Introductory Computer Crime, Cell Phone and Internet Investigation

Hours: 16
Tuition: $195

Program Information:

Explore the criminal use of computers, cellular telephones, social media and the internet to exploit others. Through discussion, case studies and multi-media presentations, gain a basic understanding of the most common types of crime, computer crime laws and the methods employed to identify and prosecute an offender. Discover several methods of obtaining evidence by searching the internet and email, tracking internet protocol addresses, exploiting intelligence databases and joining social networks. Instruction also includes searching computers, cell phones and electronic media, deciphering computer data and drafting legal process such as search warrants and subpoenas. All participants receive a flash drive of relevant resources.

Topics Include:

• Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Craigslist
• Online computerized intelligence databases and resources
• Online computer fraud, middle man scams, wire fraud
• Sexual predator investigations, sexting and cyberbullying
• NEMEC (National Center Missing Exploited Children)


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Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) at College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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