Smart phones and mobile applications have undoubtedly changed nearly every aspect of how we operate in our
day to day lives. Law enforcement is no different. Criminals now use social media, peer-to-peer payment platforms
and numerous other mobile applications to commit various crimes. Simply put, if you’re not up to date with current
trends, you’re going to be left behind.
The Gangs Narcotics and Street Crimes in a New Era course teaches officers how to turn the tables on
criminals. It will educate those who attend to use mobile applications in conjunction with law enforcement tools, to
build strong, effective cases from a patrol level through major investigations. This course provides live update
investigative examples. Class material and has been reviewed and approved with prosecution prior to being
presented to class.
During the course officers will learn to:
Effectively navigate major social media and peer-to-peer payment applications such as Facebook, Instagram,
Snapchat, Venmo, Cash App, and multiple others.
Set-up/manage undercover accounts to be used in conjunction with law enforcement tools to develop case
Rapidly identify suspects, or expand leads into larger investigations by combining open source data and law
enforcement tools, including but not limited to, record databases, patrol techniques,
GPS trackers, controlled buys/rips, wall stops, surveillance, and phone downloads.
Organize case files resulting in effective prosecution.
Review report writing and subpoena verbiage along with current case law.
*This is a hands on training and officers are encouraged to bring a
cellphone, tablet, or computer.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: All levels of law enforcement
including crime analyst and prosecution.
CLASS DATES: Dec 13-14, 2022
LOCATION: 10655 S Redwood RD
South Jordan, Utah 84095
CLASS TIME: 0900 –1700
TO REGISTER CONTACT: Ben Sullivan
Instructor Ben Sullivan has been a law enforcement officer for 14 years. His background
included, gang detective, narcotics officer, street crimes detective, SWAT,
K-9, patrol, corrections, and multiple specialty assignments. Ben is currently
serving as a detective on the Salt Lake County Gang Task Force and TFO with HSI.
Ben has used/developed the techniques taught in this course to investigate, and
arrest numerous suspects involved in a variety of criminal activities including
drugs, weapons crimes, property crimes, fugitive apprehension, human
trafficking, homicides, robbery, gang related crimes, and criminal enterprises. Ben
provides up to date examples geared to teach officers on any level and help them
apply the techniques in their day to day duties.