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Commercial Vehicle Counterterrorism Training Program

Acronym: 
CVCTP
Length: 
4 Training Days
Locations Offered: 

Description

The Commercial Vehicle Counterterrorism Training Program (CVCTP) 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 available as an export.

Prerequisites

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 who are assigned duties related to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicles. Those personnel that are assigned duties related to enforcement of commercial motor vehicles who are not sworn law enforcement officers may attend if the student(s) are sponsored by a federal, state, local, or tribal law enforcement agency.

Required Training Materials

None.

Program Syllabus/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

Program Registration

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-267-3344. 

State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email stateandlocaltraining@dhs.gov or call us at 1-800-743-5382.

International (non-US) personnel should email FLETC-intlrqst@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-261-4023.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-3587
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8337