The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) is designed to achieve and advance the voluntary exchange of information, experience, and ideas about the methods, processes, and techniques relating to investigations and security of advanced technologies among its membership.
HTCIA Code of Ethics
I agree to respect the confidential nature of any sensitive information, procedures, or techniques that I become aware of because of my involvement with the HTCIA.
I will not disclose such confidential material to anyone who is not a member in good standing of the HTCIA without the written permission from the HTCIA Board of Directors.
HTCIA Objectives and Purposes
The objectives and purposes of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association are as follows:
- To encourage, promote, aid, and effect the voluntary interchange of data, information, experience, and knowledge about methods, processes among the membership of HTCIA;
- To promote a representative, centralized organization to collect, collate, coordinate, and distribute data, information, ideas, knowledge, methods, and techniques by any suitable means in order to improve the efficiency, promote uniformity in investigative methods, and develop matters of mutual interest to the membership of HTCIA.
- To establish, encourage, and enforce observation of a Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct;
- To publish and distribute books, pamphlets, periodicals, papers and articles supportive of activities and purposes of HTCIA;
- To conduct surveys, studies, hold conferences, symposiums, seminars, and forums;
- To arrange for the presentation of lectures and papers on matters and problems of interest;
- To foster, promote, encourage, study, research, facilitate discussion, collect and disseminate information of service or interest to the members of HTCIA or the public at large;
- To conduct such other related activities as may be necessary, desirable, or incidental to gaining recognition of accomplishments in the field of criminal investigations involving advanced technologies, and security within government, business and industry.
The HTCIA Annual Training Conference and annual business meeting shall be held in September, October, or November in a place designated by the International Board of Directors.
The CT Chapter will provide training each quarter on matters of joint interest as expressed by the membership.