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Patrol Officer Drug Investigations
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Patrol Officer Drug Investigations

Professional Law Enforcement Training

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$289.00

Course Information

Drug-related crimes are impacting every community across the United States. Law enforcement agencies devote a tremendous amount of resources to combat illegal narcotic activity.

This course will present information on basic drug identification and cutting agents for each of the major drugs. Oftentimes, criminals do not conceal the cutting agents. Up-to-date drug trends and packaging material will be discussed.

Search and seizure case law as it relates to drug investigations continuously changes. Officers will be presented with the most up to-date court rulings impacting narcotic investigations. Consent searches are the backbone of many interdiction units. Learning how to legally obtain consent can help provide solid evidence of guilt if narcotics are discovered based on the consent. Various tips and techniques will be presented during this block of instruction.

Concealment methods used by drug dealers are becoming extremely complex. Information will be presented to identify hidden compartments and common places drug dealers attempt to conceal contraband.
16 hours
15 to 40 students with 1 instructors
Law Enforcement
Drugs & Narcotics, Patrol
Beginner, Intermediate
  • This member is a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer, as vetted by their current employer.

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This course is restricted

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  • Members receive this badge when verified by their current employers as sworn officers.

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  • How is the badge earned? Members receive this badge when verified by their current employers as sworn officers.

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This course is restricted

The training provider published this course with a restriction that requires students to have the following credentials on FirstForward:


  • Members receive this badge when verified by their current employers as sworn officers.

With your current credentials, you may not purchase this training.

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Updated: 05/12/2021 2:57 AM Eastern Standard Time