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Length: 4 days (32 hours)

Designed For: All active Sworn and Certified State or Local Law Enforcement Officers.

Prerequisites: None.

Description: This course is intended for the Drug Unit Supervisor who has been promoted into or transferred into a Supervisory Position in a Drug Unit or to a Drug Task Force. It will prepare the new supervisor to organize and manage investigations involving agents as to accountability, control, stress, informant issues, and multi-agency issues. Students will address organization, financial, personnel, political issues and problems during the course.

Objectives Covered:

  • Evidence accountability
  • Informant documentation and management
  • Undercover planning and operations
  • Surveillance operations
  • Raid execution
  • Asset forfeiture
  • Task force management
  • Legal and liability issues

Instructional Topics:

Organization & Management of a Drug Unit

  • Supervisor Issues
  • Local Law Enforcement Issues
  • Legal and Court Issues
  • Training Issues
  • Interactive Forum – What Was I Thinking When I Took This Job?

Taught by the Pennsylvania Sheriff's Association