Advanced Financial Investigations Practical Skills (AFIPS)

NW3C Training


TUITION:       No Cost





The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Police Officer Standards and Training Councilís Field Services Training Division, in cooperation with the State of Connecticut Department of Banking, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief Stateís Attorney and the Department of Public Safety, is offering a 3-day training program, titled ďAdvanced Financial Investigations Practical Skills.Ē The class is scheduled Tuesday, December 5 through Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Connecticut Police Academy, 285 Preston Avenue, Meriden, CT.   Instruction will be provided by the National White Collar Crime Center, Fairmont, W.V.


The learning objectives are as follows: 

  1. Conduct white collar crime interviews using effective techniques.
  2. Use a computer to manipulate financial data in order to find patterns and draw conclusions.
  3. Facilitate the prosecution of a complex financial case.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the process of money laundering. 

PREREQUITE: Completion of NW3C: Financial Investigations Practical Skills (FIPS) class and/or Financial Records Examination Analysis (FREA) class or individuals with experience working financial cases.


The program is open to police agency investigators, prosecutors and to the staff of the Department of Banking and other State Agency investigators. 


Enrollment is limited to 24 students.  Please complete the registration form located on our website at and forward to the attention of Barbara Fullenwiley by email at or fax to (203) 238-6119. The deadline date is November 8, 2017.  If you have any questions, please contact Timothy Coon, Curriculum Manager at 203-427-2625.  


Students successfully completing the training will receive Review Training Credit as follows: Curriculum Area V: Criminal Investigation, 12 hours.


There is no tuition for this course.  Coffee break refreshments are available at the Academy for a small fee.  Lunch may be purchased at nearby restaurants.  For this program, the uniform dress code for POSTC In-Service Training (POSTC General Notice 90-03) will be in effect.





DISCLAIMER:  The Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC) makes every effort, within its ability and resources, to provide the highest quality, most relevant in-service training programs available at minimum cost to all Connecticut police officers and agencies.  However, POSTC does not provide legal advice, and does not endorse the accuracy or completeness of specific in-service training programs provided by each of its many contractors and training providers.  The materials and opinions of individual providers offered during the course of in-service training are those of the instructor alone, and do not necessarily represent the position of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council or the State of Connecticut.  Given the multitude of disparate factual scenarios with which law enforcement personnel are presented in the discharge of their official duties, students and sponsoring agencies are strongly advised and encouraged to seek the advice and counsel of their own legal advisors before implementing concepts or adopting specific measures discussed or recommended during in-service training sessions. 

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