DRUG INVESTIGATIONS

Marijuana Indoor Grow Investigations

Provide students with basic investigative techniques and familiarization of indoor marijuana trends. 

After taking this training, students will be able to:

  • Locate, identify and investigate suspected indoor              grow operations.
  • Describe and report on indoor grow operations.
  • Locate and identify equipment and safety issues.​​​

Marijuana Outdoor Grow Investigations
Signs of an outdoor grow operation and investigative techniques.

After taking this training, students will be able to:

  • Investigate outdoor grow operations and safety issues.
  • Describe and implement techniques for investigating outdoor grow operations.
  • Define aerial marijuana spotting techniques.


Use of Drug Informants
Identify standards, manage and document informants.

After taking this training, students will be able to:

  • Identify the types of informants
  • Motivational factors of informants
  • Risks and benefits of using informants


Narcotic Operational Planning  
How to plan, brief, high-risk operations. Achieving the tactical edge with proper planning and mindset.

After taking this training, students will be able to:

  • Describe the planning of a high-risk operation
  • Utilizing DARTS/DICE, USPS, Public Service, Social Media, HIDTA Deconfliction
  • Conduct a successful briefing of narcotic operations. Surveillance, buys, arrests, search warrants
  • Identify the seriousness and danger involved in narcotic tactical operation and the proper mindset
  • Identify supervisors and participants responsibility to minimize the liability of any operation