The Drug Endangered Children Investigations Training Program (DECITP) is designed to give the investigator the tools necessary to collect, preserve and present evidence to the prosecutor to prove the crime of felony child abuse and neglect. Drug Endangered Children investigations falls under the purview of a federal mandate and drug strategy from the Office of National Drug Control Policy. This program includes such topics as recognizing the evidence of a crime, the collection and preservation of evidence, understanding the careful methodology required for forensic interviews of children, presenting judicial authorities with the specific components required to obtain a search/arrest warrant and completing concise literary documentation or reports to substantiate child abuse in a drug environment.
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 prosecutors and social workers whose duties include investigations relating to drug endangered children.
Required Training Materials
- Drug Endangered Children Investigations
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-743-5382.
International (non-US) personnel should email FLETCemail@example.com or telephone 912-261-4023.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 554-4828
Artesia: (575) 746-5962
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8336