This training is intended for
U.S. Criminal Justice Practitioners, school and university administrators, and others responsible for workplace and public safety. Please
register using your agency-issued email.
Online social media and emerging
methods of electronic communication are changing how people communicate and
interact with world around them. Increasingly, those contemplating engaging in acts
of spree violence will express themselves in online social media. It is important
that investigators, analysts, and those responsible for school, workplace, and
public safety understand how this behavior plays a key role in predicting and
interdicting the violence. Items of evidentiary value can now often be recovered
from online communities. This evidence can provide indicators of planned
violence and help to shed light on the thought processes and motivations that
led to the tipping point of violence.
The training will explore the interaction between social
media and spree violence through a historical examination of case studies
ranging in time from 1927 to 2022. Police, prosecutors, probation officers,
school and university administrators, and others responsible for workplace and
public safety can all benefit from this training.
NOTICE: Course contains graphic content including
profanity and sexual and violent images.
All classes are
subject to cancellation up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum
class registration threshold is not met.