatory Session

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)'s Tribal Stakeholder Preparatory Session, a teleconference/webcast, will engage tribal stakeholders on the purpose of the listening session and provide information that will help tribal stakeholders prepare for the Virtual Tribal Listening Session, scheduled for Tuesday, March 26. BJA leadership and staff will be available to respond to questions during this session.

Webinar - Community-Based Treatment Capacity to Meet Demand for SUD Services

Communities seeking to connect addicted individuals to substance use disorder treatment services may arrive at the seminal question, "Divert to what?" Further, trouble accessing adequate and appropriate quality treatment poses an enormous barrier to fully implementing diversion processes.

Survive & Thrive Fundamentals: Protecting You and Your Fellow Officers

This VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Program training, offered as a one-day course, provides officers at all levels with exactly that — the essentials to survive and thrive — by stressing the importance of being physically and mentally prepared, maintaining situational awareness, combating complacency, and remaining vigilant. Participants will hear from law enforcement experts on:

Internet Intelligence Training: Social Media Exploitation (June 2019)

This course offers a comprehensive program for internet investigations and open-source intelligence gathering. Students learn how to enhance their search skills to effectively use internet resources for locating information online.

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