Thu, May 09|
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office
Intro to Cellular Phones & Data in Criminal Investigations
We will be having our Intro to Cellular Phones & Data in Criminal Investigations course at the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office. Register today! Course Fee - $150 MN POST BOARD APPROVED COURSE - 8 CREDITS
Time & Location
May 09, 2024, 8:00 AM – May 10, 2024, 4:30 PM
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, 304 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN 56401
This fast paced one-day course is designed for officers, detectives and analysts assigned criminal investigations. Whether investigating drug crimes, stolen autos, homicides or anything in between, cellular phones and data are sure to play a role in today’s investigations. This course focuses on identifying, preserving and collecting data during criminal investigations and how this data can be used to build strong cases.
The course includes an explanation of available law enforcement resources, proper evidence seizure techniques of cellular devices and the drafting of search warrants specific to records and data held by third parties. Students will be shown the process of a forensic cell phone examination in order to build their understanding of the data. Instruction will be provided on obtaining historical call detail records and social media records, with a general overview of these records and their use in investigations. Different forms of vehicle data that can be exploited will also be introduced. The latest investigative techniques dealing with data will be thoroughly explained. The course ends with a real life case review in which investigators identified, arrested, charged and convicted a group of violent criminals through the use of data.