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Covert Electronic Tracking Program

5 Training Days
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The Covert Electronic Tracking Program (CETP) is designed to give agents/officers the necessary skills to operate, install, and analyze information using the latest GPS technology and field applications. Each student will use GPS equipment to allow them the opportunity to learn how to use this technology and practice installation techniques using a wide variety of vehicle types and locations. Students will demonstrate their comprehension of the material and techniques taught in this course through a variety of field exercises with professional role players as targeted individuals. Special training will be included on live tracking of a target vehicle using advanced cellular data services from a mobile environment.


  1. 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 or law enforcement support personnel whose primary or secondary duties include working in the technical surveillance.
  2. Must have the approval of their respective agency. 
  3. Must be attending the training on agency time.

Required Training Materials


Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Electronic Law and Evidence
  • GPS Tracking Operations
  • GPs Tracking PE

Program Registration

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to 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 or call us at 1-800-743-5382.

International (non-US) personnel should email or telephone 912-261-4023.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-2702