Building Successful Human Trafficking Cases Using Digital Evidence: Investigative Tools for Law Enforcement
Understanding the training and resources available for Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Human Trafficking Task Forces is a critical component for success. This webinar highlights the training, resources, and technical assistance provided by the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). NW3C provides a unique offering of training options, tools, and templates that can be utilized by law enforcement, regulatory agencies, and other criminal justice professionals investigating and responding to human trafficking. NW3C’s trainings and resources can assist law enforcement in human trafficking investigations where there are intersections with cybercrime and financial crimes. Since many human trafficking cases involve these components, developing this knowledge will help law enforcement build successful cases using digital evidence.
Target Audience: Law enforcement personnel
Overall Objectives: This webinar will help participants to: -Identify NW3C training beneficial for human trafficking investigations -Identify relevant NW3C investigative resources, such as legal templates, law enforcement guides, law enforcement cyber alerts, and mobile guides -Understand how to obtain free technical assistance for human trafficking investigations -Learn how to access the Law Enforcement Cyber Center (LECC) and the resources available that will benefit human trafficking investigations -Learn how to access NW3C’s suite of tools relevant to human trafficking investigations, including PhotoHunter and Report Generator that can assist with digital investigations
Project Funding Provided By: The Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice
Includes: A webinar presented by: Jeff Lybarger, Associate Vice President, NW3C Tyler Wotring, Associate Vice President, NW3C and moderated by: Jessie Plamp, Project Coordinator, International Association of Chiefs of Police.
This product is supported by the International Association of Chiefs of Police under 2020-VT-BX-K002 awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Associate Vice President
National White Collar Crime Center
Mr. Lybarger is an Associate Vice President at the National White Collar Crime Center. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing the daily operations of the training section, grant management, and oversight of NW3C training personnel. Prior to this position, Mr. Lybarger supervised the High-Tech Crime Section within NW3C where he oversaw the development and delivery of digital forensics and cybercrime courses to law enforcement agencies nationwide. Mr. Lybarger also spent 12 years as a Training Instructor for NW3C teaching classes on Financial Crime Investigations and Intelligence Analysis. Before he joined the Training Division of NW3C, Mr. Lybarger worked as an Internet Crime Analyst reviewing and analyzing Internet crime related com-plaints and assisting law enforcement agencies with investigations. Mr. Lybarger holds a bachelor's and master's degree from West Virginia University
Associate Vice President
Tyler Wotring is an Associate Vice President at NW3C responsible for overseeing all operations of the High-Tech Crime Section and the planning and coordination of an international training program that provides expert training and technical assistance in most areas of digital forensics and high-tech crime investigation. As an experienced senior manager working in the cyber and high-tech industry, Tyler is skilled in business development, proposal development and technical writing, digital forensics, data recovery, open-source intelligence analysis, investigative techniques, and law enforcement operations. Tyler has a Master in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Forensic and Investigative Sciences from West Virginia University.
Jessie Plamp (Moderator)
Jessie Plamp is a member of the IACP Programs Team where she currently works as the Project Coordinator on the Enhancing Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Task Force Operations Program to support the needs of ECM task forces through training and curriculum development. She previously worked as the Project Assistant on the BJA Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Human Trafficking Task Force Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program to support the needs of the local ECM task forces.
Before joining the IACP Jessie worked as an Assistant Supervisor at Eye2Eye Optometry Office, overseeing staff and responding to the medical needs of patients. Jessie earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from Michigan State University and Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from George Washington University. During her Master’s Program she was an intern at The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), where she developed curriculum modules, using Power Point and Google Slides, on the profile of cybercriminals.