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Criminal Drug Interdiction Techniques

Course length


About the course

In this 2.5 day / 20-hour course students will see firsthand how criminal patrol techniques can
yield large and small drug and other type arrests from traffic stops and other legal
contacts with people of society regardless of age, sex, race, gender or any other class
or designation. Students will learn about the growing number of drugs they may see in
their area and how to battle them. The students will learn how to put these legal
techniques into place with these types of contacts after completing the class. Students
will also learn of the incredible advanced concealment places in land vehicles that
smugglers and other people involved with drugs hide the drugs, weapons, and currency.

After attending:
Each student attending will have been provided the instruction to:
• Learn the History of contraband saturation into the U.S. and how over time the trends and patterns have shifted
• Identify legal traffic stops
• Identify the conversational questions and concealed interviews during the encounter
• Identifying indicators
• Detect that some terrorist’s networks are tied to drugs and how to stop them
• Requesting Consent legally
• Identifying search and seizure laws especially search incident to arrest, probable cause,
consent and other legal techniques
• Properly using K-9’s and the case law pertaining to their deployments
• Identify how be more officer safety conscious
• How actual search techniques should escalate
• Locating hidden contraband in very sophisticated compartments
• Identify Cover loads
• What to do after criminal activity or contraband is located
• Documenting these arrests properly
• How Controlled deliveries can develop into more arrests and the perks with them
• Recognize Escort/Decoy Vehicles and the awareness with them needed
• Identify Currency seizure procedures and how they benefit your agency….AND MORE

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