Michael Haring

Staff Sergeant, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Staff Sergeant Michael Haring has been a member of the C division of the Integrated Technological Crime Unit (ITCU) since 1999 and has been in charge of operations since 2008. Staff Sergeant Haring is a board member of NCFTA Canada.

The C division of the ITCU is responsible for computer and digital forensics for all of Quebec for federal investigations and also offers support and liaison to local police forces for specialized analysis with the RCMP Technological Crime Branch in Ottawa. In addition, the ITCU has an investigative mandate for computer crimes committed against Canadian critical infrastructure. The unit has worked several international files involving the German, French, Swiss, US, British, Belgian and Venezuelan police forces and routinely works with other police forces in Quebec and Canada, including, the Montreal police, the Sûreté du Québec and the OPP. As a member of the ITCU, Staff Sergeant Haring was the recipient of several certificates of appreciation from the FBI for work done in Cyber Investigations.

Staff Sergeant Haring has a DEC from John Abbott College, a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill and has completed training courses from the RCMP and the FBI on computing and computer intrusion.