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Patrol Response to Internet Crimes

Hours: 8
Tuition: $125

Program Information:

The decisions made by the first responder can either make or break a sometimes sensitive internet/digital investigation. This 8 hour program will address the patrol response which is crucial in the handling of complaints and investigations related to internet based crimes, i.e. Fraud, Sexting, Cyberbullying, Sex Predators, Stalking etc.

The Patrol Officer will learn the following:

  • Obtain the basic overview of Craigslist, EBay, Facebook, Form Spring, Various email services, Google, YouTube and

  • To search a live hard drive for pictures and videos.

  • How to detect if software based key logging software is attached to the computer.

  • Obtain crucial information in Internet/Computer Fraud Cases.

  • Understand how to obtain IP's, screen names, email headers, Facebook user I.D. Banking information and Cell Phone data for the initial report.

  • Various laws concerning Internet Crime such as Computer Tampering, Stalking, Computer Fraud, Identity Theft, Harassment through Electronic Communication, Sexting, Indecent Solicitation of a Child, Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Child Pornography.

  • Overview of computer and cell phone forensics and when it is appropriate to seize these items from a victim or a suspect to be analyzed.

  • The differences in charging Harassment through Electronic Communication and Cyber-Stalking.

  • Procedures involved in obtaining a Stalking No Contact Civil Order of Protection.

  • When it is appropriate and not appropriate to contact a suspect in any of the aforementioned cases.

Officers will be given a flash drive with all the necessary documents to start a computer crime report such as:

  • Computer consents to search, seize, and analyze forms

  • Consent to assume online presence forms

  • Consent to use photos

  • Exigent Circumstance Forms

  • Letters of Preservation Forms

**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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