2-Day Surveillance & Covert Operations
STC Certification Number: N/A
Course Length: 16 hours
This course was
designed for Officers/Detectives assigned to Narcotics, Gangs, Vice/Human
Trafficking, or other Specialized Units. This intense two (2) day course will
provide the students with the basic skills of stationary, foot, and mobile
surveillance techniques. Surveillance is an “Art” that requires training,
discipline, and patience. Most investigations involve conducting surveillance
of individual(s) without being detected, which is why understanding and employing
proven techniques is so important. This is an excellent course for both newer
and experienced LE personnel.
Day one will consist
of classroom lecture involving proven surveillance and counter-surveillance
techniques, mobile surveillance, field operational planning, goals and
objectives of surveillance operations, decision-making, equipment preparation, proper documentation,
and how to operate in a team surveillance concept.
Additionally, the proper and legal use
of GPS tracking device along with search warrant examples for tracking devices
will be covered.
Day two will consist of mobile surveillance training scenarios, where the students will conduct surveillance on role
players. Decision making out in the field and team coordination will also be