Case Organization and Presentation Training Program (COPTP)Up one level
The Financial Fraud Institute has been actively monitoring the development of computer software that can assist criminal investigators to electronically organize and manage complex cases. Over the past few years, incredible strides have been made which allow the investigator to collect, store and retrieve information and evidence electronically through the use of specialized computer applications originally designed for the business community. This same digitized data can be used to create visually informative records and charts for use in investigative team briefings and/or presentations to a prosecutor or jury.
More importantly, the gradual transformation of the courtroom from traditional to high-tech is changing the way cases are presented. The new electronic environment in the courtroom permits judicial participants to electronically present their evidence in a more efficient and expedient manner through the use of computers, monitors, and document cameras. Evidence presented at trial or to a grand jury can now be highlighted or enlarged for a more thorough review by the jury or adjudicating official. Criminal investigators must stay abreast of these changes in order to remain at the forefront in the fight against crime.
COPTP will continue to change and evolve with new computer technology trends. The goal of this program is to provide students with the ability to identify and select the case organizational tools best suited for their particular needs and to be skillful in successfully presenting their findings in an effective and professional manner.
Length: The COPTP is a five (5) day program. It begins on Monday and ends on Friday at noon of the same week.
Students will be evaluated by the creation and presentation of a case using skills and technology taught in the program. A sample case is provided, but Students are encouraged to bring current or past case materials to use in the preparation of their case.
Prerequisites for Attendance
The participant needs to have basic computer skills prior to enrolling in this program.
Investigative Operations Division
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Glynco, GA 31524
Phone: (912) 267-3166
Fax: (912) 267 2500