Human Trafficking in Social Media 

This one-day course is designed as a specialized class in conducting Human Trafficking and Prostitution Investigations utilizing Social Media and OSINT techniques and tools. Long gone are the days of prostitutes working “the track.” The internet, specifically, Social Media has turned in to the “Modern Day Online Street Corner” for prostitution and Human Trafficking. Additionally, pimps and traffickers rely heavily on Social Media to recruit their potential victims. This course will instruct the student to properly utilize Social Media and OSINT resources to conduct and supplement their prostitution and human trafficking investigations by familiarization with the most commonly used Social Media sites, as well as some lesser known Social Media applications and how to legally obtain information from them.

Computer prerequisite: If you have a personal laptop (Windows or Mac computers using Boot Camp), please bring it to class. If you use an employer’s laptop, it will be necessary for you to have administrative rights. This course might require installing software that will require administrative privileges. If you have any questions or need clarification, please contact [email protected].

Interested in hosting this class? 

There are two ways to host a Dataveillance Training class:

  • Contract with us for an Agency only class
  • Host an open enrollment class

For an Agency only class, the agency pays a set fee for a specific number of students and provides a large enough training room with tables and chairs, a projector for running PowerPoint & videos, and Wi-Fi or an internet connection for practical exercises. Course manuals are provided by Dataveillance.

For an open enrollment class, the agency provides the facility and necessary logistics for the training programs being requested and actively markets the program to other agencies in the area via fax, email, flyers, or other resources. In return, the host agency receives five free slots for the courses being conducted. A minimum of 20 paying students are needed for these classes to be conducted.

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