Computer Crime and Digital Evidence Committee


Strengthen law enforcement capabilities to prevent, investigate and prosecute information age crimes involving digital technologies and evidence, promotes expert collaboration among agencies, government, business and academia, identifies resource needs, advocates for enhancements and sharing, and advises Association leadership and members.

  • Identify gaps and advocate solutions, especially for resources, technologies, and capabilities;
  • Improve education and awareness of IACP members and other stakeholders;
  • Increase access to training and certification at all levels of law enforcement; and
  • Promote awareness and education regarding risks, threats, vulnerabilities, tactics, techniques, procedures, solutions, and technologies.
CCDE Committee Meeting

The CCDE Committee will meet Sunday, May 21, 2017 in affiliation with the IACP Technology Conference in St. Louis, MO.  The Committee meeting room and agenda will be posted shortly. To register for the IACP Technology Conference, please visit

For more information, please contact: Meghann Casanova, Project Manager, and CCDE Committee staff liaison.

Tech Minute Video

The CCDE Committee recently produced a new Law Enforcement Technology Minute video, Digital Officer Safety, in association with iThreat Cyber Group. The video addresses both awareness and education in building effective digital officer safety policies and procedures. The CCDE Committee also released another Tech Minute video, The Current Climate in Cyber Security, (with the support of Lockheed Martin) that is available on the IACP YouTube channel.

Additional videos are being produced regarding officer safety and emerging issues associated with cyber crime investigation, digital evidence, and information systems security. Monitor the IACP YouTube channel for new releases.

IACP Addressing Cyber Threats and Cyber Crimes

The IACP has been actively engaged in a host of activities over the past 12 months to better assist law enforcement in countering cyber threats and addressing cyber crime. A report outlining these activities can be found HERE. In addition, the IACP, in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, RAND Corporation, and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF),  is developing the IACP Law Enforcement Cyber Center, which builds on the substantive activities already underway and function as a forum to identify emerging trends, provide technical assistance, encourage innovative solutions, and serve as a clearinghouse for guidance, best practices, and lessons learned. The Law Enforcement Cyber Center was launched on May 18, 2015 and is accessible here: 

Homeland Security Subcommittee Approves the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013 

The Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technology approved the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Act of 2013. More information can be found HERE.

NIST Cloud Computing Reference Architecture and Cyber Security Framework
NIST released a draft cloud computing security reference architecture on June 11, 2013, building on the NIST cloud reference architecture previously released. The Cloud Computing Security Reference Architecture is available online, as is the Cloud Computing Reference ArchitectureNIST Draft Outline: Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework, July 1, 2013The purpose of this document is to define the overall Framework and provide guidance on its usage. NIST hosted its 3rd Cybersecurity Framework Workshop on July 10-12, 2013, in San Diego, CA. More information can be found here.



White House Cybersecurity Site
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)
Internet Crime Complaint Center
High Tech Crime Investigation Association
SEARCH Group, Inc.
National Institute of Justice, Digital Evidence & Forensics
Symantec: Build a Custom Internet Security Threat Report
National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance