Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
St. Cloud State University's G.R. Herberger College of Business is offering to law enforcement officials five days of training - free - on computer crime and digital forensics techniques March 3-7. The Cyber Crime Initiative is offered in cooperation with the Southeast Region Forensics Training Center at Mississippi State University, a Department of Justice-funded center tha has trained more than 1,200 law enforcement officers in the techniques. The free training will be held on the St. Cloud State campus. To keep up with all aspects of criminal behavior, law enforcement officers increasingly need special training to investigate crimes committeed with and against computers. The training is a response to the increased ease with which people can access the Internet to commit crimes, as well as the increased emphasis on issues of homeland security. Participants will learn ways to uncover, protect and exploit digital evidence to respond to crimes. For more information or to participate, call Mark Schmidt at (320) 308-4988, or go to
. The Business Computer Information Systems Program is part of the G.R. Herberger College of Business.