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Criminal Drug Interdiction Techniques and Concealment Locations

Length of Seminar: 2.5 Days
Instructor: Greg Goltz

Course Overview:

Criminal patrol techniques can yield large and small drug and other type arrests from traffic stops and other legal contacts.

Participants will learn how to put these legal techniques into place with different types of contacts. They will learn about the growing number of drugs they may see in their area and how to battle them, along with the concealment locations in which smugglers and others involved with drugs hide drugs, weapons, and currency in vehicles.

Upon Completion:
Participants will be able to:

Understand the history of contraband saturation and how trends and patterns have shifted
Identify legal traffic stops
Identify the conversational questions and concealed interviews during the encounter
Detect that some terrorist networks are tied to drugs and how to stop them
Request consent legally
Identify search and seizure laws associated with arrest, probable cause, and other legal techniques
Properly use K-9s and the case law pertaining to their deployment
Identify how to be more officer safety-conscious
Know how and when to escalate search techniques
Locate hidden contraband in sophisticated compartments
Identify cover loads
Act after criminal activity or contraband is located
Properly document narcotics arrests
Develop controlled deliveries into more arrests
Recognize escort/decoy vehicles and associated awareness
Identify currency seizure procedures and how they benefit your agency




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November 29 - December 10, 2021


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