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Investigating Social Networks and Cell Phone Applications for 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 generations is astounding, it is the core of how people contact each other. Furthermore, it is imperative that law enforcement understand how to obtain pertinent information in criminal investigations with people who use these social networking sites. Some of these sites include traditional 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 phones 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 attending this training will gain first hand experience in navigating computer sites through the use of the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy’s Mobile Computer Lab.

Instructor: Rich Wistocki
Rich Wistocki is a veteran detective of the Naperville Police Department. Rich is a nationally profiled police detective who actively works computer crimes/sexual predator investigations and regularly educates the public on internet safety. Besides many of his career achievements he currently is the law enforcement liaison.

Objectives of this class:

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

Learn about how Social Networking sites and Cell Phone Application users place information about themselves and the crimes they have or will be committing on their accouts



**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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