|Criminal & Drug Interdiction|
Course DescriptionThis course is designed for those working Interdiction in Airports, Bus Stations, Amtrak Stations, Package and Freight locations, HIghways, Hotel/Motel, Storage Units and for K-9 Handlers. After attending this seminar, an individual officer/agent will be totally prepared to begin work at any interdiction assignment. Also covered in this course are the basics of setting up an office, selecting personnel and organizing a task force. There will be an emphasis placed on Case Law and the legalities of both Consensual Searches and Detentions, Search Warrants, Courier Characteristics, Civil Liability and Interviewing are all topics discussed in depth.
Participants will be able to understand the fundamental and technical tactics, terminology, and problem areas of interdiction stops. Instruction will show the need to understand the relationship of interdiction stops to the fourth amendment. Students will obtain a working knowledge of the case law pertaining to vehicle stops and searches. The investigative procedures involved in suspect/defendant interviews will be emphasized. Vehicle content analysis, hidden compartments, document warrants, controlled deliveries of contraband, asset seizures, case debriefs, preparing reports and court testimony will be accentuated.