Course detail: Internet Investigations Training

This training will enhance participants' fundamental understanding and awareness of The Internet of Things, Intelligence Gathering, Cryptocurrency, and The Dark Web, empowering them with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate these complex and often misunderstood aspects of the digital world. 

Core Competencies:
  • Participants will employ best practices as they investigate any crime from its beginning to its eventual disposition, either as an individual or as part of an investigatory team.

Investigation Basics in the Age of Technology
  • Define terms
  • How IoT is used in the civilian world
  • How IoT is used in law enforcement
  • Legal implications
  • In the news
  • Example of courtroom documents and resources

Intelligence Gathering
  • What is it?
  • How do I get it?
  • What should I do with it?
  • Legal considerations
  • OSINT - Open-Source Intelligence
  • HUMINT - Human Intelligence
  • IMINT - Imagery Intelligence
  • SIGINT - Signals Intelligence
  • -28CFR Part 23

  • Crypto vs. Digital Currency
  • History of Bitcoin
  • History of Fiat Currency
  • How Currency is Valued
  • Case review
  • Digital wallets
  • Mining and Software
  • Non-Fungible Tokens

Unveiling the Dark Web
  • Internet Basics and Privacy
  • Why the Dark Web Exists
  • Digital Footprints and the need for privacy
  • Virtual Privacy Network (VPN)
  • Virtual Machines
  • Safely navigate the Internet/Dark Web or otherwise
  • Understanding the Onion Router (TOR)
  • What TOR is, why it exists, and how it works
  • Isolated Machines
  • Ultimate protection for today's criminal investigator
  • Navigating the Dark Web with Confidence
  • What we need to know about Dark Web marketplaces and how to safely visit them
  • Dark Web tutorial
  • Going online and browsing the Dark Web live

Who Should Attend:
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Analysts

Instructional Methods:
  • Lectures
  • PowerPoint
  • Videos
  • Discussion
  • Demonstrations
Course Requirements: 
  • 100% attendance and participation
Fitness Requirements and Expectations of Physical Risk: Sedentary

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in an event, please email KLETC  or call 620.694.1400  at least three weeks before the first day of the event. Some events may require notice earlier than three weeks and require you to contact a specific individual; if so, that information is provided in the event-specific information.

Notice of Availability of the KLETC Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:

The University of Kansas has determined that the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) main campus in Hutchinson and its regional sites in Dodge City, Hays, and Parsons are separate campuses. This determination was made in consultation with the Department of Education. The report is available online at:

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking; the procedures the institution will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred On-Campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Non-Campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the institution or a recognized student organization; and on Public Property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

 A paper copy of the report will be provided upon request. If you would like to receive a paper copy, you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 785-864-6414 or emailing or arrange for pick-up at a KLETC location.

 Session Information: LE24202F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 05/24/24 and ending on 05/24/24
Times: 08:00am-05:00pm CDT
No Registration Fee : $0.00


Please dress in layers, as the temperature in the room may be difficult to adjust. The session begins at 8:00 AM on May 24, 2024, and is estimated to end at 5:00 PM. Onsite registration will be available at 7:30 AM.

KLETC Dormitory Information:

For those with reservations at KLETC Welch Hall Dormitory, and specifically for those attendees who desire to come in the night before, please come to the Main KLETC Entrance marked on the map, it is near the flag pole and marked with a large "A". You may check into your room between 4:00 PM and 10:00 PM Monday through Friday. If you are scheduled to arrive on Sunday, the doors are open from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. If you arrive after 10:00 PM the doors will be locked, however, you can contact security at 316-239-8882, and after answering their questions, they will assist you in getting room keys. Checkout time is Noon on your departure day or last day of training, please have all personal items removed at that time.

All lodging attendees will find an envelope containing their room key at the front desk in the main lobby reception area. Sheets and a blanket are furnished for our guests. Items you may wish to bring: Alarm Clock, Bath Towels, Wash Cloths, Soap, Shampoo, Hair Dryer, Pillow and Pillowcase and an Extra Blanket.

Weapon Safety - KLETC adopted a new weapons policy effective July 1, 2017. The concealed carry of handguns shall be permitted on the KLETC Campus, including all buildings and public areas to the maximum extent possible while ensuring the safety of the staff, students, and guests in a training environment. The open carry of firearms shall be prohibited unless necessary for instruction in an authorized training program. Nothing in this procedure is intended to interfere with a law enforcement officer performing his or her official law enforcement duties on the KLETC campus. Law Enforcement officers attending continuing education or basic training classes, or are attending meetings or other academy- related events, are permitted to carry their firearm while on the KLETC campus. Law enforcement officers carrying a firearm on the KLETC campus must possess appropriate agency identification. ABSOLUTELY NO student, instructor, or role player is allowed to carry any firearm into an area where signage stating "no live weapons or ammunition is allowed in training safety areas" is present. You are responsible for ensuring that your firearm is secured in a safe, reasonable, and acceptable manner while on the KLETC campus. Questions regarding this policy for continuing education students, instructors or guests may be directed to the KLETC Assistant Director for Professional Development and Continuing Education.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: A full refund of lodging fees will be available if requested in writing and received by KLETC ten days prior to the beginning date of the seminar. After that date, but prior to the seminar, refunds will be made, but a $25.00 administrative fee will be charged. No refunds will be made after the starting date of the seminar.If you have any questions concerning this session, please contact KLETC at 620.694.1400 or by email at


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