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ICAC Task Force National Training - NW3C Digital Evidence Forensics

Award Information

Award #
2010-MC-CX-K043
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2010
Total funding (to date)
$2,499,756

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $999,756)

This program is funded under the authority of the Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2008, (42 USC 17611-17617, et seq.)(the PROTECT Act).

The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) will deliver training programs for law enforcement and other stakeholders to support the Internet Crimes Against Children program by improving investigative, prosecutorial, and forensic capacity; creating and distributing guidelines and best practices for investigative methodologies; and coordinating meetings with grantees and practitioners. NW3C will deliver six Fast Track computer forensic trainings (comprised of four classes each), five individually selected advanced training classes, five Cell Phone classes, and five Wireless Investigation classes to ICAC Task Forces, for a total of 39 classes with over 1,000 student seats available.

CA/NCF

Using OJJDP funds, the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) will deliver training programs for law enforcement and other stakeholders to improve investigative, prosecutorial, and forensic capabilities; create and distribute guidelines, best practices, and investigative methodologies; and coordinate meetings with grantees and practitioners. Specifically, NW3C will deliver six Fast Track computer forensic trainings (comprised of three classes each) and 12 individual advanced classes from a list of five courses, to ICAC Task Forces, for a total of 30 classes with up to 900 student seats available. NW3C will utilize the existing ICAC/Fox Valley registration system while utilizing established NW3C evaluation methodologies, including pre- and post-testing assessment, to measure and report progress to Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
CA/NCF

This project will deliver training to Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces by expanding and enhancing the computer forensic and digital device investigation knowledge base. NW3C will deliver training programs focused on digital evidence forensics for law enforcement and other stakeholders to improve investigative, prosecutorial, and forensic capabilities; create and distribute guidelines, best practices, and investigative methodologies; and coordinate responsive meetings with grantees and practitioners. NW3C will employ established NW3C evaluation methodologies, including pre- and post-class testing assessments, to measure and report progress to OJJDP. CA/NCF

Date Created: August 19, 2010