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Patrol Criminal Interdiction Training Program

Acronym: 
PCITP
Length: 
2 Training Days
Locations Offered: 

Description

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.

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 whose primary duties include traffic enforcement and patrol.

Required Training Materials

None.

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Current Trends in Narcotics
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Marijuana Cultivation Investigation
  • Recognition of Clandestine Labs
  • Highway Criminal Interdiction

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

Artesia: (575) 746-5962