Learn how to properly identify and collect potential sources of digital evidence related network data to improve outcomes in locating and recovering missing and abducted children, child sex trafficking and exploitation investigations, and effectively prosecute those who are responsible.
Learn current cell phone related strategies and techniques for any type of investigation. Explore and apply current practices for working with different cellular network providers, completing technology-focused search warrants, analyzing cellular provider call data, associating reported data to the investigation and effective case reporting strategies.
Examine open source online intelligence/information and learn how to leverage free platforms, databases, and web applications to strengthen criminal cases. Uncover little known facts and techniques to optimize results within two major search engines, Google and Bing, which will support your investigations and prosecutions. Participate in hands-on learning by exploring real time open source data/information and applying that information to criminal case examples.
Technology impacts almost every type of investigation today. Uncover the information technology users knowingly and unknowingly leave behind when accessing and using electronic devices. Learn how to covertly strengthen your investigations through gathering personal, public and open source data. Discuss techniques to locate evidence through technologies that can benefit any type of investigation.