Richard Brittson is
a retired Detective with the New York City Police Departments Computer Crimes Squad. He has been a panelist at several conferences
including Gartner 2004 and RSA 2005. He is a board member of Northeast Chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation
Association, and was a co-recipient of the 2004 HTCIA Case of the Year.
Anthony Reyes is a
retired Detective with the New York City Police Departments Computer Crimes Squad. During his assignment with the Computer
Crimes Squad, he investigated computer intrusion, fraud, identity theft, child exploitation, and software piracy. Detective
Reyes previously sat as an alternate member of New York Governor George E. Pataki's Cyber-Security Task Force. Mr. Reyes is
a member of the New York State Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce. He is also a member of the National Institute of
Justice Electronic Crime Partnership Initiative (ECPI). Additionally, he is a member of the High Technology Crime Investigation
Association (HTCIA), and served as the President in 2005 of the Associations Northeast Chapter. Anthony Reyes and Richard Brittson are the co- authors of Cyber Crime Investigations: Bridging the Gaps Between Security Professionals, Law Enforcement, and Prosecutors.
According to the book
description of Cyber Crime Investigations:
Bridging the Gaps Between Security Professionals, Law Enforcement, and Prosecutors, “The book begins with the
chapter What is Cyber Crime? This introductory chapter describes the most common challenges faced by cyber investigators today.
The following chapters discuss the methodologies behind cyber investigations; and frequently encountered pitfalls. Issues
relating to cyber crime definitions, the electronic crime scene, computer forensics, and preparing and presenting a cyber
crime investigation in court will be examined. Not only will these topics be generally be discussed and explained for the
novice, but the hard questions the questions that have the power to divide this community will also be examined in a comprehensive
and thoughtful manner. This book will serve as a foundational text for the cyber crime community to begin to move past current
difficulties into its next evolution.”
E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years. He
retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant. He holds a bachelor’s from the
Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from
Fullerton. He is near the end of his doctoral
studies in business research. Raymond is a graduate of the West Point Leadership program and has attended law enforcement,
technology and leadership programs such as the National Institute for Justice, Technology Institute,
is currently a part-time lecturer at
and the Union Institute and University. He has experience teaching upper division
courses in law enforcement, public policy, technology and leadership. Raymond
is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government
Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One. He
has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States
and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement. For instance, he was recently interviewed by the London Independent on the use of cellular
telephone technology in explosive devices.
book, “Police Technology (Prentice Hall, July 2004)” is used in over 40 colleges and universities nationwide. Raymond has two additional contracts with Prentice Hall to publish works on global
terrorism and an introduction to policing. As an outgrowth of his writing, Raymond
maintains two websites and acts as the editor of a monthly newsletter with a growing subscriber base.
Lou Savelli, who has
spent all of his 23 years in law enforcement in the streets, is one of the most decorated officers in NYPD history and has
received over 100 medals for bravery, outstanding police work, life saving rescues, and record setting investigations. He
retired in 2004 as the Detective Squad Commander of the NYPD's Terrorism Interdiction Unit, which he co-founded after 9-11-01
as a proactive counter-terrorism investigative unit responsible to aggressively seek out and investigate terrorist cells in
Lou Savelli was chosen
as one of the top 10 of NYPD's most effective leaders of all ranks (out of nearly 20,000 qualified supervisors) and the first
supervisor featured in NYPD's Leadership Training School newsletter because of his innovation and success in the field of
leadership. He created NYPD's first citywide gang unit called CAGE (Citywide Anti Gang Enforcement) which was awarded the
National Gang Crime Research Center's award for The Most Effective Gang Unit in the US.
Lou Savelli is the author of eight books in the “Pocket Guide Series:” Guide to Basic Crime Scene Investigation; Gangs Across American and the Symbols;
Graffiti Pocket Guide; Street Drugs Pocket Guide; Practical Spanish for Law Enforcement; Identity Theft; Cop Jokes; and A
Proactive Law Enforcement Guide for the War on Terror.
According to the description of Identity Theft, “From understanding the basics of ID theft and
learning to spot ID theft situations to knowing the specific questions to ask a theft victim and using documentation to enhance
prosecutorial efforts, this pocket-sized gem gives you quick reference to the basics of handling this fast-growing crime.
Includes specific crime report samples; financial dispute letters for victims use; listings of state and federal statutes
relevant to ID theft; plus specific prevention methods that even you should use.”
R. Knetzger is a fourteen-year law enforcement veteran and currently a Lieutenant and Field Training Supervisor with the Green
Bay Police Department (Wisconsin). Michael Knetzger began his law enforcement career as a patrol officer and detective for
the Town of Brookfield Police Department. He is a certified State of Wisconsin
Technical College Instructor and teaches criminal justice courses at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Colorado Technical
University Online and ITT Technical Institute.
Knetzger has successfully completed the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists forensic examiner
program, Basic Data Recovery & Analysis course, and several other courses and seminars on investigating internet crimes. He is also a certified tactical instructor and teaches defensive and arrest tactics,
firearms, and professional communications skills courses to new law enforcement recruits.
Michael Knetzger has a BA in Justice and Public Policy and a Masters in Public Administration. He is the co-author of True
Crime in Titletown, USA: Cold Cases and Investigating High-Tech Crime.
A. Muraski is an eight-year law enforcement veteran and currently an Advanced Patrol Officer, Webmaster and Field Training
Officer with the Green Bay Police Department (Wisconsin). He has worked as a
Network Administrator for Kimberly Clark Corporation and at various jobs as a Computer Support Engineer and Help Desk Specialist
supporting online investors for Fidelity Investments. Jeremy A. Muraski is certified
to teach for The Wisconsin Technical College System and teaches criminal justice courses at Northeast Wisconsin Technical
College, including Investigating High Tech Crimes, and Juvenile Law.
A. Muraski has completed AccessData's Forensic Toolkit Course, the National White Collar Crime Center's Basic Data Recovery
& Analysis (BDRA) course, and several other courses and seminars on investigating Internet crimes. In addition to having
developed college level course work in computer crime, he holds a number of computer certifications such as Microsoft Access
Database Design and Administration and Website Design and Computer Network Administration. Jeremy Muraski is a co-author of
Investigating High-Tech Crime.
Colorado State University, said of Investigating
High-Tech Crime, “Computers have become an integral part of our daily lives.
It should come as no surprise that the criminal minds have turned to computers and the Internet to commit crimes. New crimes and criminals are enduring as each new technology is introduced. This text
never loses touch with the reality that not every investigator is computer savvy, while still offering advanced knowledge
in an easy to understand manner. Everything is based upon a building block approach,
with each chapter forming a foundation for the next. Written in everyday language,
this text demystifies the often complex world of computer technology, translating it into a format that can be easily understood
by a computer novice, while striving to incorporate concepts and references useful for the experienced investigator. It doesn’t end there, it continues with exploring high-tech crimes demonstrating
all of the tools and methods used by criminals, while teaching the techniques used by investigators to catch and prosecute