Firearms Investigations

Course length

8

About the course

This comprehensive one-day course will provide an introduction and basic techniques to conduct an effective firearms investigation. Topics covered include:
• Current firearms trends
• Investigating firearms trafficking organizations
• Firearms recognition and nomenclature
• Privately Made Firearms/"Ghost Gun investigations
• Firearms laws
• Straw purchases
• Use of social media and cell phone data in firearms investigations
• Obtaining search warrants
• Tracing and evidence collection

The course will instruct students in basic investigative techniques as well as detail in depth case studies.