Seminar Title

Online-Cell Phones, Internal Affairs, and Employee Discipline: Decisions that Can Cost Your Agency Million$

Dates of Events

02/16/2023 through 02/16/2023

Last Updated: 01/31/2023
Instructor(s): Lou Reiter, Glenn Bard
Course Registration Fee: $150
Instructor Bio
Event Detail-3
Lou Reiter
Lou Reiter currently is a police consultant. He offers three (3) separate professional services to the law enforcement community. He provides training to police groups in the high liability areas of use of force, emergency vehicle operations, high risk operations, investigations of citizen complaints, Internal Affairs procedures, investigation of critical incidents, and liability management. He will normally conduct 15-20 of these programs ranging from 2 hours to 5 days in length. The primary seminars are a 2-1/2 day program on Internal Affairs and Police Discipline and a 5 day program on investigation of police use of force incidents.

Each year, Lou also conducts an average of 5-10 agency management audits and liability assessments. These have been for state, county and municipal police operations. The size of these agencies has been from 3 persons to 39,000 employees. These audits allow him to be in police cars up to 100 hours each year. He has been a consultant on 8 U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section, investigations of agencies involving patterns and practices of Constitutional violations. He was selected as a Federal Court monitor for the Consent Decree of Colln v. Ventura County Sheriff's Department, CA.

Lou provides litigation consultation to attorney firms involved in police civil actions. Since 1983, Lou has been retained in over 1100 such cases in nearly every state plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This has been on both sides of the table with approximately 60 percent being for plaintiffs.

Lou Reiter was a member of the Los Angeles Police Department from 1961 to 1981. During that tenure he had 22 different assignments and rose through to ranks to retire as Deputy Chief of Police. About 70 percent of his time was spent in uniformed operations while the bulk of the remainder was in Internal Affairs, use of force review, training and personnel administration.

Lou has been published throughout his professional career. He was one of the principle researchers and authors of the 1973 Police Task Force Reportof the National Advisory Commission on Criminal Standards and Goals, where he authored the chapters on Internal Discipline, Training and Management-Employee Relations. Reiter has recently authored the 3rd Edition Law Enforcement Administrative Investigations guide: A Manual for Citizen Complaints, Administrative Investigations and Internal Affairs which will be provided to seminar participants.

Glenn Bard
INSTRUCTOR


Glenn Bard is a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class and a U.S. Veteran of Operation Desert Storm. In 1999 Glenn began Computer Crime Investigations for the state police and has since investigated crimes across the United States ranging from Child Pornography to Criminal Homicide. Glenn has also conducted forensic examinations for city, state and federal Law Enforcement Agencies including the FBI, US Postal Inspectors, and I.C.E. as well as foreign governments.
Glenn has been certified as an expert in numerous states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United States Federal Court System in the areas of Digital Forensics, Cellular Technology and Computer Technology.
Glenn has been a speaker for organizations of all sizes and types, both public and private, to include the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, World Security Congress, and hundreds of law enforcement agencies, law firms and universities.
Several of the cases Glenn has worked have received National coverage, to include Fox News, Dateline, the Associated Press, Yahoo!, the New York Times, and many more.
Glenn has received numerous awards during his military and police career, including Honorable Discharges from both the United States Army and the Pennsylvania State Police.
Glenn developed, created and implemented certifications for two forensic software companies used by agencies around the world.
Glenn is the Chief Technical officer for PATCtech, overseeing all Digital Forensic and Data Services. Glenn has acted as technical consultant and/or personally developed Computer Forensic Programs at multiple Colleges, to include Westmoreland County Community College where he was a faculty instructor prior to retiring.
Course Objectives
Course Overview:
Date: February 16, 2023
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm (Eastern Time)

This joint webinar will discuss the issues facing nearly all police agencies these days:
employee misuse of cell phones that result in misconduct. Large settlements and jury verdicts have been awarded to employees and criminal defendants have successfully used employee cell phone records to avoid convictions. It doesn’t have to be that way!

The first part of this webinar Lou Reiter will address:
· How have employee cell phone misuse resulted in these forms of employee misconduct
· Recent case law that appears to be guiding what we can and cannot do during administrative investigations regarding cell phone usage
· Supervisory and investigative procedures that are reasonable and consistent with these new directions
· Developing reasonable written agency policy for employee cell phone usage

The second part of this webinar Glenn Bard will cover:
What types of Cellular data is available?
· Location data
· Call and Text history
· Content
· What else can we get? (Much, much more)
Identifying calling patterns
· Top contacts by communication patterns
· Identifying the phone being turned off
· Identifying when a caller ID was blocked
· Identifying the top-visited locations
Identifying pre-paid accounts
· Open source tools to identify ownership
· Using patterns to identify common contacts
· Research tools to identify ownership
Comparing records to find common contacts
· Analyzing numerous records to find common contacts
· Analyzing calls vs texts to determine different communication patterns
· Tools to create link analysis between multiple sets of records
Group Viewing Encouraged: Pay 1 Registration Fee
·Multiple attendees can group view the training from one device only and each attendee will receive a certificate.
·ONLY the registered attendee will receive a link to join the training (Link will be sent 1-2 Days Prior to the Event)
Quiz & CertificatesWithin 24 hours after the live broadcast the registered attendee will receive an email with:
·Quiz link that will need to be forwarded to each person in your group so they may print a certificate after completing the quiz. ·30 Days Access of the Recording (this link may be shared with with others in your department)
*** No Refunds After Class Link Has Been Sent***
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