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 SEARCH, High-Tech Crime Training Services

​SEARCH, through training classes, technical workshops and hands-on assistance, trains and assists investigators in methods to prevent, detect, and investigate the rising tide of computer crime. These crimes include fraud, email threats, online stalking, identity theft, phishing, cyber terrorism, and child exploitation. Training courses are offered at our National Criminal Justice Computer Laboratory and Training Center in Sacramento, and at other sites nationwide through SEARCH's outreach training program.

Length of programs: SEARCH courses range from 8 to 32 hours.
Prerequisites: All course prerequisites are achieved via online learning portal. Course registrations will indicate any need for prerequisite requirements, which can be accessed through the SEARCH Online Learning Portal located at
Max Class Size: SEARCH is well known for its hands on lab training. All SEARCH labs provide hands on training for 20 students. Administratively, SEARCH has some flexibility on the course sizes; however these instances of modified courses need to be reviewed with the host representative and the SEARCH Director of Training.
Target Audience: SEARCH High-Tech Crime Training courses are delivered to sworn law enforcement officers with exceptions for law enforcement affiliated students made on a case by case basis. The Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention has funded training to support ICAC affiliates.

To contact SEARCH directly, call Diane Chin at (916) 550-9521.

Postal Address
SEARCH High-Tech Crime Training Program
High-Tech Crime Training Services
7311 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 270
Sacramento, California 95831

 Course Information


SEARCH has developed resource materials to assist investigators who conduct computer crime investigations. These resource materials include a cell phone investigation toolkit, digital forensics guides, investigative toolbar and information security tools that provide critical operational guidance to practitioners on emerging technological issues in high-tech crime. For an overview of the SEARCH courses that are offered, click on the course name below:


 SEARCH Training Schedule

ClassCityStateStart TimeEnd TimeRegistration DeadlineStatusLink to Register
SEARCH OITTTAlbuquerqueNM6/14/20166/16/20165/14/2016OpenRegister
SEARCH WinFEOSTMorgantownWV6/21/20166/23/20165/21/2016OpenRegister
SEARCH OITTTBurbankCA6/28/20166/30/20165/28/2016OpenRegister