This training is intended for
LAW ENFORCEMENT personnel: those who are directly attached to or work in support
of a law enforcement agency. Please register using your agency-issued
This course is for officers, investigators,
and analysts who encounter cell phone evidence that includes information
external to the phone. Class concepts include instruction on how to request,
read, and analyze call detail records from cellular providers; and how to plot
cellular site locations to determine the approximate position of a suspect
during a given period. No special hardware or software is required. However,
this course focuses heavily on analysis; as such, a strong working knowledge of
Microsoft Excel is highly recommended. Students are provided with a free copy of
NW3C's PerpHound tool, which assists in the plotting of call detail record
Cellular technology. Land-line and
cellular networks. Types and generations of cell phones. Cell site design and
its implications for law enforcement.
Analysis of call detail records. Request
information from service providers. Convert records into a useful format.
Merge two related spreadsheets. Read and analyze using filters, sorting, and
pivot tables. Plot location information.
Hands-on experience. Hands-on
experience with NW3C's free software tool PerpHound and Microsoft Excel to
analyze various types of records that are available from cellular
course is intended for law enforcement personnel who have a working familiarity
with Microsoft Excel.
All classes are subject to
cancellation up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum class
registration threshold is not met.