Using Google Location Data for Investigations 

Are you investigating a homicide, rape or robbery, but have no traditional evidence available? Are you a cold case investigator and have no leads in your case? Maybe this is the time to take another look at those case files using a Google geofence warrant.
Law enforcement is more and more frequently requesting information from Google to gain critical evidence for their cases. However, the process of writing a geofence warrant can be overwhelming, and incorrectly written warrants can lead to judicial rejections.

What will you learn:
In this IADLEST-NCP certified specialized training you will learn how to write a geofence search warrant to obtain Google location data on cell phones present at the place and time where a particular crime occurred. You will also learn how to analyze and map the data you receive from Google using tools that you already have available; no need to spend any extra money on fancy technology! Through this analysis, we will show you how to narrow down and finally identify your suspect(s).
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Google Data

Learn what SensorVault database is and how yiou can use it your cases
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Write a Geofence Warant

Learn how to write a Geofence warrant to be signed by a judge
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Understand the Data

How to effectively analyze the data that Google will send
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Identify a Suspect

Identify your suspects using the Google Data

Learn All You Need to Write a Geofence Warrant

Boost your confidence, master the field, become a certified professional. Learn to use all the related tools, walk into a job and be a rockstar from day one. The skills you need to become a real professional. Thrive in your career.
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Frequently asked questions

What will I need for the course?

1. A desktop or a laptop
2. Microsoft Excel installed on your computer
3. Google Earth Pro (free) installed on your computer
4. Familiarity with Excel

Who should attend this course?

This training is ideal for police officers, investigators, analysts and prosecutors who would like to close their important cases using ground breaking investigative technology that is getting more and more widely used by law enforcement all over the world. If you are interested in learning more about geofencing technology, this course will be good for you too.

How many sections are in the course?

The course is divided into six sections:
1. Introduction
2. Master geolocation fundamentals
3. Write and transmit your geofence warrant
4. Analyze the first set of data from google
5. Identify your suspect and cross-match multiple crime scenes
6. Download your certificate

Can I complete the course at my own pace?

The course is completely asynchronous and can be completed at one's own pace. Each course registrant will have access to the course for 2 years, allowing them to go back and review any section again during that time and at their own convenience.

Course Lessons