Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Social Media & Open Source Investigations

Course Information

Course ID: 22-019
Course Start: 9/19/2022
Course End: 9/20/2022
Course Time: 9/19/2022 8:30 AM to 9/20/2022 4:30 PM
Course Days: MT
Course Hours: 16.00

Location Information


705 East 4th Street
Hobart, IN 46342

Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 325.00
Non Member Tuition: 325.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 0

Course Description

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TUITION: $325.00
GROUP RATES: 5+ $295.00 PER OFFICER

This two-day Social Media & Open Source Investigations course is designed to teach Law Enforcement Personnel how to legally utilize and exploit Open Source and Social Media intelligence in their respective roles. Students will be taught how to conduct covert online investigations while using advanced searching techniques. Students will be shown relevant and current case studies to reinforce some of the unconventional investigative techniques taught in the course. Students will learn the most current case law that allows them to use these techniques in their investigations. The investigative techniques taught in this class apply to Patrol Officers, Detectives, SRO’s, Dispatchers, Crime Analysts, etc.


TOPICS INCLUDE:
Legal issues regarding Social Media & Open Source Investigations
Anonymizing techniques
Open Source investigations
Social Media investigations
(Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat)
Handling exigent circumstances on Social Media
Execution of legal process to Social Media
How to document your search
How to preserve digital evidence
Exercises for students to demonstrate proficiency

Students will be given a FREE list of investigative resources in the class and
shown numerous free databases/resources during the class.

Course Materials