Communications Intelligence and Cellular Telephone Records Investigations

Hours: 8
Tuition: $95

Program Information:

Telecommunication records are crucial to many types of investigations, including homicides, sexual assaults, arsons, missing persons, fugitives, narcotics trafficking, sexting, motor vehicle accidents and fraudulent schemes and artifices. Examine the roles of cellular devices in crimes and how to obtain, interpret and use telecommunication records to identify and apprehend offender. Learn how to present records, data and information to prosecutors. Types of data and records covered include: landline, cellular, third-party application (apps), cell site listings and cell towers.
Officers gain a basic understanding of telecoms, the operation and nomenclature of telecommunication networks, cell phone apps, and how to preserve, search, seize, analyze, interpret and map records related to cellular correspondence.

Topics Include:

• The legal process: subpoena, search warrant, pen register, court order
• Formulating a hypothesis on where a suspect, victim or witness is located
• CALEA (Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement), ECPA (Electronic Communications Privacy Act) and state laws


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