Substance use is a challenging issue facing domestic violence survivors and the programs that serve them. The national opioid epidemic has intensified the problem. But progress is being made. We are identifying promising approaches and building community capacity to address the complex needs of survivors. Recognition of the impact of trauma on survivors’ use of substances as well as the role of substance use-related coercion by perpetrators has led to more integrated approaches.
The Social Security Administration disability benefit programs – Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – can provide income and health insurance benefits to support healthy return to communities for previously incarcerated individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) is a model that can help.
This course provides the technical and legal information prosecutors need to see cases involving digital evidence through the entire criminal justice process, from seizure and extraction, to admissibility, to verdict. Topics include digital evidence commonly seized during the execution of a search warrant, issues specific to mobile phones, digital evidence stored remotely ("in the cloud"), and the processes investigators use to obtain this evidence, such as the interrogation of digital devices.
This webinar is intended for LAW ENFORCEMENT personnel: those who are directly attached to or work in support of a law enforcement agency. Please register using your agency-issued email.
This webinar is intended as a Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) overview. It will include information on products and services, Bank Secrecy Act records and information, and how FinCEN is used in investigations.
Presented by: James Emery, FinCEN.
Blockchain technology is not only a disruptive new payment rail, but also is the next phase in the evolution of the Internet. This new technology presents unique investigative challenges for law enforcement and regulatory agencies of all sizes. This fast-paced class assumes that attendees have no prior knowledge of blockchain technology, but seek to gain a foundational understanding of it.
Data exists in a multitude of locations and formats all throughout law enforcement agencies. While most agencies rely heavily on computer aided dispatch and records management systems, there are other data sources within law enforcement agencies, external law enforcement agencies, government entities, and corporations which are relevant and can be utilized in crimefighting efforts. This webinar will provide concrete examples of such data types and methods of and barriers to integration.
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ 2016 report, people with disabilities were more than three times more likely to experience violent crime than people without disabilities from 2010 to 2014. At the same time, only 13 percent of violent crime victims with disabilities received assistance from non-police victim services agencies. The recent increases in state Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) victim assistance grants create a unique opportunity to increase the number of crime victims with disabilities who access victim services.
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This webinar will examine the causes of first responder burnout with consideration given to stresses arising from response to the opioid epidemic.
Panelists will discuss:
Elder abuse is a growing issue faced by older adults, and the effects of abuse can negatively impact the physical health, mental well-being, and financial stability of victims. The challenges of elder abuse prevention, detection, and litigation are heightened for older adults who are less connected to resources. Older adults who are isolated, either situationally or geographically, often have challenges accessing the help they need to prevent against and seek help following elder abuse.
This course provides attendees with fundamental knowledge and skills related to the dark web and virtual currency. The course focuses on the investigation of crimes committed on or through the dark web, how the dark web can be used as an investigative tool, and the investigation of crimes involving virtual currency.