Peer to Peer Investigator's Course
|Session(s)||Location||Start date||End date|
|$ 1,225.00||$ 475.00||$ 350.60||$ 2,050.60|
|$ 1,750.00||$ 475.00||$ 350.60||$ 2,575.60|
This course provides Internet child exploitation investigators with the opportunity to further their technical investigative skills. It focuses on file sharing networks to identify prolific child exploitation traders using the Child Protection System (CPS). The course teaches how to utilize CPS investigative tools to build a strong foundation toward writing search warrants based on the P2P principles, while being able to provide effective testimony in court.
Format and delivery
Length of course: 5 days
Class size: maximum 20 students
Delivery setting: computer laboratory.
- Knowledge of P2P networks.
- Understanding how to locate individuals responsible for distributing child exploitation files in a specific geographical area using the CPS.
- Knowledge of the principles of P2P investigations in accordance with legal parameters needed to obtain a search warrant.
- Ability to capture the evidence collected using P2P tools in an electronic format (court brief) recognized by existing Canadian court standards.
- Understanding how to articulate the grounds for belief to be detailed in a search warrant or while providing testimony in court.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
- This course is offered to individuals currently working in an Internet child exploitation (ICE) unit or equivalent.
- Registrants must be supported by their supervisor to conduct peer-to-peer investigations.
- Registrants must have successfully completed and obtained 80% on the online pre-course Introduction to Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networks (access provided in the joining instructions once registered).
- Registrants must have successfully completed the Digital Technologies for Investigators Course (DTIC).
- 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 three written exams, a final practical assessment and an assessment of a course scenario report.
- Re-testing or re-evaluation is conducted at the discretion of the course instructor.
- For more details or other information about the course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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