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Investigating Social Networks and Cell Phone Applications for the Law Enforcement Executives

Hours: 6
Tuition: $100.00

This seminar has been approved by the Illinois Training and Standards Board as (6) hours training, meeting the requirements of Public Training Act 94-354 Mandatory Training for Police Chiefs and Deputy Chiefs.

The number of teens and adults using social networks in this generation is astounding, it is the core of how they contact each other. Furthermore, it is imperative Law Enforcement understand how to obtain pertinent information in criminal investigations with people who use these social networking sites such as Face Book. However, the new technology spills over into social networking Applications used in cell phones. So much criminality is done with suspects over their cell phone applications. This class will address social networking on a computer as well as cell phones.

This 6 hour program has been developed to facilitate law enforcement executives in understanding the use of social networking sites in building complete cases that can ultimately be presented to local prosecutors for charging. Law enforcement executives will gain first hand experience in navigating computer sites through the use of our computer lab.

Objectives of this class:

History of
Learning the Law Enforcement advantages of Social Networking
Create undercover accounts
Learn how to access “Private” pages

Learn about Applications and Social Networks and the ability of Law Enforcement to obtain accounts to add to the content of their ongoing investigations

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


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