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Narcotics Investigations

Early (3 Months Left) $225.00 ENDS JULY 21
Regular $250.00 ENDS SEPTEMBER 21
Late $275.00 ENDS OCTOBER 21

Location: Online
Dates: October 21, 2024 - October 22, 2024
Times: 10:00AM - 2:00PM MDT
Fee: $225.00

Course Description
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Develop the Skills and Knowledge Needed to Conduct a Narcotics Investigation

Course Overview

Conducting narcotics investigations presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities for law enforcement personnel.  These challenges and opportunities demand new skill sets to evolve with the ever-changing world of drug culture.  This course will provide the student with the knowledge and skill set to conduct a controlled narcotics purchase successfully and safely.  This course will empower the student with the ability to effectively write various search warrants based on the criminal activity being directly seen during current narcotics investigators.

This course will provide law enforcement personnel with an accelerated introduction to the constantly evolving dynamics of narcotics investigations.  Students will explore unconventional investigative techniques and learn the “Best Practices” employed to conduct these dangerous operations safely.  This course will emphasize learning by doing activities involving actual and relevant case examples of controlled buys of narcotics and search warrants. No prior knowledge of narcotics training is required.

Who Should Attend
This class is designed for any active law enforcement personnel, support staff, or administrative assistants.  Prior experience is not required. 


Day One

  1. Controlled Substance – Identifying and understanding narcotics.
  2. How much does that weigh?  - Common weights of narcotics and street slang. Possession versus Distribution.
  3. Search Warrants -Every keyboard has probable cause.
  4. Lego Blocks – Building a strong investigative foundation  
  5. Controlled Buys - What is it and how can it benefit you?

Day Two

  1. Controlled Buys – Undercover #1 and the Bandit
  2. Understanding the Pre-Deal, Deal, and Post Deal – Why the little things matter
  3. Evidence? Collection Methods
  4. Post Controlled Buy – Building the network and preparing all your cases as if you are going to trial?
  5. Conspiracy Counts – Doing more with less
  6. Post Arrest - Keep the cases coming…