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Stolen Vehicle Investigation – On Location Basic Training For Law Enforcement – 30th May 2022

May 30, 2022 - May 31, 2022



Stolen Vehicle Investigation - Basic Training For Law Enforcement

This workshop covers the basics to detect stolen vehicles and identify the original identity of a vehicle and to detect stolen parts. This workshop will include the basics in vehicle investigations starting with the regulations and ending with digital forensics. The aim is that the attendees will be better equipped in knowledge and to apply a standardized approach to each case. The workshop is provided by operational experts with OEM permissions and investigative knowledge. 

The workshop is open to Law Enforcement only! 

The Workshop

  • The workshop is provided by experts whom are current Law Enforcement officers and former, these experts have minimum of 15 years experience in vehicle crime.
  • The workshop will be conducted in a class room and in practical, typically day 1 is delivered in presentation format and day 2 is a hands on practical session at a workshop.
  • Examinations are in both written and practical.
  • At the end of the basic training on day 2, the attendees will be expected to perform a control on a vehicle to determine if the VIN is original or manipulated and be able to explain what they discovered.
  • A certification of completion will be issued to those who pass.

Examples of Topics Covered

  • Vehicle Identification Number Requirements By International standards
  • Manufacturer’s statutory plate and identification number for motor vehicles (implemented by the European Union).
  • European regulation on immobilizers & keys
  • Location of the stamped VIN and OEM identifying visible labels.
  • Decoding the characters of a Vehicle Identity Number (VIN).
  • The original VIN and how it looks and feels.
  • Detection of a Manipulated VIN.
  • Location and how to identify the Engine & Gearbox serial numbers.
  • How to conduct a control on a vehicle in a live environment in a short time.
  • Conducting a control on a vehicle to determine if the identity is original, based on 10 points.
  • Identifying the Parts on the vehicle and conducting a check if they fit with production data.
  • Understanding the digital VIN in the parts.
  • Knowledge of what parts are coded to a VIN and what parts are generic.
  • Manufacture knowledge related to labeling and hidden identity markers.
  • OEM comparisons against counterfeits.
  • Digital Forensics, Extraction of the Digital VIN via OBD.
  • Digital Forensics, Extraction of the VIN from keys.
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Boogschutterstraat 1, 7324 AE Apeldoorn
Apeldoorn, Apeldoorn 7324AE Netherlands
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