Medford, Local Police Local Police Benefit from Software, Training
On the heels of the so-called Craiglist killer, Medford police recently hosted a training to help Boston-area investigators are receiving training from a Reno, Nevada-based company that will help them better understand and process evidence they collect on Internet-based crimes.
The two-day training covered various aspects of Internet investigation, including detection and prevention of Internet-based crimes, social networking sites, bulletin boards and newsgroups, instant messaging and chat, and undercover operations.
The training also demonstrated how Vere Software’s WebCase product strengthens online evidence collection and its legal defensibility.
“WebCase is designed to be an easy to use documentation tool. The training course provides investigators with the basic techniques needed to investigate crime on the Internet and properly document this electronic evidence using WebCase,” said Todd Shipley, Vere Software President and CEO.
Members of Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces, human trafficking investigative units, and other disciplines will benefit.
“Vere Software’s WebCase training is ideal for online undercover investigators (public and private) who need to adequately collect and professionally document their activities in support of their criminal and civil cases,” said Medford Police Lt. John McLean, commander of the North Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council Computer Crime Unit.