Open Source & Social Media Investigations
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
0800 - 1700
Location: Ontario Police Department
Directions: 2500 S. Archibald Avenue, Ontario, Ca 91761

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Don’t Miss This NEW Highly Sought After Course!!

This eight-hour course is imperative for all law enforcement personnel to understand the profound association of social media and criminal activity.  As social media platforms continue to rapidly evolve so does the way we analyze the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) they provide.  An in-depth examination of tending social media sites, search engines, the dark web and the deep web will demonstrate methods of collecting information and techniques for conducting investigations.  

OSINT legal issues, search warrants, Fourth Amendment wavier, case law, cell phone location tracking data, emergency orders, preservation letters and legal processes will be discussed in detail.  Establishing and utilizing covert investigative accounts and the legal elements will be examined and demonstrated.  This course concludes with methods to protect yourself and your family as well as resources for successful investigations.  This course includes multiple practical exercises designed to broaden your dynamic analysis of open source intelligence.

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If Serrato and Associates cancels the course, the full amount of tuition will be refunded or the tuition can be credited to a future course.

If the student/agency cancels prior to 48 hours before the course, the full amount of tuition will be refunded or the tuition can be credited to a future course.  

If the student/agency cancels the course less than 48 hours prior to the course the tuition is NON-REFUNDABLE. However, the tuition can be credited to a future course.  

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Cost per person: $75

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