Undercover Chat Investigations (TWO DAYS) - Oneonta

Dates: June 13-14, 2024

Meets: Th and F from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Oneonta Police Department Training Room
302 2nd Street North
Oneonta, AL 35121.

APOST Hours: 12.00

None entered: $0.00

Location: Oneonta Police Department
                 Training Room
                 302 2nd Street North
                 Oneonta, AL 35121

* Participants may park at The Little Brick Church and walk across the street to the Police Department.

Contact Hours: 12 hours

Audience: This training is specifically for all investigators working Internet Crimes Against Children's cases or those that will be assigned these type cases. Attendees are required to bring a laptop for class exercises on the internet. We will be discussing undercover chat with cellphones, so please bring any "under cover" phones with you.

* If anyone has a hotspot, please bring the hotspot as well due to limited internet capabilities.

Description: This two-day training will give you the fundamentals when conducting Undercover Chat investigations. This training is geared for the investigator working internet crimes against children's investigations. It will provide training such as creating on-line personas, use of UC Photos, identifying I.P. addresses, email addresses along with conducting on-line chats, and interviewing suspects. This training will also provide the student with established procedures in assuming the on-line identity of a victim along with understanding the predator and distinguishing between fantasy and reality.

Instructor: William J. Hough II has over 24 years' experience investigating internet crimes, especially crimes against children. He is a member of the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children's Task Force (ICAC) and was assigned to the Federal Task Force PROTECT (Prosecute and Restrain Offenders that Exploit Children), through the U.S. Attorneys Office. He has trained numerous officers and prosecutors in using the internet as an investigative tool. He has also testified as an expert witness in several cases involving internet crimes. He retired from both the U.S.A.F, Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department, and now working as a S.A. with the Alabama State Bureau of Investigations on the ICAC Task Force.

Sponsors: This seminar is sponsored by AUM's Alabama Crime Prevention Clearinghouse & Training Institute, the Institute for Criminal Justice Education, Inc., U.S. Attorney's Office, MDA, and ADECA Law Enforcement Planning/Traffic Safety Division. This training is partially funded by an ADECA Law Enforcement Planning subgrant #24-DJ-02--97 awarded to AUM and its Alabama Crime Prevention Clearinghouse.

Hosting Agency Contact:
Sergeant Steven R. Adamson
Oneonta Police Department
302 2nd St. N.
Oneonta, AL 35121
[email protected]
205-625-4351 Office


Cancellation Policy

**Online Self-Cancellation: You may now remove/cancel yourself from a class or waiting list online! Self-Cancellations online can only be completed up until two days prior to the start date of the class. Please log in to your account, click on Registration History, then Current Courses, and then you may choose the classes you need to cancel. If you need to cancel in less than two days prior, please contact our office at 334-244-3804 or [email protected].
No Shows: Most of our classes have waiting lists and we need to know ASAP if you are not able to attend. We are tracking all no shows (people who do not attend class and don’t notify us prior to the start of class).
Fee: $0.00

Oneonta Police Department Training Room

302 2nd Street North
Oneonta, AL 35121.
Date Day Time Location
06/13/2024Thursday9 AM to 4 PM Oneonta Police Department Training Room
06/14/2024Friday9 AM to 2 PM Oneonta Police Department Training Room


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