Law Enforcement Conferences
This program for law enforcement focuses on the search and seizure of computers and digital evidence. The learning objectives of this course include the following: (a) understanding of the sources and types of digital evidence; (b) examination of a model warrant for digital evidence; (c) detailed examination of the application of Fourth Amendment principles to various locations of digital evidence, including computers, cell phones, remote storage, and the Internet; (d) examination of Fourth Amendment applicability doctrines, including who has a protected interest in a computer, voluntary exposure, and the private search doctrine; (e) examination of Fourth Amendment satisfaction doctrines, including warrant issuance and review, search incident to arrest, and probable cause; (f) discussion of the distribution and possession of digitally produced child pornography.
This is offered in conjunction with Mississippi State University’s National Computer Forensics Training Center, which funds it with a grant to the Center. Scholarships for members of law enforcement agencies are available and anyone interested should contact the MSU Computer Forensics Training Center.
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