Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
Cost is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $ 95.00/night
Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)
This course provides the knowledge, tools and resources to apply Canadian law when investigating Internet-related child sexual exploitation offences. It examines traditional investigative techniques, how to use the Internet as an investigative tool to collect evidence and how to prepare search warrants, search for evidence, and interview suspects. The course focuses on the importance of having standard practices that help reduce bad case law and facilitate inter-agency cooperation during investigations. Hands-on practice exercises and scenarios are used throughout the course.
Format and delivery
Length of course
maximum 20 students
theoretical and practical components are done in a computer laboratory
Understanding the role, responsibilities and services provided by the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre.
Understanding what constitutes a child exploitation related offence.
Ability to prepare all required documentation in support of an Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) search warrant.
Understanding how to evaluate images and videos for evidence of child exploitation offences.
Understanding how to collect evidence using online tools and traditional investigative techniques.
Understanding how to interview suspected pedophiles.
Knowledge of best practices when communicating with the media regarding child exploitation investigations.
Understanding how to prepare to testify in court.
Understanding how to input case data into appropriate databases.
Knowledge of advanced ICE investigative techniques.
Understanding the psychological impacts of working on ICE investigations.
Eligibility and mandatory requirements
This course is offered to police officers currently working full-time on child exploitation investigations or individuals who are authorized to investigate child exploitation crimes.