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The Digital Crime Scene, maximising evidential opportunities training, TBC


  • An exciting new CPD workshop that is part of a brand-new series that The Investigator is proud to be running in collaboration with Cranfield University.


  • This session looks at the evidential opportunities from the Digital Crime scene. It is an introduction to the digital crime scene that explores foundational concepts, key decision-making steps, opportunities within the digital landscape, and effective investigation strategies.


  • It will support investigators and analysts to gain the skills needed to develop a strong evidence strategy essential for success in forensic endeavours.


  • It is aimed at new to role investigators, digital media investigators, digital forensics staff and analysts who want to develop key skills as well as more established investigators who want to refresh existing skills.


  • Cranfield University is considered a leader and innovative in digital forensics and investigation in the UK and internationally.  Dr Graeme Horsman and Elenore Ryser, lecturers and researchers in the digital forensics and investigation team will be leading these exciting workshops that bring latest research and projects to the frontline line to operational investigators and analysts. They will also provide delegates with the opportunity to explore further study at the university as it runs a number of short courses in digital forensics.


  • Held online via Teams


  • Certificates of CPD available



9.20am-9.30am: Welcome and introduction, Carol Jenkins, The Investigator

9.30am-10.30am: Session One: What does the hypothetical digital crime scene look like?

  • Defining a Scene (definition, types)

  • Physical/virtual levels in a digital crime scene

  • Device types and what they can offer.


10.30am-10.50am: Break


10.50am-11.50am: Session Two: Processing a digital crime scene

  • Device states and collection considerations

  • Decision points.


11.50am-Noon: Questions from the morning sessions

Noon-12.20pm: Break


12.20pm-1.20pm: Session Three: Where do the ‘digital opportunities’ exist and what do they look like?

  • Detecting

  • Identifying

  • Evaluating

  • Proving


1.20pm-1.30pm: Break

1.30pm-2.30pm: Session Four: The need for a digital evidence strategy and what should be considered when making one.

  • Need

  • Physical possibilities

  • Practitioner capacities

  • Case context / criminal environment

  • Strategy at the agency level.


2.30pm: Workshop finishes.


Cost: £209.99 + VAT (GBP) per delegate (LEA and Government Agency rate).  £309.99 + VAT (Industry rate). 

Booking: Please send the delegates name(s), email address(es) and purchase order (made out to The Investigator) to or telephone +44(0)844 660 8707 for further information. 


Under no circumstances will a delegate be able to register using a free webmail address (ie: gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, Hotmail, AOL etc) but you can use one to login into Teams once your work email has been verified.​


Payment can be made by PayPal/debit/credit card (corporate card fees apply + 3%). ​The meeting link will be sent out 7 days before the event.

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