Social Media & Open Source Investigations

This course is hosted by the DuPont Police Department.

This two-day Social Media & Open Source Investigations course is designed to teach Law Enforcement Personnel how to legally utilize and exploit Open Source and Social Media intelligence in their respective roles. Students will be taught how to conduct covert online investigations while using advanced searching techniques.


  • Legal issues regarding Social Media & Open Source Investigations
  • Anonymizing techniques
  • Open Source investigations
  • Social Media investigations (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat)
  • Handling exigent circumstances on Social Media
  • Execution of legal process to Social Media
  • How to document your search
  • How to preserve digital evidence
  • Exercises for students to demonstrate proficiency


Please refer to the class flyer for registration information.

$295 per student
$250 groups of five or more

Who can attend our classes?

Officers, Detectives, SRO’s, Dispatchers, Crime Analysts, etc.

Required Equipment

This is a hands-on course, students are required to bring a laptop or tablet with internet access.