Course detail: Cryptocurrency Basics

Cryptocurrency Basics is a 5-hour training designed to give law enforcement officers the basics of cryptocurrency. This course will provide a description of what the blockchain is, how it works, and how to trace cryptocurrency. During this course the participants will do hands on tracing of cryptocurrency cases. This course is geared towards officers who are new to investigating cryptocurrency cases.

Course Objectives:
  • Provide basic knowledge of cryptocurrency and how to investigate cryptocurrency cases
  • Determine appropriate tracing tools needed during an investigation
  • Collect appropriate evidence for cryptocurrency cases
  • How to seize and store cryptocurrency
Instructional Methods:
  • Lecture
  • Class Discussion
  • Hands-on Tracing
Who Should Attend:
Law Enforcement Officers

Equipment Needed:
Each participant will need to bring a laptop for the hands-on tracing portion of the training.

Fitness Level Necessary for Successful Completion: Sedentary

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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: LE25042F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 10/08/24 and ending on 10/08/24
Times: 09:00am-03:00pm CDT


Name Additional Resources
Nathaniel (Jake) Castillo

Facility Detail

Hays KLETC Regional Site
2101 E 13th Street
Hays, KS 67601