Training

11th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Virtual Enhancement Training

Join the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) for their free 11th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Virtual Enhancement Training on June 21–25, 2021. This training for tribal problem-solving courts will feature Wellness Court best practices and innovative strategies in four tracks: Adult Wellness Courts, Juvenile Wellness Courts, Family Wellness Courts, and Veteran Courts. There will also be sessions addressing law enforcement’s role, and case management.

State, Meet Federal: Prosecuting Law Enforcement Involved Sexual Violence

Join AEquitas for their webinar “State, Meet Federal: Prosecuting Law Enforcement Involved Sexual Violence” on June 11, 2021 at 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will focus on federal jurisdictions’ reach to prosecute sexual violence by those in all levels of government, including coordinating among federal and state authorities to enhance investigations based on evidence. Presenters will also discuss three critical Federal Rules of Evidence to help build a case and corroborate a victim’s account even without physical evidence or eyewitness testimony.

IA105 Intelligence Writing and Briefing (Sept. 14, 2021, Virtual)

This course covers basic intelligence writing and briefing principles, as well as methods for effective and clear intelligence sharing. Topics include creative/critical thinking and critical reading skills, source evaluation, privacy and civil rights, intelligence writing structure and style, and creating and presenting intelligence briefings. With guidance from experienced experts, students gain hands-on experience by working through datasets based on real cases to produce intelligence products. Instructors and peers provide feedback on briefings and reports produced and presented in class.

FC102 Financial Investigations Triage (Sept. 15, 2021, Virtual)

This course provides an overview of the actions investigators can take at the outset of a financial crime investigation. Students learn to ask critical questions, gather documentation, and analyze information for leads. Topics include obtaining and working with financial records, red flags in financial cases, money laundering, investigative strategies for different types of financial crimes, and commingled funds.

FC201 Financial Records Investigative Skills (Sept. 21–23, 2021, Virtual)

This course builds on the concepts introduced in "Financial Crime (FC) 101 - Financial Investigations Practical Skills" and "FC 105 - Financial Records Examination and Analysis," 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.

DF101 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis: Windows Acquisition (Virtual, Sept. 28–30, 2021)

This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required to acquire forensic backup images of commonly encountered forms of digital evidence (Microsoft Windows-based computers and external storage devices) in a forensically sound manner.

Advanced Digital Investigations: Finding Evidence for Solving Violent Crimes

This webinar presented by subject matter experts will cover the skills necessary to perform advanced cyber investigations using legal, open source, and closed source data. Attendees will learn the concepts and possibilities on how to identify those committing the most heinous crimes. We will look at a range of techniques for finding the who done it, from obtaining more evidence to looking through the eye of the criminal and discovering how they chose and researched their victim. We will look at what can be done for crimes committed in public and private spaces. We will look at solutions for finding those selling opioids on the dark web through good, old-fashioned police work. We will discuss the interconnections between legal returns, open source, and closed source information by examining each and then walking through case studies where the methods were applied. We will discuss techniques for unmasking people who are using VPNs, TOR, encrypted email services, sock-puppet accounts, and more, followed by a conversation on the way of solving an investigation through the eyes and actions of a criminal, from before and after he/she committed the act. The webinar will provide a roadmap on how to complete these tasks efficiently and cost-effectively while protecting the civil rights of those we are committed to safeguarding. The NCPTF provides ongoing consultation, assistance, and guidance as needed to implement this training. The webinar is for executives and investigators from senior cyber and homicide investigators to new investigators, prosecutors, analysts, supervisors, and everyone in between.

Webinar – Missing Persons, Ambiguous Loss, Reintegration: How it All Fits Together

Join Operation Lady Justice and the National Indian Country Training Initiative for their webinar “Missing Persons, Ambiguous Loss, Reintegration: How it All Fits Together” on June 10, 2021 at 2:00–4:00 p.m. ET. The registration deadline is 5:00 p.m., ET, Friday, June 4, 2021 and the deadline for the OLE notification email is Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Webinar – Peer Integration Into Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Other Jail-Based Treatment Programs

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program for their webinar “Peer Integration into Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Other Jail-based Treatment Programs” on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET. Presenters will discuss how to successfully implement peer-based treatment programs to address opioid and other substance misuse.

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