Computer Crime/Social Networking — POST Certified

POST Certified Plan IV 8790-20477 (College Credit is also available)

Social media and recent technology develops rapidly. Learn how social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Formspring, Myspace, Google Plus and others are affecting drug use and influencing crime. How are current drug trends and drugs being sold, exploited and discussed online? How are drugs and sex referenced online, and what should you be looking for? From flash mob crime sprees and online purchasing of narcotics to an understanding of the most current designer drugs available, you will get it all with this class!

COURSE TOPICS: How Social Network Sites Influence Drug Use and Drug Sales • Learn How to Search Sites for Crime Trends and Occurrences • Learn About Drugs and Misused Substances That Can Be Obtained Online • Learn How Sex and Drugs Are Referred to and Exploited Online


Joe Allen is a 26-year veteran of the Glendale Police Department. Joe was assigned to the Vice/Narcotic Unit for nine years. He has taught narcotic enforcement courses for many law enforcement agencies, including the California Narcotic Officers’ Association, Arizona Narcotic Officers’ Association, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Academy, United States Federal Probation, and more. Joe is a drug recognition expert instructor and teaches drug recognition/influence at DRE courses throughout California for law enforcement. Joe is the 2013 recipient of the Al Stewart Award for CNOA Narcotic Officer of the Year.

Saturday, December 10, 2016
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Glendale Police Department
131 N. Isabel Street
Glendale, CA 91206