CAPE Central Coast Chapter
Monday, September 18, 2017
6588 Ontario Rd,
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Time: 0830 - 1630Registration fee (includes training, completion certificate, coffee/tea/Danish/fruit, and lunch)
CAPE Member: $25
Non-CAPE Member: $65
TRAINING COURSES (1.5 hr per topic)
-Human Trafficking – Corrine St. Thomas-Stowers, Deputy District Attorney- OC DA office
The presentation will cover an overview of social media/open source investigations in relation to sex trafficking and how digital evidence is imperative in today’s investigations, as well as case examples of how open source intelligence and digital evidence collection can be used to successfully assist in the criminal proceedings of a case.
Corrine St. Thomas-Stowers has over a decade of professional experience working in law enforcement for the Westminster Police Department and the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force as well as a subject matter expert for the Clinton Global Initiative. Ms. St. Thomas-Stowers has obtained her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. Currently, she works for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office in the Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit providing open source/social media investigative expertise as well as digital forensic analysis to felony human trafficking cases. Currently with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office/Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit.
-Fentanyl: The Toxic Opioid – Jennifer Harmon, Assistant Director Forensic Chemistry –OC Crime Laboratory
The course will cover the use, toxicity, pharmacology, and chemistry of opioids including fentanyl and its analogues. Attendees will learn the safety risks associated with synthetic opioids, how to best handle and package drug evidence, and the various forms submitted to the Orange County Crime Lab. The presenters will also provide drug trend and drug death statistics as well as recommendations for safe handling.
Jennifer is the Assistant Director at the Orange County Crime Laboratory overseeing the Forensic Chemistry Bureau. She has been a forensic toxicologist for 15 years with the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department and presents for numerous professional organizations at local, state, and national level. Jennifer is the current president of the California Association of Toxicologists, has testified in front of both the California State Senate and Assembly Public Safety Committees, and has been an expert witness in more than 200 criminal and administrative hearings.
-ICAC Overview: Is it happening in your neighborhood? Jim Jolly AGPD
This course will provide an overview of Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigations with a focus on the collection and examination of evidence. What ICAC is and how it is used by LEA’s to assist them in the ability to search, trace, identify, and provide the necessary information related to potential internet child pornography criminal activity occurring in and around the assigned ICAC service area for the county. Specific focus on ICAC and the collection and examination of evidence.
Jim Jolly started working as a level one reserve police officer at Visalia Police Department in 1991. During his time there he worked primarily in patrol with occasional duties throughout the department. These additional duties included assignments with the Gang Task Force, DUI enforcement, and SWAT. In 2012 Jim moved to the Central Coast where he obtained employment with Arroyo Grande Police Department as a designated level one officer. In 2014 he took over ICAC investigations and computer forensics for the department. Since that time he has completed almost 100 ICAC and computer related investigations.
-Skimmers/Fraudulent Credit Card Crimes -Detective Eric Vitale San Luis Obispo PD
This training will provide the following information related to ATM and Fuel Pump Skimming Devices as well as recognition of various devices used in skimming operations: - How devices are installed - The manner in how the skimming devices harvest access card data - How the data is extracted from the devices - Evidence considerations when devices are located - Forensics (both biological and data)
Detective Vitale has been a sworn peace officer for approximately 20 years and has served as a property and financial crimes detective for eleven of those years. He has successfully investigated several large scale skimming operations resulting in the prosecution of multiple suspects. Detective Vitale regularly assists outside agencies with skimming operations.
Payment must be received by September 12.
Attn Rachelle LaPan
Pismo Beach Police Department
1000 Bello St
Pismo Beach CA 93449