Surveillance Techniques (Lecture)
STC Certification Number: 5291-071805
Course Length: 8 hours
This course is important for Probation Staff
working the field and any LE member assigned to special operations. Due to the
AB 109 Realignment, more agencies are involved in proactive enforcement and
surveillance plays an important role. Surveillance is an “Art”
that requires training, discipline, and patience.
This course will cover basic surveillance &
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. When agencies are involved in proactive enforcement surveillance
plays a critical role. Without the proper training, use of safe and proven
techniques and hands on experience, officer safety and the success of a surveillance operation
can be in jeopardy.