RIPA Applicants and Gatekeepers Training for Law Enforcement Agencies - Course overview
The roles of the applicant and gatekeeper are crucial to the RIPA process and it is important that those required to complete applications or how to quality assure them understand how to perform this role correctly.
This accredited 2-day training course has been designed to allow delegates to understand and explore the role and the requirements placed upon them when they are required to submit a RIPA application or quality assure one prior to submission to the authorising officer. The training is structured so that the delegates are be able to complete or quality assure an application in line with the law, guidance and recognised good practice, enabling them to reduce bureaucracy and maximise the chances of success.
Key learning points
- What are the roles of the applicant, gatekeeper and authorising officer?
- Understand the different types of surveillance available?
- When should an application be submitted?
- When is an application required for open source research?
- How to complete or quality assure an application directed surveillance?
- How to correctly apply the key term of necessity, proportionality and collateral intrusion.
- The comments that should be included on the application by the gatekeeper.
- The 3 legal tests that are required to performed and by who.
Who should attend?
This 2-day course is aimed at any staff member from a police force or law enforcement organisation that may be required to submit a RIPA Application or act as a gatekeeper by quality assure applications prior to submission to the authorising officer.