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NW3C Digital Evidence Forensics–Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force National Training Program

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National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose free membership comprises state, local, federal, and Tribal law enforcement; prosecutors; and regulatory agencies. NW3C assists members with prevention, investigation, and prosecution of economic/high-tech crimes by providing training opportunities in computer forensics, cyber/financial crime, and intelligence analysis. It also conducts research on various white collar crime topics to further available educational resources. NW3C delivers TTA to Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force members. The objective is to enhance knowledge for the recovery of forensically sound evidence from digital devices to improve investigation and prosecution.  

Provider Organization

National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)
Award Details


Since FY 2009, OJJDP has supported NW3C’s training for ICAC task forces that instructs attendees how to properly collect forensically sound digital evidence. TA is also available for consultation on the use of investigative tools such as Perphound. NW3C attends Commander, ICAC grantee, and OJJDP staff meetings to assemble training guidance from stakeholders. Through all NW3C offerings and modalities, OJJDP has supported the attendance of over 22,000 students.


  • Law Enforcement
  • Prosecutors


NW3C training is typically reserved for ICAC task force members.



NW3C will provide digital forensic and high-tech crime investigation training as identified by ICAC Task Force Commanders. The courses will provide the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to identify, preserve, and collect digital evidence; perform a digital forensic examination; validate hardware and software tools; effectively use digital forensic suites and specialized tools; and perform cyber investigations.

Tyler Wotring
Associate Vice President
[email protected]

  • Ensuring Public Safety
  • Preventing Child Abuse, Neglect, and Victimization
  • Supporting Prosecutors
  • Supporting and Protecting Law Enforcement

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Date Published: October 14, 2020