Midwest Counterdrug Training Center

Drug Unit Supervisor
Monday, November 28 - Friday, December 2, 2022
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Midwest Counterdrug Training Center
Directions: 7105 NW 70th Ave, Johnston, IA 50131

Limited No Cost Lodging Available

This course is restricted to US military law enforcement personnel along with other local, state, and federal civilian law enforcement employees to include criminal analysts, and corrections officers.

There is no cost to attend this training.

Course Description
This course is designed to emphasize the fundamental policy, leadership skills, and legal principles necessary to acquire proficiency in directing the efforts of a proactive drug enforcement unit. This course will present fundamental and advanced supervisory concepts, strategies, and techniques in policy, leadership, and legal principles. This course provides an ethics based approach to leadership and management principles in drug law enforcement and includes leadership skills development as well as the day-to-day management of a drug unit or task force. Practical scenarios will be used to help aid the learning process. This course will provide an update on all recent counter-narcotics related U.S. Supreme Court decisions and other pertinent decisions handed down by U.S. Circuit Courts.

Topics Included

-Management of a drug unit
-Drug recognition
-Current local and national drug trends
-The role of transnational criminal organizations (TCO) in the domestic drug trade
-Critical tasks for drug unit supervisors
-Development of agency standard operating procedures (SOP)
-Drug unit field operations
-Violence and risk management in undercover (UC) operations
-Buy Money management
-Memorandum of Understanding creation
-Documentation of unit progress and setbacks
-Leadership skills development
-Legal aspects of conducting drug investigations

Course Length
Drug Unit Supervisor is a 5 day (40 hour) course.

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

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Are you currently a member of the US Armed Forces (Active, Reserve, Guard, or Auxiliary)?*

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