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Online - RIPA, Social Media and CHIS
Part 2 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) regulates the way the public sector conducts surveillance of people and premises. This workshop will help you update your knowledge of RIPA, its practical application and the authorisation process.

Particular attention is paid to the application of RIPA to the use of social media in investigations. The tutor’s experience and practical advice alongside detailed case studies are sure to enhance your RIPA understanding.

This workshop is suitable for investigators, managers as well as those preparing for a surveillance inspection.
DATES & COST
£389 + VAT
Date 05 May 2021
Time 10am to 4pm
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Date 29 Jun 2021
Time 10am to 4pm
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KEY POINTS
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Explain the relationship between RIPA and Human Rights
Describe the definition of Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Source (CHIS)
Identify when RIPA authorisation is or is not required
Determine when RIPA applies to work related functions and activities
Explain the terms necessity, proportionality and collateral intrusion
Apply RIPA considerations to research of social media
Describe the roles within the RIPA process
List the forms to be used in the RIPA process
Discuss policy procedure and keeping of records
Explain the oversight function of the Investigatory Powers Commissioner Office (IPCO)
Identify the consequences of non-compliance
TESTIMONIALS
Just wanted to highlight how happy we were with the RIPA training Steve Morris delivered. Both the authorising and applicants courses were very well received, all who attended praised Steve’s style and content. I would certainly recommend Steve for future RIPA training.
JC, London Borough of Newham
Useful and informative with relevant updates based on recent changes in codes of practice.
RN, Northampton BC