4809 Avenue N, Suite 180
Brooklyn, New York 11234
UNDERCOVER AND NARCOTICS ENFORCEMENT COURSES
1. Drug Smuggling and Hidden Compartments
This course explores the variety of hidden compartments utilized by drug dealers, smugglers, street gangs, gun runners, drug lords and organized crime. Extensive information and techniques are illustrated to detect contemporary hidden compartments in vehicles, trucks, tractor trailers, warehouses, commercial airliners, apartments, private homes, furniture and household items. Legal issues, search and seizure and money laundering techniques will be discussed. Small agencies deploying these tactics can greatly increase their budget through related asset forfeiture.
2. Major Case Narcotics Investigations
Supervisors, Special Agents, Case Investigators responsible to establish, maintain or coordinate ���major��� narcotics investigations will find this course innovative and extremely useful in preparing them for intricate major cases and problems related to major narcotics investigations.
3. Basic Narcotics Investigations
This course is designed with the entry-level narcotics investigator in mind. Explanation of terms, equipment, drug identification and buy/bust techniques are explained and practiced. Basic narcotics operations including investigating a drug complaint, investigative techniques, buy and bust, search warrants, informants and other topics will be will be learned and practiced.
4. Role of the Undercover
This course is designed to train new undercover officers and experienced undercover officers to conduct safe and efficient undercover operations and understand the roles and responsibilities of other team members so each UC operation is safely and more efficiently achieved. (Currently Presented at the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center)
5. Physical Surveillance
The Synergistic Physical Surveillance course is designed for law enforcement officers involved in the tracking and monitoring of narcotics traffickers through urban, suburban, or rural conditions for the purpose of documenting activities and potentially interdicting upon these actions. This course covers diverse terrain and a variety of conditions. There is an emphasis on adaptability and documentation. Objectives are to train a minimal force for maximum results. (Currently Presented at the Midwest Counterdrug Training Center and Northeast Counterdrug Training Center)
6. Hidden Compartments and Drug Stashes: Vehicles, Buildings, Houses, and Others
Secret hiding places have been utilized by drug traffickers and other criminals for many years. This training course is unique since it will expose hidden compartments and other hiding places on people, vehicles, trucks, businesses, residences, furniture, everyday items and other places. This is the most comprehensive training program on locating drugs and contraband. Topics covered in this class include: Drug trafficking Trends, Hidden compartment and drug stash indicators, Firearm and weapon compartments, Vehicle Aftermarket Hidden compartments, Vehicle manufacturers ���option��� compartments, Trucks, vans, passenger vehicles and a Vehicle Search System, Residential and business drug hiding places and hidden rooms, Furniture and Hidden Compartments, Overlooked hiding spots, Personal hiding spots and Body carry, Hidden and Disguised weapons and much more.
7. Search Warrants
Search warrants are an effective tool in crime-fighting and evidence gathering. Search warrants can lead to the seizure of large amounts of drugs, drug money, weapons, and other contraband. This course will teach the many ways to develop probable cause leading to obtaining a search warrant, especially in drug cases, and how to create a search warrant application and develop a comprehensive warrant in a variety of investigations.
8. Narcotics Interdiction for Patrol and other Officers
Patrol Officers and other non-narcotics personnel will learn many useful tactics and information while motivating officers to become involved in narcotics interdiction. This course will educate and empower patrol and other officers to more effectively identify and investigate narcotics violations.
9. The Role of the Narcotics Supervisor
This course is designed for supervisors of narcotics interdiction or investigation units who are responsible for the day-to-day operations. Managing buy funds, confidential informants, field teams, buy and bust operations, integrity issues and practiced in depth from a supervisory standpoint.
10. Informants and Sources: Cultivating, Managing and Deploying
Every Law Enforcement Officer must endeavor to develop information and the best way to get timely and accurate information is through the utilization of informants. Developing informants is a valuable and necessary component of all facets of law enforcement and proper management of those informants is a necessity for efficiency, success, and safety. In this course, Officer Safety is paramount! Efficient and successful techniques, tactics, and investigative innovations will be analyzed. Proper utilization, deployment and management of confidential informants will be taught. Topics include: Dynamics of Confidential Informants, Sources of Information, Cultivating Confidential Informants (CI), Successful Debriefing Techniques for CI Development, Successful Debriefing Techniques for Information Development, Tactical Cultivation of CIs, Developing/Utilizing Team Synergy, Informant Motivations, CI Management for Safety and Efficiency, Policy, Procedures and Rules, Registration Packages and Administration, Paying Informants, Cooperation Agreements, Probable Cause, CI Deployment, Infiltration, Interdiction, Investigation, Officer Safety and Security, and Legal Considerations.
11. Counterdrug Officer Safety and Survival Training (COSST)
This course is an intensive reality training program that emphasizes individual officer safety, team/unit safety, undercover officer safety and surviving imminent danger through proper tactics, planning, responses, techniques, observation, increased perception, synergistic team operations, efficient prisoner handling, controlled vehicle stops and searches, FIELD INTERVIEW�� method, non-verbal/verbal communication between officers and potential threat analysis.