The Internet Investigations Training Program (IITP) is designed to give the agent, criminal investigator or analyst the basic understanding they need to conduct cyber-based investigations.
Investigating the cyber criminal can be one of the most complex tasks facing the law enforcement professional today and requires a multidisciplinary approach supported by technical expertise that was not needed with traditional crime. The IITP focuses on investigations and operations centered on the use of the internet and its many communities that are being exploited for criminal activity day to day.
IITP is taught in two instructional modules; investigating internet crimes and conducting online investigations. Internet investigations will focus on the examination of historical internet data such as emails and website posting to identify the author or originator of the internet activity by looking at system artifacts and attributes. Online investigations will focus on the live and active interrogation of online data, such as investigating websites and attempting to determine their physical location.
Students will be issued an investigative laptop computer and all the software used in the training program. The students will be instructed how to properly configure their investigative computer and how to setup investigative profiles and personas. Software will include, but not be limited to system archival and interrogation tools. Student will perform various practical exercises to reinforce skill sets obtain during the training program.
- Applicants should be criminal investigators, non-criminal investigators, criminal analysts, intelligence analysts, or intelligence specialists from the federal, state and local law enforcement community who are tasked with conducting cybercrime investigations.
- Students should possess a working knowledge of computers, computer-related programs and the internet and should possess entry-level to intermediate levels of experience.
Required Training Materials
- Federal Court Procedures
- Electronic Law and Evidence
- Conducting Investigations On-Line
- Investigating Internet Crimes
- The Internet Environment
Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-267-3344.
State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-743-5382.
International (non-US) personnel should email FLETCemail@example.com or telephone 912-261-4023.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 267-3166
NOTE: For Export training programs only, the below forms must be completed and faxed to the Training Specialist at 912-267-2500.