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Commercial Vehicle Counterterrorism Training Program (CVCTP)

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The program is designed to train law enforcement officers of the terrorist trends as it relates to commercial vehicles traveling on the Nation’s Highways and local jurisdictions and, how these vehicles are used to commit acts of terrorism, either as a weapon of mass destruction or through transportation of materials to further the cause of terrorist organizations. The CVCTP is unique in its design, recognizing that security of our highways and transportation infrastructure is accomplished by a cooperative effort of Federal, State, and Local law enforcement officers. This program is delivered with the assistance of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO).  This program is conducted as a Center Advanced Training Program and is available as an export.

Type: Advanced

Length: 3.5 class days.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to CVCTP

  • Commercial Vehicle Awareness

  • Terrorism

  • Basic Radiological and Nuclear Detection

  • Improvised Explosive Devices

  • Suicide Bomber Mitigation

  • Authentication of Identity Documents for Law Enforcement Personnel

  • Roadside Interviewing

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction

Instructors

Instructors in the Commercial Vehicle Counterterrorism Training Program (CVCTP) are current or former Federal, State, Local and Military law enforcement officers with substantial experiences as Criminal Investigators, State Troopers, Motor Carrier Enforcement Officers and Explosive Ordinance Disposal personnel, who have served in the area of commercial vehicle enforcement. In addition, instructors are also provided by the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO).

Prerequisites for Attendance

Attendance is open to Federal, State and Local law enforcement officers and agents who are assigned duties related to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicles.

Registration Information

For FLETC on-center training of this program, the Federal Agency Training Officer for your agency should contact the FLETC Training Admissions Specialist at (912) 267-2269 or via e-mail @ FLETCAdmissions@dhs.gov for program/lodging costs and availability of allocations for this training program.

State/Local Employees

Contact FLETC Office of State and Local Training at the State/Local Employee Registration Website.

National Integration Center (NIC) (formerly the Office of Grants and Training)

The Commercial Vehicle Counterterrorism Training Program (CVCTP) has been approved by the National Integration Center (NIC) (formerly the Office of Grants and Training) and is added to the list of Eligible Federal Training Courses. For more information check with your State Homeland Security Office or the NIC.

International (Non-US) Personnel

Should contact FLETC International Training and Technical Assistance at (912) 280-5353, Email: FLETC-intlrqst@dhs.gov

For Exportation

This training program can be exported to various sites around the country; with tuition costs being determined by the actual location of the training. Contact the Division Program Specialist, at email FLETC-CounterterrorismDivision@dhs.gov for specific information regarding registration and program costs.

Additional Information

Travel

Official travel days are Sunday and Friday.

Special Equipment Needs

Students will need to bring extra clothes for climbing around vehicles during inspections.

Contact Information

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
CTD / TH391 - ATTN: Program Specialist
Glynco, GA 31524
E-Mail: FLETC-CounterterrorismDivision@dhs.gov
FAX: (912) 267-3144

Training Dates

There are currently no training dates or other items within this program.