Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Field Search Software Certification

Course Information

Course ID: 22-001
Course Start: 4/12/2022
Course End: 4/12/2022
Course Time: 4/12/2022 9:00 AM to 4/12/2022 4:00 PM
Course Days: T
Course Hours: 8.00

Location Information

705 East 4th Street
Hobart, IN 46342

Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 395.00
Non Member Tuition: 395.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 0

Course Description

Cost is $395.00 per student. Check out more information on Field Search at:

Students should bring a lap top computer to class, if not available, use one of ours! Call to reserve one. To Register Call: 1-815-245-8476 (Deborah), or go to  On-line registration: (under Course Registration tab) Group onsite training available at your location please call for more information.

Computer Investigations-Using Field Search Software Attendees: Government/ Law Enforcement Community- * Ptrl./Det.* E. T’s* SRO* Gang/ Narco*  Prob./ Corr. Ofc.* Fire Dept. Arson Inv.* I.T. Staff * Fed/ State Agents* U.S. Military-Counterterrorism. 

COURSE CONTENT: Field Search Software instructors will deliver this training. Hands on “mock  crime scene” scenarios are presented during class. Multiple open-source tools are also provided at  no cost. Confront offenders immediately with discovered (pre-viewed) digital evidence while on  scene (deployed from a USB drive). Collect evidence and build a court worthy report of your  findings. A great tool for the non-technical user. All students will receive a licensed copy of this  software in class. No hidden costs- or- re-occurring software fees. Students will be able to use the  tools in the field by the end of the class. Over 15,000+ distributions of Field Search Software have  occurred throughout the U.S.  

This innovative one-day class provides all the following:

• Learn how to search the offender’s computer using the latest proven technology.  • Designed for all levels of users, the novice to the experienced (taught in Microsoft Windows).  • Students receive a 4GB USB drive with newest version of “Field Search Software” Pre-installed  Our mobile computer lab case studies include: Financial Crimes, Counterfeiting, Homicide   investigation, Arson, Bombings, Sex Offender Monitoring and URL search recovery.  Additional free open-source tools for viewing Meta-Data, GEO-Tag Tracing, Hash Analysis, Wi-Fi   locator, etc. Extensive collection of literature library included.  

• Learn how to recover pictures, videos, internet records, chat history, and other important artifacts.  • Analyze: CD’s, USB’s, external storage devices, cell phone/ digital camera SD cards, hard drive, etc.  Reports save as PDF’s., Word, Excel.  

• Well organized and court worthy reports are generated automatically for courtroom presentation.  • Keyword Search tool allows an investigator look for email addresses, victim names and telephone   numbers, credit card, or account numbers, etc. (Search Windows Versions: ME, XP, 7, 8 & 10).  • Templates/procedures for submitting identified child pornography images to NCMEC/ Project Vic.  

Course Materials

Students should bring a lap top computer to class, if not available, use one of ours! Call to reserve one.
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