The Numismatic Crime Information Center will offer a one-day
training class on numismatic crime investigations for local, state
and federal law enforcement officers. The class will be held in
conjunction with the F.U.N. 59th Annual
Convention January 9-12, 2014.
The class is designed to provide law-enforcement personnel,
including patrol officers, detectives, investigators and
prosecutors with the fundamental investigative techniques,
knowledge and understanding to respond effectively to the complex
challenges encountered during a numismatic crime. The class will be
held at the Orlando County Convention Center on January 10, 2014,
from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free for
"We are excited to partner with the members of F.U.N. and present
an educational program that will provide investigative tools and
resources to the law enforcement community during the investigation
of a numismatic crime," said Doug Davis founder and president of
the Numismatic Crime Information Center.
Topics to be covered in the one-day course include: types of
coins, medals, tokens and paper money; factors effecting numismatic
crime, coin shop robberies, burglaries, counterfeiting;
precious metals, including new laws governing the purchase of such
metals; jurisdictional issues; organized crime groups; and a look
at the victims of numismatic crimes.
Dealers and collectors are urged to provide local law
enforcement officers a copy of the seminar brochure, http://www.numismaticcrimes.org/?q=node/388.
The education of law enforcement in the area of numismatic crime
investigations is only one of several strategic initiatives of the
Numismatic Crime Information Center. Additional information on the
course can be obtained from Doug Davis at 817-723-7231 or Doug@numismaticcrimes.org.