Field search course

Interrogate a computer with limited technical knowledge. 

Aims

​The course will give students with limited technical knowledge the ability to interrogate a computer.

The software allows for a list of predefined keyword​s to be searched for, providing a list of file locations where those keywords are found.

Objectives

​By the end of this course​ the students will be able to:

  • use field search to ascertain the contents of the offenders' machine
  • explain the impact of field search on the examined computer
  • explain the four ACPO principles
  • interpret created, accessed and modified dates

The course will use the ​​​​latest version of field search.

Methods of delivery

​Classroom-based.

Key details

Practitioner group

Offender managers who visit offenders in their home address and examine computers with consent.

Duration

One day.

Accreditation
No
Cost

Home Office forces (non-residential):

£323 (1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020)

£332 (1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021)

Course contact
Booking

Additional information

The college may be able to provide ad-hoc courses for a minimum of six students.

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