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Traffic Patrol/Drug Interdiction

Course Number: CR-508
Course Length: 2 Days (16 Hours)

This workshop trains police officers to detect, investigate and arrest those persons who are trafficking illegal drugs and drug money upon the highways. This program is designed for the patrol officer who is assigned traffic and preventative patrol duties. Applicants for this course must be sworn law enforcement officers.

The course curriculum includes the following:

  1. Overview of Illicit Drug Traffic
  2. Concept of Criminal Patrol
  3. Search Techniques
  4. Criminal Patrol Procedures
  5. Roadside Interviews and/or Interrogations
  6. Physical Evidence Detection and Collection
  7. Note Taking and Report Writing
  8. Drug Recognition and Packaging
  9. Officer Safety Issues

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