Training: Human Trafficking for First Responders

Dates & Locations (2 Day Course)


April 11-12, 2022

9:00 am to 4:00 pm


Newington Police Department

205 Nimble Hill Rd, Newington, NH 03801


Human TraffickingThis 2-Day Class Covers:

  • Defining human trafficking vs prostitution
  • The role of opiates in facilitating human trafficking
  • Organized crime and/or gang connections
  • Laws that cover human trafficking (US, NH, ME, VT, MA)
  • Third party messaging applications – websites, messaging, email, etc.
  • The role of victims
  • Investigative resources – federal and local
  • Digital forensics concerns
  • Presenting to a judge or jury
  • Evidence preservation
  • Investigative concerns
  • Barriers to success
  • Case studies

Instructor: Christopher Gilroy

Prior to curriculum design, consulting, and becoming a College Professor, Chris was in law enforcement for twenty years in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, and at the Federal Reserve Bank.  He retired as a Detective on July 1, 2017 after having been the recipient of several awards over the course of his career.  Chris was assigned to a statewide task force focusing upon Cybercrime in NH, and as a task force Officer for several federal agencies, including the DEA, Homeland Security Investigations, the United States Secret Service, and the United States Marshals Service.  The office of the White House recognized his anti-opiate and anti-human trafficking efforts in 2018.  During his years in patrol, he was a Field Training Officer, Adjunct Academy Instructor, and Accident Reconstruction specialist.  For the last nine years of his career, Chris helped to design, staff, and manage two digital forensic laboratories in NH.  Chris has been conducting cybersecurity and digital forensic training since 2010.

Chris’s completed coursework and certifications include the Seized Computer Evidence Recovery Specialist Program (S.C.E.R.S); and several courses at the National Computer Forensics Institute through the US Secret Service.  Chris currently holds the vendor-neutral International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE) Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) Certification and also holds three mobile device forensic certifications.  Chris completed an M.B.A concentrated on Information Technology Management in 2019.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

GSPCC has a 10-day cancellation policy. Any cancellations less than 10 days from the class start date will not be refunded. Because seating in our courses can be limited, we ask that all cancellations be made at least 10 days prior to the class start date.

We understand there may be exceptions due to unforeseen serious events. If your cancellation is due to a serious issue and is not within 10 days of the first day of the class, GSPCC staff will evaluate the circumstances and work with you on a refund.