The Patrol Criminal Interdiction Training Program (PCITP) is designed for officers seeking to enhance their criminal patrol mission. From identifying initial indicators of criminal activity to conducting effective roadside interviews, this program will change the way officers conduct their traffic stops. In addition to criminal indicators and roadside interviewing, other topics include: obtaining valid consent to search, officer safety and legal issues related to advanced criminal patrol. This class is modeled for those officers whose primary duties include traffic enforcement and patrol.
Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws whose primary duties include traffic enforcement and patrol.
Required Training Materials
- Current Trends in Narcotics
- Drugs of Abuse
- Marijuana Cultivation Investigation
- Recognition of Clandestine Labs
- Highway Criminal Interdiction
- Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training. If you do not know your agency representative you may contact: FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov for assistance.
- State, local and tribal officers requesting training should apply online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov
- International (non-US) personnel should email FLETCemail@example.com or telephone 912-261-4023.
Program Contact Info
Artesia: (575) 746-5962