Officer-Involved-Shooting Investigations

Course to be Scheduled in Early 2022 ($799.00) (3 Days)

(Police Departments should call or email for invoice)

In today’s policing, it has never been more consequential to have a properly trained investigative team to correctly and comprehensively investigate a police officer-involved shooting (OIS). Our LESG team has investigated numerous fatal and non-fatal officer-involved shootings. Our staff will train investigators how to effectively, properly, and within the confines of existing federal and state laws conduct a comprehensive investigation of an OIS.

Our staff is inclusive of experienced prosecutors who will provide their insight, concerns, and what will be required to have a thorough and successful OIS investigation. Our team provides training to foreign governments on the best practices of conducting officer-involved-shooting investigations. LESG has also provided training for the United States government and local agencies in conducting officer-involved-shooting investigations.

  • Civilian Witnesses Interviews
  • Police Interviews
  • Video Surveillance and Body Worn Cameras
  • Preparing and Writing the Preliminary Report
  • Forensic Reviews with the assigned District Attorney
  • Criminal and Administrative Review of OIS
  • Understanding physical reactions to an OIS
  • Understanding discrepancies in an OIS
  • Preparing and Writing the Final Report
  • Importance of Transparency to the Community
  • Appointing and selecting response teams
  • Designating the Investigating-Officer-in-Charge
  • Incident Command Responsibilities
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Shooting Reconstruction
  • Using the Forensic Labs in your Investigation
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Cybercrime Investigations and Digital Evidence – 2 days

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID 

(New Date To Be Determined) ($699.00) (2 days)
(Police departments should call/email for invoice)

Summary

1. Cybercrime Investigations
2. Types of Investigations and Platforms (e.g. Social Media, Apps, E-Mail, etc.)
3. Open Source Resources 
4. Preserving Data and Cloud
5. Identifying Target
6. Preparing Legal Process and Search Warrant preparation
7. Search Warrant Execution and Device Seizure
8. Interviewing Suspects, Witnesses and Victims
9. Preserving valuable data on devices during seizure
10. Lab submission and Digital Forensic Examiners
11. Digital Forensics
12. Understanding and Navigating Forensic Reports
13. Encryption

Implementation

Learning Context

This course is geared for criminal investigators. Students will learn about investigations in cyberspace. Lessons will include; Internet Protocol Addressing (IP Address), Social Media, Cloud Data, E-Mail and other platforms.

Students will be introduced to such platforms and apply open source techniques and develop a workflow to efficiently investigate crimes through practical exercises.

The workflow will include all phases of the investigation from case assignment through search warrant writing, execution, device seizure, lab submissions and digital forensics reports.

Procedure

a. Tools used by Cybercrime Investigators 
b. Direct Instruction through presentation 
c. Guided Practice – Practicals
d. Check for Understanding – Review and walkthroughs
e. Independent Practice

Materials & Resources

a.Students will be required to bring laptops with them to class.

Assessment

Students will apply what they have learned in a final practical with a final review.

  • IP addresses and what are they
  • How to source an IP address
  • How to locate an IP address
  • Search Warrants in cybercrime investigations
  • Non-Disclosure Orders
  • Introduction to Peer-to-Peer networks
  • Conducting social media investigations
  • How to properly seize digital evidence
  • Execution of Search Warrants

The attendees are required to bring a laptop.

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Investigating & Responding to Sex Trafficking:

A training for Law Enforcement and Healthcare Professionals

Course Leaders: Sergeant Detective Marc Sullivan, Boston Police Department and Dr. Abigail Judge, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

September 21/22, 2022
$899.00 (2 days)

Delray Beach, Florida

(Police Departments and Medical Professionals should contact for invoices)

Overview:

Police contact with potential sex trafficking victims is an opportunity to interrupt exploitation, link individuals with services, and enforce anti-trafficking laws. More often than not, however, suspected victims do not identify as such, are deeply mistrustful of law enforcement and have significant mental and substance abuse use concerns that police are not equipped to address. There is also a mistrust of police among healthcare professionals, which limits opportunity for collaboration in the service of victim-directed goals. In order for law enforcement to successfully engage victims in services, and for healthcare to appropriately collaborate with police, complex intersections between policing, trauma and addiction must be directly addressed.

Our multidisciplinary faculty include national experts in human trafficking investigations and clinical intervention, who have developed a collaborative model that embeds psychological and survivor expertise at the moment of police response. This conference will introduce law enforcement and healthcare professionals to sex trafficking investigations, with an emphasis on how understanding the  psychology of sexual exploitation can improve enforcement, policing practices, and outcomes for victims and survivors. Participants will acquire knowledge about sex trafficking, learn about best practices in investigations and clinical engagement, and strategies to improve cross-sector collaboration.

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Future Trainings

Conducting proactive Human Trafficking Investigations
Conducting a Fugitive or Missing Person Investigation

 

Suggestions for future trainings can be submitted to info@les-g.com