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ADVANCED NARCOTICS INVESTIGATIONS


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Length: 5 Days (40 Hours)

Designed For:  All active sworn and certified Federal, State and Local LEA.

Prerequisites: Must be currently assigned to Narcotic/Vice Investigation Units/Teams or Task Force and who have written affidavits for search warrants, worked with informants, conducted surveillance, made arrests and provided expert testimony regarding narcotic/vice violations.

OR

Within one year of the date of class, previously been assigned to a Narcotic/Vice Unit/Team or Task Force and have written affidavits for search warrant, conducted surveillance, made arrests and provided expert testimony regarding narcotic/vice violations.

OR

A Supervisor who is assigned to a Narcotic/Vice Unit/Team or Task Force for at least 1 year, prior to the date of the class, and who has supervised officers who have written affidavits for search warrants, conducted surveillance, made arrests and provided expert testimony.

OR

Be a Prosecutor who is presently assigned to a Narcotics Unit/Taskforce or whose “Case Load” is primarily the prosecution of Drug Cases.

Description: This course enhances the ability of the investigator so he can successfully conduct a major investigation. Develops the whole of government concept, legally acquired court order electronic surveillances and intercepts (T-3) and why they should coordinate with Federal, State, and local agencies as well as prosecutors in order to ensure successful prosecutions. The course also covers investigations of narco-terrorism and transnational organized crime (TOC) activities.   The techniques learned in this course are designed to disrupt the flow of precursor chemicals, materials and illicit finance activities that support illegal drug production.

Course Objectives:

  • Sources of Information
  • Informant Development, Handling, Documentation
  • Multi-agency Investigations, M.O.U.’s
  • Major Investigation Plans
  • Undercover Operations
  • Case Management
  • T-3 Electronic Surveillance & Wiretaps
  • Practical Exercises

Taught by Mick Mollica, L.E.A.R.N. Associates