The Internet Investigations Training Program (IITP) is designed to give investigators, analysts, and individuals serving as direct law enforcement support a basic understanding of and the skills needed to conduct Internet-based investigations.
Investigating Internet crimes can be one of the most complex tasks facing the law enforcement professional today. It requires a multidisciplinary approach, supported by technical expertise to a degree not commonly seen with traditional crime.
IITP will enable the student to develop the skills necessary to investigate Internet-based crimes in a legally accepted manor, while utilizing open-source and proprietary tools. Emphasis is placed on the examination and collection of data from social-media, OSINT and the “Dark Web”.Students will be issued an investigative laptop computer with various hardware and software materials 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 virtualization, operating system and collection tools. Students will perform various practical exercises to reinforce skills learned during the course. The graduate will leave with all of the equipment and software utilized during the program and will be able to conduct Internet-based investigations upon their return.
- Applicants should be investigators, intelligence analysts, intelligence specialists, or individuals serving as direct law enforcement support personnel, from the federal, state and local law enforcement community who are tasked with Internet-based investigations.
- Students should possess a working knowledge of computers, and the desire to load programs, utilize virtualization and various web browsers as well as install operating systems.
Required Training Materials
- Electronic Law and Evidence
- Computer Fundamentals and Internet Principals
- Internet Investigative Techniques
- Internet and Computer Evidence Collection
- The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) partner with numerous federal agencies to provide law enforcement training. If you are a member of one of these Participating Organizations, please contact your agency training officer for class availability. If your agency is not a partner organization of the FLETC and you are interested in attending a course, please contact us at FLETC Admissions. Class availability is limited for non-partner organizations.
- The FLETC supports our local law enforcement communities by providing training opportunities, onsite at FLETC campuses and exported to host locations across the United States. State, local and tribal officers can apply for this training at FLETC Application for Student Training (FAST).
- For more information on all training at FLETC, please contact us at FLETC Admissions.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 267-2485
NOTE: This course is available for Export, please contact the training specialist at: (912) 267-2485.