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Online Course 2/2021: Police English Language 06 September 2021 to 29 October 2021

The course aims to enable participants to achieve a Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR) to the level of B1 - independent user, in Police English Language.

The specific objectives for participants of this course are:

  1. To have the ability, in accordance with CEFR, to express themselves briefly in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with non-routine information in writing, in speaking, in reading and in listening;
  2. To enrich their Police English Language vocabulary and use it appropriately in situations where police specific terminology is required;
  3. To practice cooperation on a European level, which they can later on utilise in cross-border communication.

The course is scheduled to take place in the period of 6 September – 29 October 2021.

The curriculum content will focus on online self-paced, as well as, trainer guided activities and related assignments in the following subject knowledge areas:

  • English Police Station, Equipment and Officers
  • Money laundering
  • Cybercrime
  • Europol
  • Schengen
  • Counterterrorism
  • EU Policy Cycle
  • Joint Investigation Teams
  • Immigration

Reading, speaking, writing and listening skills will be practiced in the context of the abovementioned topics.

The content of the course will be presented in CEPOL's virtual learning environment where participants will engage in activities extending and practising their Police English Language skills.

Participants are expected to study around 12-15 hour per week in order to be able to achieve the aim. This course is fully flexible and learners can progress along the weekly activities at their own pace, however sometimes they are offered to attend real time sessions with the trainers and must submit certain assignments on time. Participants should follow the course continuously, preferably on a daily basis.

Nomination: The online course offers 100 seats altogether. In case you are interested to participate, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point at your earliest convenience to receive detailed information on the application process. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 16 July 2021.

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Online Course 6/2021: Money laundering 20 September 2021 to 08 October 2021

The overall objective of the training activity is to enhance knowledge on the application of financial investigative techniques in combating serious crime.

The learning strategy is focused to enhance the capacity of European law enforcement officers to integrate financial investigations into general crime investigations.

The activity will focus on sharing knowledge on money laundering typologies and demonstrating good national practices of the integration of financial investigations into various kind of serious crime – investigation – cases. A separate module will concentrate on the added value of cross-border cooperation instruments (Europol, Eurojust, CARIN, AMON and similar).

Topics will encompass the offshore challenge, cash collection networks, trade-based money laundering practices, money laundering techniques via virtual currencies or underground banking as well. Additionally through several examples it will be demonstrated how financial investigative approach contributes to serious crime investigations at operative level. The importance of suppressing crime enablers and the viable use of EU cooperation tools (e.g. Europol) will be also debated during the course.

The learning process highlights a learner-centred approach and will consist of:

  • Independent Learning: reviewing case studies, watching webinars, listening short videos (podcasts), studying reading material (21 hours)
  • Contact Learning via online forums: forum discussion with other participants, exchange of good practice (5 hours)
  • Experiential Learning: a simulated case exercise is provided in the end of the activity which needs to be analysed by participants (4 hours)

The course will be delivered online over a period of 3 weeks, between 20 September - 8 October 2021. Participants are expected to study around 2 hours per working day during this period in order to be able to complete the activity (in total 30 training hours). While there is no specific time slot when participants shall be available for completing the course tasks, they should follow the course continuously on a daily basis. This is important as the attendants will need to cooperate with other participants virtually and complete small tasks/assignments then share the results of these tasks between each other and debate them collectively.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 18 August 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


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Online Course 35/2021: Digital Forensic Investigator Training 20 September 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to provide participants with an introduction to Open Source Digital forensics software, file systems, data carving, evidential digital artefacts, computer forensic strategies and data forensics. It also aims to disseminate the latest investigation techniques and methods and to promote the mutual sharing of experience.

The learning strategy is focused to support the participants to achieve the learning outcomes by following a learner-centred approach and interactive, participatory, practical and experiential principles in accordance with andragogic theory.

The activity involves didactic learning through presentations by subject matter experts and experiential learning by providing practical exercises. Live sessions will be included and compulsory to allow live interaction with experts but also with other students.

After each topic, the participants will have to complete an assignment that will allow him/her progress into the course and attend the mandatory live session. A summative assessment will be conducted by the participants at the end of the activity in form of online feedback, which is a condition for receiving the Attendance Certificate. The outcomes will feed into a Trainers’ Report, which will be used for quality enhancement of the activity in future.

After completion of the training activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Explain and apply the rules of forensics and reporting
2. Understand computer data representation and convert values between the binary, hexadecimal and decimal notations
3. Use a forensic distribution of the Linux operating system for basic tasks
4. Acquire and access forensically digital evidence
a. Plan portioning, create and format partitions
b. Use Imaging and Hashing
c. Forensically mount acquired images
5. Analyse exFAT and NTFS file systems and interpret related metadata
6. Recover deleted files and apply basic file carving tasks
7. Recover and interpret basic MS Windows forensic artifacts (registry, browser cookies and history, explore SQLite databases
8. Filter large text files like log files using basic regular expressions
9. Solve an integrated exercise applying forensics strategies and the knowledge acquired during the course.
10. Adapt his/her digital forensic tools use accordingly the acquired principle once agreed by line management.

The course will be delivered online over a period of 4 weeks, between 20 September - 15 October 2021. Participants are expected to study around 20 hours per week, including practical exercises and live sessions.

A computer with full admin access is required to do the practical exercises assigned during the course. A Linux Distro will be provided by CEPOL and ECTEG before the course and requires 8GB ram and 500 GB HDD/SSD, a USB2 port and a network interface.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 20 August 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


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85/2021 Terrorism and counter-terrorism in the EU 27 September 2021 to 01 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to enhance the practitioners’ performance in the areas of counter-terrorism by improving their knowledge on the best counter-terrorism practices in the field of main terrorist phenomena, including the role of EU agencies in the fight against terrorism, knowledge of the most important policies implemented at EU level and assessment support provided to Member States' investigations by Europol / ECTC, Eurojust and Frontex.

 
 
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Online Course 37/2021: Cyber Intelligence 27 September 2021 to 08 October 2021

The aim of the training activity is to enhance cyber-investigative work by providing knowledge and skills to capacitate law enforcement officials to perform roles tracking and analyses and to counter digital security threats in order to produce actionable intelligence.

The learning strategy is focused to enhance the capacity of law enforcement officers to counter digital security threats in order to produce actionable intelligence. The learning process highlights a learner-centred approach and will consist of:

  • Independent Learning: reviewing case studies, watching webinars and short videos, studying reading material (12 hours);
  • Contact Learning via online forums: forum discussion with other participants, exchange of good practices (5 hours);
  • Experiential Learning: practical exercises that need to be analysed by participants (3 hours).

While there is no specific time slot when participants shall be available for completing the course tasks, they should follow the course continuously. Completion of the course would require around 2 hours’ investment / working day from the attending participants during the length of 2 weeks.

Upon completion of the course, the participants are expected to be able to:

  1. Map the cyber threats landscape;
  2. Outline a risk-analysis tacking in account the cyber threats picture;
  3. Align the cyber threats to the operational and tactical view in order develop actionable intelligence;
  4. Use analytical visualization and link tools based on the flux of information;
  5. Explore and integrate multiple sources of information (e.g. Siena, other International sources);
  6. Establish and explore the networks of cyber intelligence stakeholders;
  7. Develop cyber intelligence reports;
  8. Make predictions about cybercriminal activities.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level).

The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants will need to complete the registration procedure in LEEd in order to get access to the course page.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 20 September 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


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39/2021 Live data forensics 27 September 2021 to 01 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to enhance cyberforensic work of law enforcement investigators by providing them with an introduction to live data forensics and to the use of live forensics investigative techniques.

 
 
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74/2021 Informant handling – advanced 28 September 2021 to 01 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to improve informant handling practice by pursuing the harmonisation and standardisation of procedures in informant handling; by improving knowledge of informant handling practitioners on existing informant related practice; by enhancing cross-border cooperation and building a mutual understanding of national legal practices related to informants; and by building up expertise in the handling of Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS), especially in the crime area of organised property crime.

 
 
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Online Course 2/2021: Police English Language 06 September 2021 to 29 October 2021

The course aims to enable participants to achieve a Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR) to the level of B1 - independent user, in Police English Language.

The specific objectives for participants of this course are:

  1. To have the ability, in accordance with CEFR, to express themselves briefly in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with non-routine information in writing, in speaking, in reading and in listening;
  2. To enrich their Police English Language vocabulary and use it appropriately in situations where police specific terminology is required;
  3. To practice cooperation on a European level, which they can later on utilise in cross-border communication.

The course is scheduled to take place in the period of 6 September – 29 October 2021.

The curriculum content will focus on online self-paced, as well as, trainer guided activities and related assignments in the following subject knowledge areas:

  • English Police Station, Equipment and Officers
  • Money laundering
  • Cybercrime
  • Europol
  • Schengen
  • Counterterrorism
  • EU Policy Cycle
  • Joint Investigation Teams
  • Immigration

Reading, speaking, writing and listening skills will be practiced in the context of the abovementioned topics.

The content of the course will be presented in CEPOL's virtual learning environment where participants will engage in activities extending and practising their Police English Language skills.

Participants are expected to study around 12-15 hour per week in order to be able to achieve the aim. This course is fully flexible and learners can progress along the weekly activities at their own pace, however sometimes they are offered to attend real time sessions with the trainers and must submit certain assignments on time. Participants should follow the course continuously, preferably on a daily basis.

Nomination: The online course offers 100 seats altogether. In case you are interested to participate, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point at your earliest convenience to receive detailed information on the application process. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 16 July 2021.

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Online Course 6/2021: Money laundering 20 September 2021 to 08 October 2021

The overall objective of the training activity is to enhance knowledge on the application of financial investigative techniques in combating serious crime.

The learning strategy is focused to enhance the capacity of European law enforcement officers to integrate financial investigations into general crime investigations.

The activity will focus on sharing knowledge on money laundering typologies and demonstrating good national practices of the integration of financial investigations into various kind of serious crime – investigation – cases. A separate module will concentrate on the added value of cross-border cooperation instruments (Europol, Eurojust, CARIN, AMON and similar).

Topics will encompass the offshore challenge, cash collection networks, trade-based money laundering practices, money laundering techniques via virtual currencies or underground banking as well. Additionally through several examples it will be demonstrated how financial investigative approach contributes to serious crime investigations at operative level. The importance of suppressing crime enablers and the viable use of EU cooperation tools (e.g. Europol) will be also debated during the course.

The learning process highlights a learner-centred approach and will consist of:

  • Independent Learning: reviewing case studies, watching webinars, listening short videos (podcasts), studying reading material (21 hours)
  • Contact Learning via online forums: forum discussion with other participants, exchange of good practice (5 hours)
  • Experiential Learning: a simulated case exercise is provided in the end of the activity which needs to be analysed by participants (4 hours)

The course will be delivered online over a period of 3 weeks, between 20 September - 8 October 2021. Participants are expected to study around 2 hours per working day during this period in order to be able to complete the activity (in total 30 training hours). While there is no specific time slot when participants shall be available for completing the course tasks, they should follow the course continuously on a daily basis. This is important as the attendants will need to cooperate with other participants virtually and complete small tasks/assignments then share the results of these tasks between each other and debate them collectively.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 18 August 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


 
 
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Online Course 35/2021: Digital Forensic Investigator Training 20 September 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to provide participants with an introduction to Open Source Digital forensics software, file systems, data carving, evidential digital artefacts, computer forensic strategies and data forensics. It also aims to disseminate the latest investigation techniques and methods and to promote the mutual sharing of experience.

The learning strategy is focused to support the participants to achieve the learning outcomes by following a learner-centred approach and interactive, participatory, practical and experiential principles in accordance with andragogic theory.

The activity involves didactic learning through presentations by subject matter experts and experiential learning by providing practical exercises. Live sessions will be included and compulsory to allow live interaction with experts but also with other students.

After each topic, the participants will have to complete an assignment that will allow him/her progress into the course and attend the mandatory live session. A summative assessment will be conducted by the participants at the end of the activity in form of online feedback, which is a condition for receiving the Attendance Certificate. The outcomes will feed into a Trainers’ Report, which will be used for quality enhancement of the activity in future.

After completion of the training activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Explain and apply the rules of forensics and reporting
2. Understand computer data representation and convert values between the binary, hexadecimal and decimal notations
3. Use a forensic distribution of the Linux operating system for basic tasks
4. Acquire and access forensically digital evidence
a. Plan portioning, create and format partitions
b. Use Imaging and Hashing
c. Forensically mount acquired images
5. Analyse exFAT and NTFS file systems and interpret related metadata
6. Recover deleted files and apply basic file carving tasks
7. Recover and interpret basic MS Windows forensic artifacts (registry, browser cookies and history, explore SQLite databases
8. Filter large text files like log files using basic regular expressions
9. Solve an integrated exercise applying forensics strategies and the knowledge acquired during the course.
10. Adapt his/her digital forensic tools use accordingly the acquired principle once agreed by line management.

The course will be delivered online over a period of 4 weeks, between 20 September - 15 October 2021. Participants are expected to study around 20 hours per week, including practical exercises and live sessions.

A computer with full admin access is required to do the practical exercises assigned during the course. A Linux Distro will be provided by CEPOL and ECTEG before the course and requires 8GB ram and 500 GB HDD/SSD, a USB2 port and a network interface.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 20 August 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


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Online Course 37/2021: Cyber Intelligence 27 September 2021 to 08 October 2021

The aim of the training activity is to enhance cyber-investigative work by providing knowledge and skills to capacitate law enforcement officials to perform roles tracking and analyses and to counter digital security threats in order to produce actionable intelligence.

The learning strategy is focused to enhance the capacity of law enforcement officers to counter digital security threats in order to produce actionable intelligence. The learning process highlights a learner-centred approach and will consist of:

  • Independent Learning: reviewing case studies, watching webinars and short videos, studying reading material (12 hours);
  • Contact Learning via online forums: forum discussion with other participants, exchange of good practices (5 hours);
  • Experiential Learning: practical exercises that need to be analysed by participants (3 hours).

While there is no specific time slot when participants shall be available for completing the course tasks, they should follow the course continuously. Completion of the course would require around 2 hours’ investment / working day from the attending participants during the length of 2 weeks.

Upon completion of the course, the participants are expected to be able to:

  1. Map the cyber threats landscape;
  2. Outline a risk-analysis tacking in account the cyber threats picture;
  3. Align the cyber threats to the operational and tactical view in order develop actionable intelligence;
  4. Use analytical visualization and link tools based on the flux of information;
  5. Explore and integrate multiple sources of information (e.g. Siena, other International sources);
  6. Establish and explore the networks of cyber intelligence stakeholders;
  7. Develop cyber intelligence reports;
  8. Make predictions about cybercriminal activities.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level).

The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants will need to complete the registration procedure in LEEd in order to get access to the course page.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 20 September 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


 
 
 
33/2021 Cybercrime - Advanced Windows file system forensics 04 October 2021 to 08 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to enhance cyber forensics works of forensic experts by providing computer forensics practitioners with detailed knowledge on the recovery of investigation items from file systems and by allowing them to explain forensic tools reports and conduct searches beyond usual reported traces in order to establish a trace history, and potential use of anti-forensics.

 
47/2021 Schengen evaluation – SIS and SIRENE 04 October 2021 to 08 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to ensure effective Schengen Evaluation Missions in the field of SIS II and SIRENE by preparing leading experts and evaluators for such missions and by identifying the points of interest on the Schengen evaluation of a Member State.

 
 
22/2021 Excise fraud - investigation 05 October 2021 to 08 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to enhance the fight against excise fraud by improving the knowledge on the existing patterns in excise fraud in general, by exchanging good practices of excise investigations and by facilitating the use of financial investigative techniques in excise cases. The course aims to discuss all forms of excise fraud while paying particular attention to cigarette smuggling.

 
05/2021 Child trafficking 05 October 2021 to 08 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to enhance the fight against child trafficking by improving the capacity of law enforcement officers in identifying child victims and in addressing child trafficking.

 
 
 
 
 
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Online Course 2/2021: Police English Language 06 September 2021 to 29 October 2021

The course aims to enable participants to achieve a Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR) to the level of B1 - independent user, in Police English Language.

The specific objectives for participants of this course are:

  1. To have the ability, in accordance with CEFR, to express themselves briefly in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with non-routine information in writing, in speaking, in reading and in listening;
  2. To enrich their Police English Language vocabulary and use it appropriately in situations where police specific terminology is required;
  3. To practice cooperation on a European level, which they can later on utilise in cross-border communication.

The course is scheduled to take place in the period of 6 September – 29 October 2021.

The curriculum content will focus on online self-paced, as well as, trainer guided activities and related assignments in the following subject knowledge areas:

  • English Police Station, Equipment and Officers
  • Money laundering
  • Cybercrime
  • Europol
  • Schengen
  • Counterterrorism
  • EU Policy Cycle
  • Joint Investigation Teams
  • Immigration

Reading, speaking, writing and listening skills will be practiced in the context of the abovementioned topics.

The content of the course will be presented in CEPOL's virtual learning environment where participants will engage in activities extending and practising their Police English Language skills.

Participants are expected to study around 12-15 hour per week in order to be able to achieve the aim. This course is fully flexible and learners can progress along the weekly activities at their own pace, however sometimes they are offered to attend real time sessions with the trainers and must submit certain assignments on time. Participants should follow the course continuously, preferably on a daily basis.

Nomination: The online course offers 100 seats altogether. In case you are interested to participate, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point at your earliest convenience to receive detailed information on the application process. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 16 July 2021.

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Online Course 35/2021: Digital Forensic Investigator Training 20 September 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to provide participants with an introduction to Open Source Digital forensics software, file systems, data carving, evidential digital artefacts, computer forensic strategies and data forensics. It also aims to disseminate the latest investigation techniques and methods and to promote the mutual sharing of experience.

The learning strategy is focused to support the participants to achieve the learning outcomes by following a learner-centred approach and interactive, participatory, practical and experiential principles in accordance with andragogic theory.

The activity involves didactic learning through presentations by subject matter experts and experiential learning by providing practical exercises. Live sessions will be included and compulsory to allow live interaction with experts but also with other students.

After each topic, the participants will have to complete an assignment that will allow him/her progress into the course and attend the mandatory live session. A summative assessment will be conducted by the participants at the end of the activity in form of online feedback, which is a condition for receiving the Attendance Certificate. The outcomes will feed into a Trainers’ Report, which will be used for quality enhancement of the activity in future.

After completion of the training activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Explain and apply the rules of forensics and reporting
2. Understand computer data representation and convert values between the binary, hexadecimal and decimal notations
3. Use a forensic distribution of the Linux operating system for basic tasks
4. Acquire and access forensically digital evidence
a. Plan portioning, create and format partitions
b. Use Imaging and Hashing
c. Forensically mount acquired images
5. Analyse exFAT and NTFS file systems and interpret related metadata
6. Recover deleted files and apply basic file carving tasks
7. Recover and interpret basic MS Windows forensic artifacts (registry, browser cookies and history, explore SQLite databases
8. Filter large text files like log files using basic regular expressions
9. Solve an integrated exercise applying forensics strategies and the knowledge acquired during the course.
10. Adapt his/her digital forensic tools use accordingly the acquired principle once agreed by line management.

The course will be delivered online over a period of 4 weeks, between 20 September - 15 October 2021. Participants are expected to study around 20 hours per week, including practical exercises and live sessions.

A computer with full admin access is required to do the practical exercises assigned during the course. A Linux Distro will be provided by CEPOL and ECTEG before the course and requires 8GB ram and 500 GB HDD/SSD, a USB2 port and a network interface.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 20 August 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


 
 
 
31/2021 Darkweb and cryptocurrencies – advanced 11 October 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to enhance cooperation on cross-border cases by using TOR-networks and darkweb and by increasing skills to find virtual currencies (VC) in the course of criminal investigations as well as to identify the existence of a VC wallet, notably in the framework of searches.

 
 
Online Course 54/2021: Training on Police Information Exchange for SPOC 11 October 2021 to 22 October 2021

The aim of the training activity is to enhance information exchange between law enforcement authorities in the Member States as well as cooperation and exchange of knowledge on innovative methods and techniques regarding the daily information exchange via Single Points of Contact (SPOC).

The activity will focus on identifying different models of SPOC in each Member State as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for international police cooperation, operating 24/7; relevant guidelines and manual for international law enforcement cooperation and information exchange; difficulties/challenges faced by countries when using the SPOCs; key elements of existing tools; information flow between designated contact points and data protection provisions.

The learning process highlights a learner-centred approach and will consist of:

  • Independent Learning: reviewing case studies, watching webinars and short videos, studying reading material (18 hours);
  • Contact Learning: live webinars and live session, group work, forum discussion with other participants, exchange of good practice (8 hours);
  • Experiential Learning: a simulated case exercise is provided in the end of the activity which needs to be analysed by participants (4 hours).

Participant should be available for the live webinars and live session, according to the course programme and they should follow the course continuously. This is important as they will need to exchange their ideas with other participants virtually and complete small tasks/assignments then share the results of these tasks between each other and debate them collectively. Completion of the course would require minimum 2 hours investment / working day from the attending participant during the length of three weeks.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level).

No special experience is required from participants but it is important that they`ll remain open-minded, active and will be willing to share their ideas/experience during the learning process.

The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants will need to complete the registration procedure in LEEd in order to get access to the course page.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 10 September 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


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90/2021 Critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity 11 October 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to improve practitioners’ performance by enhancing their competences to apply the general critical infrastructure (CI) security measures and cybersecurity as well as their skills in identifying and managing risk as well as identifying and linking the impact of new technologies for CI protection.

 
 
10/2021 Financial intelligence and analysis of financial data: follow-up 11 October 2021 to 14 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to strengthen the fight against financial crimes by enhancing financial analysts’ capacities to use financial intelligence in criminal investigations, to collect, evaluate, collate and analyse financial data and transactions efficiently in order to disseminate related intelligence products and to guide and support serious organised crime and counterterrorism investigations.

 
 
63/2021 EU Law enforcement leadership development - Future leaders - module 1 11 October 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of this activity is enhance leadership performance and cooperation of leaders at EU level by strengthening the competencies of future law enforcement decision-makers in terms of strategy formulation, implementation and change management with particular emphasis on international/EU dimension of enforcement. To foster a network of future leaders in EU law enforcement, encouraging international partnership, addressing future challenges for law enforcement and assessing the training needs in relation to leadership development.

 
Online Course 52/2021: SIRENE Officers – Level 2. 11 October 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to support the effective functioning of cooperation based on the SIS legal instruments, the SIRENE Manual and the Catalogue of Recommendations and Best Practice for SIS/SIRENE in order to enhance security within the Schengen Area. It also aims to enhance the knowledge of the SIRENE operators in the area of missing/vulnerable persons and children at risk of abduction.

The learning strategy focuses on enhancing the knowledge of the SIRENE officers to ensure the fast and high quality information exchange between the Schengen countries.

The learning process highlights a learner-centred approach and accommodate interactive, participatory and practical orientated principles. The active contribution of the learner is key and all participants are expected to be ready and open to share their experience.

The activity involves didactic learning through online presentations by subject matter experts, virtual interactive and collaborative learning by group work. The learners will need to exchange ideas with other participants virtually and complete small tasks/assignments, then share the results of these tasks between each other and debate them collectively. Moreover, preparatory assignments will be given to prepare for the activity. The course will include both pre course and post course activities.

The course will be delivered online between 11 October - 15 October 2021. Participants are expected to study around 3-4 hours per day during this period in order to be able to complete the activity. The participants should be available for completing the course tasks and follow the course continuously, on a daily basis.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level). The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants will need to complete the LEEd registration procedure in order to get access to the course page.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 24 September 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


 
11 October 2021

The aim of the webinar is to introduce the concept of Joint Investigation Teams as well as supporting tools and recent trends in this field and to present successful examples of JITs.

At the end of the webinar the participant will be able to:

  • identify opportunities for setting-up JITs and recent developments
  • provide input to JITs
 
71/2021 Violent attacks against public - amok shootings 12 October 2021 to 15 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to prevent and act against amok shootings by enhancing the capacity of law enforcement to perform an early identification of individuals planning a violent attack and to manage the threat of public violent attacks. To improve law enforcement capacity to perform threat assessments and to manage public violent attacks carried out by lone-actor terrorists or violent loners.

 
 
13 October 2021

The aim of the webinar is to enhance the capacity and the awareness of the law enforcement officers and the representatives from judicial authorities in the area of MTIC fraud, especially with used cars and margin scheme fraud.

At the end of the webinar the participants will be:

  • familiar with concrete cases of MTIC fraud with cars;
  • able to identify the channels they might use for communication at international level when dealing with cross border VAT fraud;
  • aware about latest trends in the modus operandi in the area of MTIC fraud.
 
 
15 October 2021

The aim of the webinar is to support implementation of interviews in accordance with human rights and prevent the use of torture in the criminal justice system.

At the end of the webinar the participant will be able to:

  • Explain how efficient interviews go hand in hand with fairness (human rights compliance);
  • Conduct a professional interview in compliance with human rights;
  • Think like a detective.
 
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Online Course 2/2021: Police English Language 06 September 2021 to 29 October 2021

The course aims to enable participants to achieve a Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR) to the level of B1 - independent user, in Police English Language.

The specific objectives for participants of this course are:

  1. To have the ability, in accordance with CEFR, to express themselves briefly in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with non-routine information in writing, in speaking, in reading and in listening;
  2. To enrich their Police English Language vocabulary and use it appropriately in situations where police specific terminology is required;
  3. To practice cooperation on a European level, which they can later on utilise in cross-border communication.

The course is scheduled to take place in the period of 6 September – 29 October 2021.

The curriculum content will focus on online self-paced, as well as, trainer guided activities and related assignments in the following subject knowledge areas:

  • English Police Station, Equipment and Officers
  • Money laundering
  • Cybercrime
  • Europol
  • Schengen
  • Counterterrorism
  • EU Policy Cycle
  • Joint Investigation Teams
  • Immigration

Reading, speaking, writing and listening skills will be practiced in the context of the abovementioned topics.

The content of the course will be presented in CEPOL's virtual learning environment where participants will engage in activities extending and practising their Police English Language skills.

Participants are expected to study around 12-15 hour per week in order to be able to achieve the aim. This course is fully flexible and learners can progress along the weekly activities at their own pace, however sometimes they are offered to attend real time sessions with the trainers and must submit certain assignments on time. Participants should follow the course continuously, preferably on a daily basis.

Nomination: The online course offers 100 seats altogether. In case you are interested to participate, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point at your earliest convenience to receive detailed information on the application process. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 16 July 2021.

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Online Course 54/2021: Training on Police Information Exchange for SPOC 11 October 2021 to 22 October 2021

The aim of the training activity is to enhance information exchange between law enforcement authorities in the Member States as well as cooperation and exchange of knowledge on innovative methods and techniques regarding the daily information exchange via Single Points of Contact (SPOC).

The activity will focus on identifying different models of SPOC in each Member State as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for international police cooperation, operating 24/7; relevant guidelines and manual for international law enforcement cooperation and information exchange; difficulties/challenges faced by countries when using the SPOCs; key elements of existing tools; information flow between designated contact points and data protection provisions.

The learning process highlights a learner-centred approach and will consist of:

  • Independent Learning: reviewing case studies, watching webinars and short videos, studying reading material (18 hours);
  • Contact Learning: live webinars and live session, group work, forum discussion with other participants, exchange of good practice (8 hours);
  • Experiential Learning: a simulated case exercise is provided in the end of the activity which needs to be analysed by participants (4 hours).

Participant should be available for the live webinars and live session, according to the course programme and they should follow the course continuously. This is important as they will need to exchange their ideas with other participants virtually and complete small tasks/assignments then share the results of these tasks between each other and debate them collectively. Completion of the course would require minimum 2 hours investment / working day from the attending participant during the length of three weeks.

The course will be held entirely in English, therefore it is essential that nominated officials possess appropriate language skills (at least B2 level).

No special experience is required from participants but it is important that they`ll remain open-minded, active and will be willing to share their ideas/experience during the learning process.

The entire activity will be carried out online on CEPOL’s Law Enforcement Education Platform (LEEd), hence the physical presence of participants will not be required. Participants will need to complete the registration procedure in LEEd in order to get access to the course page.


Nomination:

In case you are interested to attend, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point as soon as possible. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 10 September 2021.

Selected participants have to be registered to CEPOL's online Law Enforcement Education platform LEEd where the online activity will take the place.


 
 
 
59/2021 Train the trainers – Step 1 18 October 2021 to 22 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to improve the effectiveness and the good quality of law enforcement training in the EU Member States and in the CEPOL activities by training trainers in using modern delivery methods and applying blended learning techniques.

 
56/2021 Interoperability 18 October 2021 to 22 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to enhance the knowledge on the future use of the interoperability components: ESP (European Search Portal); CIR (Common Identity Repository); MID (Multiple Identity Detector) and sBMS (shared Biometric Matching Service) as parts of the future landscape of interoperable large-scale IT systems by informing on the changes in the operation of the existing and new large-scale IT systems (EES, ETIAS, VIS, SIS II, Eurodac etc.) affected by the introduction of interoperability components.

 
15/2021 Illicit laboratory dismantling - follow up 18 October 2021 to 22 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to improve the fight against illicit drug laboratories by refreshing and deepening the knowledge and understanding of participants on methods of detecting and dismantling illicit drug laboratories in order to be able to work more independently during crime scene investigation of these sites.

 
 
78/2021 Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) - Threats and opportunities for law enforcement 19 October 2021 to 22 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to improve the efficient response of the law enforcement regarding the criminal use of drones by enhancing the use of aerial vehicles systems for law enforcement purposes, such as for border control and police operations.

 
 
20 October 2021

The aim of this webinar is to support effectiveness of law enforcement actions against violence against and harassment of Roma and travellers by enhancing their awareness of this phenomenon.

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the prevalence and forms of hate crime against Roma and travellers
  • Explain the effect of violence and harassment against Roma and travellers;
  • Explain the importance of countering such hate crime;
  • Apply this knowledge for addressing these issues in practice.
 
21 October 2021

The aim of the webinar is to raise awareness about the EMPACT THB/ETUTU project and to enhance the participants knowledge on Nigerian Trafficking Networks operating in the EU and engaged in the sexual exploitation of young women by using a case study.

Upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the added value of the EMPACT THB/ETUTU project focusing on Nigerian trafficking networks;
  • Outline the modus operandi of the criminals involved in the sexual exploitation of Nigerian victims;
  • List effective measures to detect and counter trafficking networks involved in the crime, including financial investigations.
 
 
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Online Course 2/2021: Police English Language 06 September 2021 to 29 October 2021

The course aims to enable participants to achieve a Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR) to the level of B1 - independent user, in Police English Language.

The specific objectives for participants of this course are:

  1. To have the ability, in accordance with CEFR, to express themselves briefly in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with non-routine information in writing, in speaking, in reading and in listening;
  2. To enrich their Police English Language vocabulary and use it appropriately in situations where police specific terminology is required;
  3. To practice cooperation on a European level, which they can later on utilise in cross-border communication.

The course is scheduled to take place in the period of 6 September – 29 October 2021.

The curriculum content will focus on online self-paced, as well as, trainer guided activities and related assignments in the following subject knowledge areas:

  • English Police Station, Equipment and Officers
  • Money laundering
  • Cybercrime
  • Europol
  • Schengen
  • Counterterrorism
  • EU Policy Cycle
  • Joint Investigation Teams
  • Immigration

Reading, speaking, writing and listening skills will be practiced in the context of the abovementioned topics.

The content of the course will be presented in CEPOL's virtual learning environment where participants will engage in activities extending and practising their Police English Language skills.

Participants are expected to study around 12-15 hour per week in order to be able to achieve the aim. This course is fully flexible and learners can progress along the weekly activities at their own pace, however sometimes they are offered to attend real time sessions with the trainers and must submit certain assignments on time. Participants should follow the course continuously, preferably on a daily basis.

Nomination: The online course offers 100 seats altogether. In case you are interested to participate, please contact your local CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point at your earliest convenience to receive detailed information on the application process. Deadline for nominations by CEPOL National Units: 16 July 2021.

 
 
 
42/2021 Fundamental Rights - Police Ethics - Step 1 25 October 2021 to 29 October 2021

The aim of this activity is to:

  • enhance the respect of fundamental rights in law enforcement work by increasing awareness about the importance of ethical behaviour in day-to-day police work and enhancing the integration of diversity issues into police management;
  • prepare law enforcement personnel for interactions with persons from different cultures.
 
 
40/2021 Mac forensics 25 October 2021 to 29 October 2021

The aim of the activity is to enhance cyberforensic work of law enforcement investigators by providing them with general and practical knowledge of Mac OS X forensics at a basic level.

Note: this training will encompass the latest best practice, technologies and techniques available to Law Enforcement Specialists.

 
 
 
76/2021 European Explosive Ordnance Disposal Network 26 October 2021 to 30 October 2021

The aim of this seminar is to enhance the fight against CBRN and explosives by facilitating the sharing of information and the building of trust and by contributing to the identification of best practices and up-to-date knowledge on these domains; by creating awareness amongst senior law enforcement officials in the areaof counter-terrorism in order to generate and improve possible operations to support the fully implementation of the Regulation EU 98/2013 on the marketing and use of explosives precursors.

 
26 October 2021

The aim of this webinar is to raise awareness on Europol EMPACT funding for 2021 as well as to enhance knowledge on the funding possibilities offered by Europol and the rules governing grants, to provide a tutorial on applying for, managing and reporting on Europol EMPACT grants.

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the possibilities for Europol EMPACT funding for 2021 offered by Europol;
  • Outline the rules governing the grants;
  • Explain the process of applying for, managing and reporting on Europol EMPACT grants.
 
 
 
29 October 2021

The aim of the webinar is to present the new category of alerts: unknown wanted person (Article 40).

Upon completion of the activity the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the relevant provisions in the new SIS Regulations (conditions for entering/action to be taken/deletion);
  • Explain the rules in the Implementing Acts and procedures on the exchange of supplementary information in the new SIRENE Manual;
  • Explain the use of relevant SIRENE forms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Contact

Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27
Hungary

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest
Pf.314
Hungary

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032

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