• NW3C and IADLEST Announce Joint Project to Provide No-Cost Certified Police Training Nationwide

    Feb 16, 2022
    NW3C and the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) have worked together over the last 18 months to obtain accreditation for 15 NW3C courses and instructors, with the goal of having all courses and instructors certified in the next two years. IADLEST has a rigorous national certification process for both training courses and instructors. Each accredited NW3C course proudly carries the IADLEST seal.
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  • Probable Cause, Particularity, & Demonstrating a Nexus in the Digital World

    Dec 16, 2021
    Digital evidence emerges in almost every criminal investigation. The presence of digital evidence makes the need to write a lawful search warrant a critical function for every police department. Digital evidence creates unique issues for drafting search warrants. Neither a specific device’s relevance to an investigation nor proof of why the device’s contents may contain evidence of a crime may be readily apparent. Drafting a successful search warrant for digital evidence includes (1) understanding the technology involved in the case, (2) understanding the requirements of the Fourth Amendment’s “Warrants Clause,” and (3) establishing a nexus between the evidence you hope to find and the underlying crime.
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  • Publicly Available Information and You

    Sep 02, 2021
    This article discusses the types of information available to investigators from public sources. Social media, address history, and a treasure trove of other information is available to be used in conjunction with law enforcement data sources to enhance your investigations and close more cases faster.
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  • NW3C is Proud to Support the 10th Annual National Cyber Crime Conference

    Mar 31, 2021
    The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) has proudly supported the National Cyber Crime Conference (NCCC) for the past decade. The NCCC is one of the premier annual cyber crime and digital evidence training events for law enforcement and prosecutors. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this prestigious event.
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  • NW3C Adds Four New High-Tech Crime Specialists to the Team

    Feb 10, 2021
    The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C), a training provider for law enforcement in the areas of high-tech and economic crime, recently added four new instructors to the high-tech crime section to expand curriculum and bring current law enforcement experience to the classroom. Each instructor brings a unique skillset that will be valuable in developing and instructing cybercrime and digital forensic courses.
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  • NW3C Announces Officer Wellness and Mental Health Initiative

    Jan 12, 2021
    The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) announces a new officer wellness and mental health initiative to combat the growing problem of the mental wellbeing among law enforcement officers. In addition to free training, NW3C will offer free monthly webinars featuring various mental health professionals that specialize in law enforcement wellness.
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  • NW3C Receives 2020 Open Source Non-Profit of the Year!

    Oct 07, 2020
    NW3C was awarded 2020 Open Source Non-Profit of the Year by OSMOSIScon during the first annual Open Source Awards. This award is given to a “non-profit whose visionary open source work has excelled in serving the organization’s mission and whose distinguished achievements have resulted in substantial progress toward improving society and human lives.”
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  • NW3C is offering a free Capture The Flag (CTF) challenge to test your OSINT skills!

    Oct 02, 2020
    Join in the fun with our freshest quarterly CTF! This CTF competition will allow you to test your OSINT skills during daily challenges starting October 4th at 8:00 AM Eastern. You will compete against other industry professionals to earn a spot in the top three. After a week of cyber hunting and open source drills, we get to celebrate our OSINT practitioners, sharing the tactics and clues to each challenge.
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  • NW3C Announces a Partnership with NNALEA to Meet the Unique Training Needs of Tribal Law Enforcement

    Jun 10, 2020
    The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) has entered into a new partnership with the National Native American Law Enforcement Association (NNALEA). This strategic partnership will meet the unique needs of tribal law enforcement as it relates to identifying and investigating economic and high-tech crime.
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  • NW3C Awards Montgomery County Police Department, MD Electronic Crimes Unit for Certification

    May 21, 2020
    The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) presented Montgomery County Police Department, MD Electronic Crimes Unit for the attainment of professional certification through NW3C’s certification program.
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  • NW3C and NCSA Announce Partnership to Provide Cybersecurity Training

    May 19, 2020
    The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) presented Montgomery County Police Department, MD Electronic Crimes Unit for the attainment of professional certification through NW3C’s certification program.
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  • NW3C and IAFCI Announce Partnership to Support Financial Crime Investigators

    Apr 22, 2020
    The National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) announced a new partnership today to coordinate their efforts in support of public and private sector financial crime and fraud investigators.
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  • NW3C Vice President Provides Testimony to Presidential Commission

    Apr 16, 2020
    Vice President, Chuck Cohen, was invited to provide testimony yesterday during a hearing conducted by the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice on the topic of Technology Used to Facilitate Crime.
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