Nov
29
8:00 AM08:00

Workshop on Fentanyl, Synthetic Drugs and Investigations

SYNOPSIS

Oregon-Idaho HIDTA is teaming with Thermo Scientific to provide free training on synthetic drugs: fentanyl, bath salts, spice, and various other drugs. This one-day training will cover the history and chemistry of these and other synthetic drugs, information on drug identification, handling/risk mitigation, conducting synthetic drug investigations and legislative updates.

OBJECTIVES

Students will complete the course with greater familiarity and knowledge in the following areas:

  •  The history and chemistry of synthetic drugs.

  • How to safely identify, investigate, handle, dismantle, and prosecute fentanyl and other synthetic drug operations and organizations.

  • Proper PPE and how to minimize the risks associated with fentanyl and other synthetic drugs.

  • Current legislation and new federal and state laws.
    Familiarity with
    Thermo Scientific™ TruNarc™ - a handheld tool for the identification of synthetics and other drugs, cutting agents and precursors in the field.

COURSE FLYER

INSTRUCTOR

Bruce Getner - Retired Detective Bruce Gentner has worked for 23+ years for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in a variety of assignments including patrol, narcotics and on several federal drug task forces. Detective Genter has provided training to numerous agencies and professional groups, both domestically and internationally. Non-profit organizations bring training and education on Identification and Recognition of Narcotics to Nevada law enforcement and the Las Vegas community on narcotics related issues and events.

REGISTRATION

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA and Thermo Schientific; space is limited to 70 students. Lunch will be provided and students will be responsible for all other associated travel, lodging and meal expenses.

To register, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form.





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Sep
10
to Sep 13

Narco-Money Laundering & Proactive Undercover Investigations

  • OREGON PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SYNOPSIS

Narco-Money Laundering (8 hours)
The United Nations estimates that narcotics’ trafficking generates over $400 billion in profits each year worldwide. That money has to be cleaned to be useful to the narco-barons of Latin America. This course teaches the predominant methods of drug money laundering, breaking the schemes down into understandable components and teaches investigators the tools available for identification, interdiction, and enforcement actions against money laundering organization from the local street-level dealer, to the drug lords in Mexico and Colombia.

Proactive and Undercover Investigations (24 Hours)
This course is a multi-media presentation involving the use of real-life case studies, film, and television as examples to aid in the understanding of the concepts being taught. A thorough introduction or refresher on the tools available to and methods employed by investigators working proactive and long-term cases, the course emphasizes racketeering, narcotics trafficking, money laundering, theft/robbery, criminal street gangs, human trafficking, and other organized criminal enterprises.

OBJECTIVES

Narco-Money Laundering
Students will complete the course will greater familiarity and knowledge in the following areas:
*   Money Laundering Basics: Placement, Layering and Integration
*  The Black Market Peso Exchange (BMPE)
*   Bulk Cash Smuggling and Unlicensed Money Transmitters
*   Interdiction Operations
*   Asset Forfeiture
*   Understanding the Criminal Money Laundering Statutes
*   Structuring and Smurfing
*   Hawala and Contra-Entrega
*   Chinese Underground Banking System (CUBS)
*   Venezuelan Bolivar
*   FinCEN (SAR’s, CTRs, 8300s and CMIRs)

Proactive and Undercover Investigations
Students will complete the course will greater familiarity and knowledge in the following areas:
*   Undercover Work   
*   Interrogations
*   Use of Informants                              
*   Source of Funding
*   Wiretaps                                             
*   Mobile Tracking Devices
*   Pens & Traps                                      
*   Pole Cameras
*   Drones & Aerial Surveillance        
*   Social Media
*   Deconfliction                                     
*   Open Source Intelligence
*   Warrants and Subpoenas              
*   Take Downs
*   Documenting Evidence                   
*   Post Arrest Essentials

COURSE FLYER

INSTRUCTOR

 A narcotics prosecutor by trade, Mr. JP Nixon is currently the Director of a joint State/Federal HIDTA task force, based out of Miami, Florida, conducting long-term international money laundering investigations. As a prosecutor, Mr. Nixon has reviewed thousands of arrest affidavits, drafted hundreds of search warrants, documented countless confidential informants, and tried over 100 cases, including murders, drug trafficking offenses, robberies, and myriad other serious felonies. In addition, Mr. Nixon has developed an expertise in electronic surveillance, supervising more than two dozen wiretaps. Mr. Nixon’s narcotics related casework resulted in the seizure of tens of thousands of pounds of cannabis, hundreds of kilograms of cocaine, heroin, amphetamine, and ecstasy, and the arrest of many prominent drug traffickers, as well as a search and seizure operation that resulted in the largest cash seizure in Miami’s history, totaling almost 25 million dollars.

REGISTRATION

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA; space is limited to 50 students. Students will be responsible for associated travel, lodging and meal expenses.

To retister, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form.

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Apr
19
to Apr 20

Technology, Threats & Trends in Criminal Investigations

  • CITY OF MERIDIAN PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CENTER (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SYNOPSIS

Technology saturates our everyday lives.  Yet, so many technologies are being developed with the specific purpose of targeting police officers or hiding criminal activity.

This is a unique and eye-opening class for prosecutors, law enforcement personnel and anyone working in the judicial system who wants to learn more on how everyday technologies are being used (or misused) to commit crimes, avoid or detect investigations, and to conduct counter surveillance. 

Although dealing with technology issues, this course is instructed in a manner that both the novice and the expert will understand and appreciate.  The course utilizes a combination of lecture, multimedia examples, case studies, and live demonstrations involving the attendees.  Evaluations of this course have been excellent and many have stated that it should be mandatory training for every officer.

OBJECTIVE

This course will examine and demonstrate how individuals are misusing  technologies, it will also reveal simple, inexpensive ways to mitigate thier success as well as provide some investigative tips.

Topics include:
·         Video counter-surveillance
·         The vulnerabilities of Caller ID including, spoofing and unblocking software
·         Virtual Numbers
·         What the metadata in digital photographs reveals.
·         Bluetooth tracking
·         Devious and dangerous Smartphone app.
·         GPS & Geo-location threats
·         Understanding IP addresses and how to identify a target
·         Proxy servers, VPNs and TOR.
·         A Darkweb and Bitcoin primer

COURSE FLYER

INSTRUCTOR

Matt Griffin is a fourteen-year law enforcement veteran specializing in narcotic-related investigations.  Matt started his police career with the Virginia Beach Police Department in August of 2003. He was assigned to the 3rd precinct where he received several accolades including the Class Act Award for initiative and motivation. Matt’s expertise in patrol narcotics earned him a certification in Virginia Beach Criminal and Superior Court as an expert witness in narcotics packaging, distribution and sales.   

In February of 2007, Matt began working with the Keene, NH Police Department where continued his work in narcotics by assisting with the NH Drug Task Force.  In 2010, Matt was assigned as a School Resource Officer at a local high school.  Based on his experience, Matt drafted the New Hampshire state policy on Cyber Bullying.  Matt traveled across NH, presenting to various agencies and school boards how to effectively combat cyberbullying in schools. 

In 2013, Matt transitioned back to patrol where he led the police department in arrests for two consecutive years.  During that time, Matt also received a Life Saving Award for his decisive actions in administering lifesaving first aid to a young female. 

In November of 2015, Matt was selected to the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Drug Task Force where he currently works in an undercover capacity.  Over the past few years, New Hampshire’s opioid addiction and fentanyl crisis has claimed the lives of over 1000 residents state wide.  Matt’s Drug Task Force has investigated dozens of fentanyl-related overdoses and continues to combat the deadly drug by educating the public and conducting undercover operations targeting the sources. 

In 2016, Matt was awarded a New Hampshire State Police Commendation for his arrests and seizures in 2016.

Matt has been a law enforcement instructor for several years and genuinely enjoys teaching. He has presented at several conferences on a wide range of topics with exceptional reviews.

REGISTRATION

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA; space is limited to 50 students. Students will be responsible for associated travel, lodging and meal expenses.

To register, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form

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Mar
15
to Mar 16

Technology, Threats & Trends in Criminal Investigations

  • OREGON PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SYNOPSIS

Technology saturates our everyday lives.  Yet, so many technologies are being developed with the specific purpose of targeting police officers or hiding criminal activity.

This is a unique and eye-opening class for prosecutors, law enforcement personnel and anyone working in the judicial system who wants to learn more on how everyday technologies are being used (or misused) to commit crimes, avoid or detect investigations, and to conduct counter surveillance. 

Although dealing with technology issues, this course is instructed in a manner that both the novice and the expert will understand and appreciate.  The course utilizes a combination of lecture, multimedia examples, case studies, and live demonstrations involving the attendees.  Evaluations of this course have been excellent and many have stated that it should be mandatory training for every officer.

OBJECTIVE

This course will examine and demonstrate how individuals are misusing  technologies, it will also reveal simple, inexpensive ways to mitigate thier success as well as provide some investigative tips.

Topics include:
·         Video counter-surveillance
·         The vulnerabilities of Caller ID including, spoofing and unblocking software
·         Virtual Numbers
·         What the metadata in digital photographs reveals.
·         Bluetooth tracking
·         Devious and dangerous Smartphone app.
·         GPS & Geo-location threats
·         Understanding IP addresses and how to identify a target
·          Proxy servers, VPNs and TOR.
·         A Darkweb and Bitcoin primer

COURSE FLYER

INSTRUCTOR

Jim Dill is a Summa Cum Laude Graduate of the Indiana University of PA – BA Criminology – and was valedictorian of the Criminology Department. 

Jim has dedicated his entire law enforcement career to matters dealing with investigative technologies.  He is a 30-year veteran of the PA Office of Attorney General (OAG) with 27 of those years served as an agent, supervisor, or director of the unit responsible for electronic surveillance, investigative technology and counter-surveillance matters.  He was later promoted to Deputy Chief and placed in charge of all Investigative Services. 

Throughout his career Jim has participated in hundreds of investigations involving the use of investigative technology for the OAG as well as with a variety of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.  He has been qualified and has testified as an expert on investigative technologies in both the Common Pleas and Appellate Court systems. 

Jim is an active member of the Mid-Atlantic Technical Investigators Association and the National Technical Investigators Association and has served on the FBI Telecommunications Industry Liaison Unit and the CALEA Implementation Unit. He also served as a columnist for the PA Chiefs of Police Magazine (Technology Mandates).

Jim currently serves as a instructor and subject matter expert for law enforcement and other members of the Criminal Justice System.

REGISTRATION

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA; space is limited to 50 students. Students will be responsible for associated travel, lodging and meal expenses.

To register, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form

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Mar
7
8:00 AM08:00

HIDTA Performance Management Process

SYNOPSIS

This course will provide instruction to new HIDTA participants and will provide updates and refresher training to current users in the use of WebPMP v.2 for recording, reviewing and extracting data via reports and tables, as well as explaining and discussing the guidelines for the performance management process (PMP) including how the process fits into the HIDTA philosophy, definitions of key terms, establishing predictive expected values, recording actual accomplishments and final reporting.

The WebPMP v.2 program collects and reports initiative performance data, and knowing the data rules and process guidelines is critical to accurately recording the data required by the HIDTA program.  This course teaches the program’s features and tools, including the latest software updates, and it includes the data rules and process guidelines required by HIDTA policy.

OBJECTIVE

Students will receive knowledge, skills and abilities to become proficient in entering required data into the HIDTA Performance Management Process database.

COURSE FLYER

INSTRUCTOR

Terra Duncan, Lead Analyst OR ID HIDTA and Oregon Department of Justice

REGISTRATION

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA.

 To register for this course, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form

Students who do not have access to PMP must contact Terra Duncan at terra.d.duncan@doj.state.or.us prior to attending the course.

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Mar
1
to Mar 2

Narcotic Officer Survival - Red Flag Indicators

  • CITY OF MERIDIAN PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING CENTER (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Synopsis

This 16 hour, International Narcotics Investigator Association (INIA) course is designed for investigators that work in an undercover capacity and or those who are about to work in those types of assignments. This course goes in depth into several case studies of undercover operations that had gone wrong. This course shows investigators and supervisors the “indicators” that should have been recognized and not ignored during undercover operations that would have ultimately saved the lives of the investigators involved. This course will also enhance officer safety in undercover operations by identifying those indicators that others have missed or ignored over the years. This course also shows that no matter how old or new the case studies are, the indicators are the same.

Topics include:
·         Evaluating the type of undercover operation
·         Understanding the individual rolls of each person assigned in the operation
·         Supervisors responsibilities
·         Case agent vs. undercover
·         Officer safety vs. making the case
·         Propensity for violence of the suspects involved
·         Listening and addressing concerns of the undercover and team members
·         Proper operational planning
·         Understanding the various factors involved in undercover operations to include day or
           night time operations, weather, vehicle types, locations, avenues of approach, etc.   
  ·        Money flashes
·         Using technology in undercover operations for increased safety
·         Managing confidential informants

Instructor

Narcotic Officer Survival - Red Flag Indicators is instructed by Detective William Louck of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD).  Detective Loucks began with MNPD in 2003. In January 2005, Detective Loucks was selected as a FLEX officer where his duties were to conduct proactive policing in high crime areas.  In January 2007, he began working as a Gang Detective where he investigated gang related and organization cases with a drug related nexus. During his time as a Gang Detective, he worked joint gang cases with the DEA, ATF, FBI and US Marshals. Detective Loucks has also instructed approximately 500 people on gang related issues to include police officers, teachers, principals, community groups and community group leaders. Detective Loucks is currently a Tennessee POST certified instructor.

In January 2010, Detective Loucks began working long term narcotics with MNPD Specialized Investigations Division Narcotics Unit. Since then, Detective Loucks has conducted and been the affiant in wire tape cases into crystal methamphetamine and marijuana distribution rings.

Detective Loucks previously served 8 ½ years in the United States Army. Throughout his time in the Army, he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Detective Loucks served 3 years at Ft Bragg North Carolina as a cannon crewmember with the 82nd Airborne Division. During his last 5 ½ years he worked as a Chinook Flight Engineer with Task Force 160th SOAR (Night Stalkers) in Ft Campbell Kentucky. During his time as a flight engineer, Detective Loucks was solely responsible for a $60 million dollar Chinook helicopter to include the flight operations, mission planning, training personnel and management of maintenance.

In late September 2011, Detective Loucks deployed to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan areas of operations (AO) region. Detective Loucks was part of the first group of American Soldiers to be operating in Afghanistan as he took in the first Special Forces Groups, Navy SEALS, as well as CIA Special Operative Agents.

Registration

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA and space is limited to 50 students. Students will be responsible for associated travel, lodging and meal expenses.

To register, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form

 

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Feb
1
to Feb 2

Narcotic Officer Survival - Red Flag Indicators

  • MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TRAINING FACILITY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Synopsis

This 16 hour, International Narcotics Investigator Association (INIA) course is designed for investigators that work in an undercover capacity and or those who are about to work in those types of assignments. This course goes in depth into several case studies of undercover operations that had gone wrong. This course shows investigators and supervisors the “indicators” that should have been recognized and not ignored during undercover operations that would have ultimately saved the lives of the investigators involved. This course will also enhance officer safety in undercover operations by identifying those indicators that others have missed or ignored over the years. This course also shows that no matter how old or new the case studies are, the indicators are the same.

Topics include:

·         Evaluating the type of undercover operation
·         Understanding the individual rolls of each person assigned in the operation
·         Supervisors responsibilities
·         Case agent vs. undercover
·         Officer safety vs. making the case
·         Propensity for violence of the suspects involved
·         Listening and addressing concerns of the undercover and team members
·         Proper operational planning
·         Understanding the various factors involved in undercover operations to include day or
           night time operations, weather, vehicle types, locations, avenues of approach, etc.   
  ·        Money flashes
·         Using technology in undercover operations for increased safety
·         Managing confidential informants

Instructor

Narcotic Officer Survival - Red Flag Indicators is instructed by Detective William Louck of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department (MNPD).  Detective Loucks began with MNPD in 2003. In January 2005, Detective Loucks was selected as a FLEX officer where his duties were to conduct proactive policing in high crime areas.  In January 2007, he began working as a Gang Detective where he investigated gang related and organization cases with a drug related nexus. During his time as a Gang Detective, he worked joint gang cases with the DEA, ATF, FBI and US Marshals. Detective Loucks has also instructed approximately 500 people on gang related issues to include police officers, teachers, principals, community groups and community group leaders. Detective Loucks is currently a Tennessee POST certified instructor.

In January 2010, Detective Loucks began working long term narcotics with MNPD Specialized Investigations Division Narcotics Unit. Since then, Detective Loucks has conducted and been the affiant in wire tape cases into crystal methamphetamine and marijuana distribution rings.

Detective Loucks previously served 8 ½ years in the United States Army. Throughout his time in the Army, he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Detective Loucks served 3 years at Ft Bragg North Carolina as a cannon crewmember with the 82nd Airborne Division. During his last 5 ½ years he worked as a Chinook Flight Engineer with Task Force 160th SOAR (Night Stalkers) in Ft Campbell Kentucky. During his time as a flight engineer, Detective Loucks was solely responsible for a $60 million dollar Chinook helicopter to include the flight operations, mission planning, training personnel and management of maintenance.

In late September 2011, Detective Loucks deployed to Uzbekistan and Afghanistan areas of operations (AO) region. Detective Loucks was part of the first group of American Soldiers to be operating in Afghanistan as he took in the first Special Forces Groups, Navy SEALS, as well as CIA Special Operative Agents.

Registration

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA and space is limited to 50 students. Students will be responsible for associated travel, lodging and meal expenses.

To register, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form

 

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Jan
23
to Jan 24

PowerPoint for Public Safety by Police Technical (This course has been filled, a waiting list has been established.)

  • OREGON PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SYNOPSIS

PowerPoint® for Public Safety™ is designed to assist all public safety personnel become more efficient and proficient with PowerPoint®. Ninety-five percent [95%] of our students report they are “self-taught” in PowerPoint, most say they “use it pretty well”, but almost all report “they’re not using it to its full potential." PowerPoint® for Public Safety™ address this need by providing the critical skills needed to effectively present information in a variety of settings including: the Academy, in-house/in-service training, public meetings, courtroom, and executive briefings.

Students should bring a laptop with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word (version 2003 or higher). Prior experience or training in
PowerPoint or Word is not necessary.

OBJECTIVE

This class is designed for any investigator, detective, supervisor or authorized support staff. This class will provide students with critical PowerPoint skills including:

  • Building, saving, packaging, saving and printing presentations,
  • Building and using splash screens,
  • Utilizing custom animantions,
  • Capturing images, and
  • Capturing audio and video files

COURSE FLYER

INSTRUCTOR

Chris Fusetti is a 22 year veteran of law enforcement. Beginning his career in 1995 he has in a variety of special assignments including: FTO, SWAT, Gang Unit, Bicycle Unit, School
Resource Officer, Firearms Instructor, and Traffic. Chris was promoted to Sergeant in
October of 2006 served as a Supervisor for the Field Training Officer Program. In August of 2008 he was a Supervisor to the 250 member police unit for delegate security for the
Democratic National Convention. Chris was assigned to supervise the property investigations unit in 2013 and now supervises the person’s crime investigations unit. Chris is also a coordinator for the Adams County Critical Incident Team who investigates officer involved shootings. He has been active in the deployment of OneNote for criminal case management speaks nationally on the subject to law enforcement audiences. Chris lives in northern Colorado with his wife and children.

REGISTRATION

This course is sponsored and paid for by the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA and space is limited to 25 students. To register for this course, complete and submit a HIDTA Training Request Form

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Oct
4
to Oct 5

Excel for Public Safety

  • CITY OF MERIDIAN PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING FACILITY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Synopsis

Microsoft Excel® for Public Safety™ is designed to help public safety personnel best utilize Microsoft Excel ® to successfully manage law enforcement specific data. Whether it is case specific data (e.g. telephone tolls, financials) or agency-wide data (e.g. arrest stats, fugitive lists, calls for service), it can be analyzed with just a few clicks using this powerful tool! This course is intended for law enforcement personnel, which includes: any sworn officer, support staff, administrative personnel, Supervisors and Management. Attendees need only a basic understanding of computers and Excel®. No technical or analytical background is required.

Course Objective

Course is designed to introduce and/or improve utilization of Microsoft Excel® for law enforcement specific data.

Course Flyer

Instructor

Jason Druckenmiller is a police officer for a mid-size agency in Northwest Ohio.  In his 13 years, he has served as a road patrolman, field training officer, and is currently serving as a road patrol sergeant.  Jason is also a member of the division Honor Guard and is the first certified Remote Pilot for the sUAS Unit.  Aside from his road duties, Jason serves as the technology expert for the agency overseeing dash cams, body cams, and digital evidence handling.  He currently resides in Northwest Ohio with his wife and three daughters. 

Registration

Registration for this  course is being paid for by the Oregon-Idaho Training Initiative. Students will be responsible for associated travel, lodging and meal expenses. The course is limited to 25 students.


To register, contact Debbie Giza at dgiza@dpsst.state.or.us and please provide the student's name, agency, e-mail address and telephone number.

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Oct
2
to Oct 3

Idaho Drug Symposium

  • BOISE, IDAHO - THE RIVERSIDE HOTEL (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Course Synopsis

This 2-day seminar will include topics on Marijuana, Heroin and prescription drugs trends.   Sponsored by:  Idaho Office of Drug Policy, Tall Cop Says Stop and Oregon-Idaho HIDTA.

The symposium presentation topics include;

Todays national heroin epidemic and trends

  • New marijuana and hash oil trends, products and impairment
  • Opiate and prescription pill abuse
  • Popular street drugs
  • Drugs and the impact on the yourth brain and brain development
  • community coalitions and addressing opiate and oteher drug ause
  • Trials and tribulations for Drug Recognition Experts with new and trending street drugs

Course Objective

Educate participants including law enforcement, treatment providers, and educators in current drug trends on both a regional and national basis.

Course Flyer

Instructor(s)

Jermaine Galloway (Tall Cop Says Stop), Amy Miles (Advance Chemist-Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene – Forensic Toxicology Program), Karen Williams (MSSW – Expert on brain development), Chuck Hayes (National DRE Training Coordinator – IACP), Sgt. Robert Hayes (Albany, OR Police Department – DRE Regional Coordinator), HIDTA – National Emerging Threats Initiative Staff

To Register

Contact:  Jessica Galloway:   jessica@NorthwestAlcoholConference.org Fax: 208-922-1328

 

 

 

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Sep
18
to Sep 22

Celebrite Certified Operator and Certified Physical Analyst

  • CHEMEKETA BROOKS REGIONAL TRAINING CENTER (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

COURSE SYNOPSIS

The Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiners Course is designed for the intermediate and advanced investigator / digital forensic examiner. This 5-day course combines the curriculum from the Cellebrite Certified Operator (CCO) and the Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyst (CCPA) Courses providing the participant with an intense exposure to Cellebrite UFED, Physical Analyzer Software and all of the core competencies associated with the examination of mobile devices using Cellebrite’s Tools and methodology. During the course, written exams and practical skill assessments will be administered. After successfully passing these exams, students earn the Cellebrite Certified Operator (CCO) and the Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyst (CCPA) certification credentials. Successful class completion results in a certificate of completion and demonstration of mastery of these concepts is one of the prerequisites for students desiring to take the Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME) certification examination. Students considering the CCME Certification are required to complete the Cellebrite Mobile Forensic Fundamentals (CMFF) course, Cellebrite Certified Operator (CCO) course and the Cellebrite Certified Physical Analyst (CCPA) course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Learn how to handle mobile devices
  • Understand data encoding schemes
  • Install and con gure UFED Touch/UFED 4PC
  • Learn best practice when conducting extractions
  • Conduct device extractions
  • Conduct SIM and SD card extractions
  • Learn how to open extractions in Physical Analyzer
  • Learn how to conduct basic searches, and create reports using Physical Analyzer
  • How to conduct advanced analysis on mobile devices
  • Advanced search and analysis techniques
  • Verification and validation of findings
  • Generating custom reports
  • Demonstrate proficiency by passing an exam

INSTRUCTORS

TBD - Cellebrite Staff

REGISTRATION

This course is limited to 16 participants and the registration fee is $3000. 5 HIDTA scholarships to cover the registration fee are available. To apply, complete and submit a HIDTA Course Attendance Request form.

Register online at the Cellebrite website:  https://www.cellebritelearningcenter.com/local/catalog/?reopen=2988

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Jul
18
to Jul 20

Oregon Narcotics Enforcement Assocation 2017 Training Institute

  • REDMOND, OR - EAGLCREST RESORT (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Training Institute Synopsis

The Oregon Narcotics Enforcement Association is offering a 3 day Training Institute at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond Oregon. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Kevin Gilmartin, author of Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement. Courses offered during the 3 day event include:

WSIN Overview/RISS Certification Training/Analytical Services
BHO Lab Explosions
Fentanyl Class
Prepaid Card Investigations
Prescription Drug Diversion
Undercover Class
Patron Saints
Leadership
San Bernardino Terror Attack

In conjunction with the Training Institute, a golf tournament and vendor reception will be held on Monday, July 17th. Times and locations will be announced soon.

TRAINING INSTITUTE OBJECTIVES

The 2017 Training Institute will increase participant knowledge, skills and abilities in specialized drug law enforcement and leadership areas in order to increase their overall effectiveness, efficiency and safety in service to the communities that they are entrusted to protect.

INSTRUCTOR(S)

Dr. Kevin Gilmartin is a behavioral sciences and management consultant specializing in the law enforcement and public safety areas. He formerly spent twenty years in law enforcement in Tucson, Arizona. During his tenure, he supervised the Behavioral Sciences Unit and the Hostage Negotiations Team. He is a former recipient of the IACP-Parade Magazine National Police Officer Service Award for contributions during hostage negotiations. He presently maintains a consulting relationship with law enforcement agencies nationally in the U.S. and in Canada. He holds adjunct faculty positions with The University of Massachusetts Police Leadership Institute, and The Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University. He is a guest instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia and a faculty member of the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Institute (LEEDS, EDI and the National Executive Development Institute). He is retained by several Federal law enforcement agency critical incident response teams. He is a charter member of the IACP: Psychological Services Section and former vice-president of the Society of Police and Criminal Psychology. He holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Arizona. In addition to being the author of the book Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement, he is the author of numerous articles published by the Dept. of Justice, the IACP, and the FBI. He is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and resides in Portland, Oregon and Tucson, Arizona.

Other topic instructors will be announced at a later date.

REGISTRATION & LODGING

Registration fee is $350 and includes 7 meals.

Register online at http://www.cvent.com/d/hvq68r/4W

A block of government rate rooms have been reserved at The Lodge at Eagle Crest. To reserve a room call 1-855-682-4786 and mention that you will be attending the ONEA Training Institute.

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Jun
12
to Jun 16

Undercover Operations and Informant Management

  • OREGON PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

COURSE SYNOPSIS

The first segment of the class will be Informant Management. During this block, the officer will learn the basic definitions of Informants, Confidential Informant (CI) Recruiting, CI Policies & Procedures, Record Keeping, Case Law Regarding CI’s, Liability, How to Utilize CI’s, Documentation in Reports, and Scenario Exercises.

The second half of this course will be Undercover Operations. During this block, the officers will learn about Confidential Informant Buys, the Undercover Officer’s Role – Preparation & Planning, the Team Members Role, Operational Plans, Deconfliction, the Supervisor’s Role in an Undercover Operation-Duties & Responsibilities, and Scenario Exercises.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course is designed to improve the student’s ability to handle/manage informants and safely execute and/or minimize risks associated with undercover operations.

INSTRUCTOR(S)

Epi Sevillo – CA DOJ Task Force Supervisor
Craig Michaels - CA DOJ Special Agent Supervisor (Retired)

TO REGISTER

This course is free. To register, send email to Oregon-Idaho Program Coordinator Tim Doney at timothy.doney@state.or.us and include name, agency, DPSST #, email and contact phone number.

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May
23
9:00 AM09:00

Law Enforcement on the Stand

  • ONTARIO, OREGON - FOUR RIVERS CULTURAL CENTER (COLLINS GALLERY) (map)
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COURSE SYNOPSIS

LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE STAND addresses recurring issues faced by law enforcement witnesses. This 8 hour intensive course combines interactive lectures with role play and other proven teaching methods to expose officers to what they can expect during preparation, direct testimony from government lawyers and cross examination from criminal defense attorneys.  Law enforcement can expect to learn about attitude, presentation, common needs for law enforcement testimony, statements by defendants and witnesses, exhibits, impeachment and credibility, and how testimony correlates with evidentiary arguments and closing statements. Every facet of the program is designed to assist law enforcement personnel to become effective and credible witnesses.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

This course is designed to improve your effectiveness in the courtroom when testifying.

INSTRUCTOR

Caren Cambre brings more than 30 years of courtroom experience into her classrooms and training sessions. As a law school advocacy professor and a law enforcement witness trainer, she draws upon her hundreds of jury trials to train law students, young lawyers, and law enforcement officers in the many aspects of criminal litigation. The law school courses she teaches include Mock Trial, Trial Advocacy, Advanced Trial Advocacy, Evidence in the Courtroom, Trial Evidence & Advocacy, Ethical Prosecutions, and Professional Responsibility.  As an advocacy professor and mock trial coach, she has used her extensive trial experience to teach lawyers presentation strategies for preparing and presenting witnesses testimony and questioning witnesses. Recognizing that the answers given by witnesses are critical to successful trials, she identified a need to teach law enforcement officers to become effective and credible witnesses.

Professor Cambre’s approach to teaching focuses on learning by doing, individualized and constructive critique, and a passion for teaching that is contagious.

As a career homicide prosecutor in New York and Louisiana, she worked extensively with law enforcement conducting investigations and presenting their testimony throughout the litigation. She led the most serious cases to successful trial results, in part by developing a serious and consistent approach to the testimony of hundreds of law enforcement personnel.  This program, LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE STAND, incorporates all the elements of a long career serving justice, dedication for teaching others about trial work and a deep respect for the service of law enforcement who protect us everywhere.

TO REGISTER

This course is free. To register, send email to Oregon-Idaho Program Coordinator Tim Doney at timothy.doney@state.or.us and include name, agency, DPSST #, email and contact phone number.

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May
23
to May 25

Idaho Narcotics Officers' Association Training Conference

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TRAINING CONFERENCE  SYNOPSIS

The Idaho Narcotics Officers' Association is offering a 3 day training conference that offers 3 different courses:

  • Heroin Awareness for Law Enforcement - Day 1
  • Law Enforcement on the Stand (Oregon-Idaho HIDTA Sponsored) - Day 2
  • Pharmaceutical Drug Investigations - Day 3

In addition to the training that will be provided, the training conference provides an excellent opportunity for investigators from different jurisdiction to network and share information.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

This training conference increases investigator awareness and skills in heroin and pharmaceutical investigations as well as court room testimony.

COURSE FLYER

INSTRUCTORS

Heroin Awareness for Law Enforcement- Captain Christopher Martin, Brewer (ME) Police Department

Law Enforcement on the Stand - Caren Cambre, Esq., Key West, FL

Pharmaceutical Drug Investigations - Frank Hoynyak, DEA Ret., Associate Director of Law Enforcement and Education, Purdue Pharma

TO REGISTER for INOA Conference

Contact Idaho Narcotics Officers Association by May 5th, 2017:  jvirgin@madisonsheriff.com lparker@co.jefferson.id.us dstoddard@madisonsheriff.com

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Mar
13
to Mar 16

MCDTC K-9 Drug Detection Enhancement Course

Course Synopsis

The K-9 Drug Detection Enhancement course is designed for the advanced training of Drug Detector Dog and Handler Teams, which will improve the teams' search ability and help them become both more effective and efficient. Practical exercises will include a variety of buildings and vehicles.

Course Objective

This course is intended to improve a K-9 Drug Detection teams' search ability and help them become both more effective and efficient through a series of practical exercises.

Instructor(s)

Midwest Counter Drug Training Center contracted civilian trainer(s) (TBD)

To Register

Contact Oregon-Idaho HIDTA Program Coordinator Tim Doney:  timothy.doney@state.or.us 503-947-8558

 

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Mar
8
1:00 PM13:00

Cell Phone Forensic Workshop

Course Synopsis

Students will learn about the latest breakthroughs in cell phone forensics using MSAB’s Ecosystem of Mobile Forensics. The workshop will cover good practices and techniques used to examine popular smartphones including methods used to bypass security. Attendees will learn how to recover cloud data, messaging app data, and correlate common data between multiple devices via instantly plotted connection diagrams, timelines, and geomaps.  Student will also become familiar with MASB products and/or programs.

Course Objective

Student will learn basics on cell phone forensics in addition to familiarization of MASB’s products/technology including XRY and XAMN.

Course Flyer

Instructor(s)

Mr. Wil Hernandez - Wil Hernandez joined MSAB in 2015 after retiring from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and over 30 distinguished years in law enforcement. His ascent to the rank of Captain included assignments to multiple Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces, supervisory roles in Cyber High Tech and Cybercrime Units, teaching courses for NW3C and FBI CART, as well as recognition as “Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” by the US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Florida.

To Register

Contact Oregon-Idaho HIDTA Program Coordinator Tim Doney:  timothy.doney@state.or.us  503-947-8558

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Mar
6
to Mar 10

Domestic Highway Enforcement Training Conference

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COURSE SYNOPSIS

The Idaho State Police will be hosting a 5 day Domestic Highway Enforcement Training Conference March 6-10, 2017 at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho. The training conference will cover all forms of transportation and concealment methods used by drug smugglers as well as hotel/motel interdiction techniques, and intelligence development. Tuition is free and students will be responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

Enhancing investigations to disrupt and dismantle drug trafficking and money laundering organizations.

Course Flyer

INSTRUCTOR(S)

This training is presented by experienced officers with years of successful interdiction resulting in the apprehension of some of Americas worst criminals, illegal drugs, millions of dollars in US currency, stolen weapons, and stolen equipment.

TO REGISTER

To apply, please fill out the attached registration form and fax or email no later than February 28, 2017 to:

Michael Franson, ISP Training Section
Mike.Franson@isp.idaho.gov
Fax # 1-208-7092
Office 1-208-884-7215

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Feb
20
to Mar 3

DEA Basic Investigator's Course

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Course Synopsis

The Drug Enforcement Administration will be conducting a Basic Narcotics Investigator School February 20 through March 3.  The subjects include but not limited to:  Drug Identification and Pharmacology, Confidential Source Management, Basic Undercover Operations, Basic Surveillance, Basic Financial Investigations and various other topics relating to Narcotics Investigations.

Course Objective

Train new officers/investigators the fundamentals/basics of drug investigations and associated tasks.

Instructor(s)

DEA Special Agent Albert Brezicha and other staff

To Register 

Contact Oregon-Idaho HIDTA Program Coordinator Tim Doney:  timothy.doney@state.or.us 503-947-8558

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Feb
2
to Feb 3

Excel for Public Safety

  • OREGON PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY (map)
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Course Synopsis

Microsoft Excel® for Public Safety™ is designed to help public safety personnel best utilize Microsoft Excel ® to successfully manage law enforcement specific data. Whether it is case specific data (e.g. telephone tolls, financials) or agency-wide data (e.g. arrest stats, fugitive lists, calls for service), it can be analyzed with just a few clicks using this powerful tool! This course is intended for law enforcement personnel, which includes: any sworn officer, support staff, administrative personnel, Supervisors and Management. Attendees need only a basic understanding of computers and Excel®. No technical or analytical background is required.

Course Objective

Course is designed to introduce and/or improve utilization of Microsoft Excel® for law enforcement specific data.

Course Flyer

Instructor(s)

Police Technical Training Solutions Staff (TBD)

To Register

Contact Oregon-Idaho HIDTA Program Coordinator Tim Doney:  timothy.doney@state.or.us 503-947-8558

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Nov
9
to Nov 10

LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE STAND

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About the Course:

LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE STAND addresses recurring issues faced by law enforcement witnesses. This two-day intensive course combines interactive lectures with role play and other proven teaching methods to expose officers to what they can expect during preparation, direct testimony from government lawyers and cross examination from criminal defense attorneys.  Law enforcement can expect to learn about attitude, presentation, common needs for law enforcement testimony, statements by defendants and witnesses, exhibits, impeachment and credibility, and how testimony correlates with evidentiary arguments and closing statements. Every facet of the program is designed to assist law enforcement personnel to become effective and credible witnesses.

About the Instructor:

Caren Cambre brings more than 30 years of courtroom experience into her classrooms and training sessions. As a law school advocacy professor and a law enforcement witness trainer, she draws upon her hundreds of jury trials to train law students, young lawyers, and law enforcement officers in the many aspects of criminal litigation. The  law school courses she teaches include Mock Trial, Trial Advocacy, Advanced Trial Advocacy, Evidence in the Courtroom, Trial Evidence & Advocacy, Ethical Prosecutions, and Professional Responsibility.  As an advocacy professor and mock trial coach, she has used her extensive trial experience to teach lawyers presentation strategies for preparing and presenting witnesses testimony and questioning witnesses. Recognizing that the answers given by witnesses are critical to successful trials, she identified a need to teach law enforcement officers to become effective and credible witnesses.

Professor Cambre’s approach to teaching focuses on learning by doing, individualized and constructive critique, and a passion for teaching that is contagious.
 
As a career homicide prosecutor in New York and Louisiana, she worked extensively with law enforcement conducting investigations and presenting their testimony throughout the litigation. She led the most serious cases to successful trial results, in part by developing a serious and consistent approach to the testimony of hundreds of law enforcement personnel.  This program, LAW ENFORCEMENT ON THE STAND, incorporates all the elements of a long career serving justice, dedication for teaching others about trial work and a deep respect for the service of law enforcement who protect us everywhere.

 

 

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