Policing Cryptocurrencies & the Dark Web / Organizing Cases for Filing Review & Best Practices

This 8-hour course is designed to provide law enforcement personnel with a basic understanding of overlay networks (TOR, I2P, Freenet) and cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin), commonly associated with the dark web. Circumstances will arise where an investigation may lead to an area of the internet not often traversed by everyday internet users. This area of the internet is […]

Auto Theft and Chop Shop Training

 Vehicle Thefts and Chop Shops remain among the top crimes in every community in the country. This year alone there have been over 98,000 vehicles stolen statewide. This training will help you identify VIN switched vehicles and how to locate hidden manufacturer’s vehicle identification numbers. This course will expose students to current trends, fraud and […]

Best Practices for Organizing Misdemeanor and Felony Cases for Filing Review

This training is recommended for all police personnel who present misdemeanor and felony cases to prosecutorial agencies for filing review, and those who are interested in the criteria used to evaluate such cases. The training will include a live demonstration of the newest technology (Electronic Charge Evaluation Request- eCER), utilized by many police departments throughout […]

Workplace & Retaliatory Violence Prevention

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19.  CHECK BACK IN APRIL FOR A NEW DATE.  SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Recognizing the potential for workplace and retaliatory violence is everyone’s responsibility. This seminar will teach you how to identify the warning signs; take steps to prevent the violence; actions to take when violence occurs; victims’ rights; and legal, civil, […]

Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation

Human trafficking and child exploitation are serious crimes that are running rampant in our communities. Frightened and reluctant victims make it very difficult to identify the crime; and prosecution even more difficult.  This training brings together instructors who are the experts at identification and prosecution as well as victim welfare and services. The training is […]

Blue Lives in Jeopardy: Surviving Your Attacker

* “Is Today Your Day?”        * On-Duty and Off-Duty Safety      * Unprovoked Attacks * The Forced Confrontation – Critical Thinking Skills * Overcoming the Mindset of Your Attacker * Case Studies: The Murders of Law Enforcement Officers in Los Angeles County * Why Do Things Go Right and Wrong in Police Work? * Lessons Learned […]

Command and Control — De-escalation Training

The Command and Control segment of this training will teach active Leadership Skills in order to contain and minimize the negative impact of any incident or situation. It will also provide an overview of, and accountability for, managing incidents. That goes hand-in-hand with the De-Escalation and Tactical Communication segment which is designed to enhance officers’ […]

Police Video Issues Seminar

“Now You See It, Now You Don’t”: A Case Study of Technology in the Prosecution of Cops         Presenter: Michael D. Schwartz, Partner, Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC  “No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy”: Videos and Police Civil Litigation           Presenter: Cory Brente, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Police Litigation Unit, L.A. City […]

Animal Cruelty, Education and Investigation

Animals are arguably the most defenseless of all victims. This training will cover the many aspects of animal cruelty from identification of crimes to developing and prosecuting cases. Crimes ranging from physical abuse, hoarding, and blood sports will be examined in-depth. First responders, detectives and anyone interested in forming partnerships and identifying available resources for […]