Address issues commonly encountered by officers during criminal interdiction situations. Review the basic legal aspects concerning search and seizure, types of legal searches, including traffic stops and in-depth vehicle searches, and common concealment methods and detection practices. Learn about pre-search objectives, officer safety, and the common pitfalls associated with vehicle contraband searches. Recognize after-market hidden compartments, contraband concealed in container trucks, and electronically hidden compartments.
This 24 hour course was designed for law enforcement officers who are patrolling major highways, city streets in all parts of their communities, including all rural areas.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: * Explain the criminal interdiction concept * Explain basic legal aspects concerning search and seizure * Apply effective search and seizure methods * Discuss methods suspects use to defeat law enforcement * Examine a comprehensive perspective of contraband concealment