2011 Webcast

2011 Webcast Order Page — "Decoding Digital Evidence: What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know"

As part of its Continuing Education Series, the FBI's Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (RCFL) Program is offering a free Webinar to members of law enforcement and government agencies entitled "Decoding Digital Evidence: What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know." During this two-hour live event, participants will hear from top experts about –

  • Current trends in digital forensics including the most popular and unusual sources of digital evidence such as smartphones, tablets, gaming systems and how best to handle these devices
  • Utilizing the power of social media and other investigative measures during criminal investigations with a special focus on Crimes Against Children
  • How video forensics is aiding criminal investigations, and best practices for handling video equipment
  • Major legal considerations surrounding digital evidence.

Because of the sensitive subject matter, registration is required and only certain materials are available to law enforcement personnel, government agency employees, or Infragard members.

Law Enforcement Personnel Overseas: Please order materials that you want mailed to you through your local FBI LEGAT — click here to view the list.

Register Image Webcast RegistrationClick here to complete a short registration form — approval gives you access to many of the products and services listed below. If you already registered, please skip this step.

Webinar Icon On-Demand Viewing — If you are an approved registrant, click here to watch the event. Please enter the same email address you used to register. Viewing time: Approximately two hours.

DVD Webcast DVD — Approved registrants from law enforcement and government are eligible to order DVDs of the event. A full mailing address and telephone number are required — post office boxes are not accepted. This information is strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside the RCFL Program. Order the DVD here.

pdf icon Webinar Presentation — Approved registrants can click here to view the final presentation. Not registered? Click here to begin the process.

2011 Webinar Certificate  Certificate of CompletionDownload the certificate after watching the event.

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Mobile Forensics

Most Popular FieldGuide The RCFL Program offers a free Mobile Forensics Field Guide to law enforcement. To order, click here. To request more than 25 Guides, please send a short note on your agency's letterhead to npo@rcfl.gov.

Cell Phone Kiosk Logo Cellular Phone Investigative Kiosk - click here to view the brochure.

Video Forensics

LEVA Logo Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) - Watch the 10/31/11 press conference where Vancouver PD Chief Chu announces 163 charges against 60 Game 7 rioters.

Best Practices Image Flipbook - Best Practices for the Retrieval of Video Evidence from Digital CCTV Systems - Click here to download the pdf.

DVD DVD - Best Practices for the Installation of CCTV Recording Systems — Send an email with your name, position, agency name, street address, and telephone number to: cctvdvd@leo.gov

Facial Recognition Article Article - Facial Recognition Program Revolutionizes FBI's Use of Images (pdf)

DVD DVD - Digital Automotive Information System — Order by sending an email to: DAIS@LEO.GOV


FBI Child App The FBI offers a free "Child ID" app for iPhone users. Click here to download the app from iTunes.

Free Webinars on Social Media for Investigators

  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) - 11/10/11 - 1/12/2012, the IACP's Center for Social Media Winter 2011 Webinars begin. Click here to register.

Interested in receiving the latest information on the RCFL Program?

To sign up to receive technical news and updates from the RCFL National Program Office, please send an email to us at npo@rcfl.gov and request to be added to our mailing list.