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Cyber Crimes: The Investigative Response



COURSE DESCRIPTION: This four-day basic course is designed to instruct law enforcement officers on techniques in recognizing potential sources of electronic evidence and to safely and methodically preserve and collect items of evidentiary value. Topics include Internet Crimes Against Children; Teen Sexting; Cyber Bullying; Identity Theft and Fraud; and Investigating Traditional Crime with Technology Evidence. The course will also include a block of instruction on Federal Child Exploitation Statutes. The course is delivered utilizing a blended learning approach that incorporates instructor-led classroom lecture in conjunction with hands-on computer applications.

INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Michael E. Blain is a Sergeant with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) in Arkansas. During his 20-year tenure with the sheriff's office, 18 have been in the Criminal Investigations Division where he manages and supervises investigation operations in the Persons Crime Section and the ICAC/Cyber Crimes Unit. He also assists in managing the Crisis Negotiations Unit, Water Patrol/River Rescue and the Honor Guard Unit. As a certified law enforcement instructor, Mr. Blain provides training in the fields of Interview and Interrogation Techniques, Response to Crime Scene and Preservation, Crime Scene Processing and Documentation, Court Room Testimony, Identifying and Seizing of Electronic Evidence, and Computer Forensics. Mr. Blain is also an adjunct instructor with the National White Collar Crime Center and the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Detectives/Investigators, Crime Scene Personnel


PAYMENT OPTIONS: Check, Purchase Order or Credit Card.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Annette Tracy: at 501-570-8061.
Toll free: 1-800-635-6310.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Registrants must fax a signed and dated verification letter on agency letterhead within five days of submission of the registration request form to 501-565-3081 which includes the following statement:  This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name) and hold the position of (sworn/non-sworn) (position title), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).


April 8-11, 2019
Criminal Justice Institute
Little Rock, AR

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