This Covert Online Investigations course is designed to teach law enforcement personnel how to start from the ground up in conducting covert online investigations. Students will be shown how to legally begin building a covert identity online using numerous online resources. Students will be shown relevant and current case studies to reinforce 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 Detectives, Narcotics, Vice, Internal Affairs, Fugitive Units, Crime Analysts, etc.
Included in the tuition, students will be given a smart phone to begin building their covert account from ground zero. Students will also receive a list of investigative resources in the class and shown numerous free databases/resources during the class.