Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
Cost is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $ 95.00/night.
Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)
This course is designed for law enforcement personnel who conduct Internet-based online research activities as part of their computer related investigations. It teaches the basic concepts behind Internet technologies, allowing access to information that may be highly relevant to an investigation. This course teaches investigators how to navigate the Internet to collect information without leaving a "footprint" that identifies their digital activity.
Format and delivery
Length of course: 5 days
Class size: maximum 20 students
Delivery setting: theoretical and practical components are done in a computer laboratory
Understanding how to apply the intelligence analysis research process when searching the Internet.
Understanding how to apply various techniques to effectively search the Web.
Understanding how to search indexed and non-indexed websites.
Understanding the importance of being anonymous while collecting intelligence on an identified occurrence.
Knowledge of Web 2.0 including popular social media platforms.
Understanding how to protect police online identities using obfuscating tools.
Understanding how to archive a website for offline viewing.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
This course is offered to all law enforcement personnel with various administrative and operational backgrounds.
All computer experience levels are accepted.
Acceptance or refusal in the course is at the discretion of the Canadian Police College.
Success in the course is based on participation and completion of all required assignments.
Various evaluation methods are used, including a written exam, an assessment of a team research report, group presentation, and a final practical assessment.
Re-testing or re-evaluation is conducted at the discretion of the course instructor.