Midwest Counterdrug Training Center
Registration is restricted to sworn law enforcement personnel working on the roadways.
There is no cost to attend this training.
This course will provide Domestic Highway Enforcement (DHE) personnel the skill set necessary to recognize the criminal element within the interior Transportation Industry and Transnational Organizations. Attendees will be introduced to the National Seizure System (NSS) and the El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC) and taught how to utilize them to gain intelligence as well as network with other counter smuggling personnel.
At the completion of this course, the student will successfully achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information presented during class and practical exercises:
Explain in detail the transportation industry, how it operates and what would be considered “Operating to Industry Standard”
Understand legal and safety considerations in dealing with CMV’s
Understand types of criminal enterprises that hide within the industry and how they operate
Identifying major drug corridors
Properly identify and analyze required commercial motor vehicle documentation, paperwork and log books
How to properly interview the commercial motor vehicle driver (Hands on)
Identify anomalies that exist within the CMV industry when criminal activity may be present
Understand and demonstrate proper CMV search techniques as well as locate hidden compartments in commercial motor vehicles (Hands on)
Recognize and identify improperly packaged or marked freight. How to verify freight (Hands on)
Understand the importance of complete and thorough report writing
National Seizure Reporting System /EPIC access. How to gain other intelligence roadside
Group scenario/search practical skills exercises (Hands on)
Cargo tank presentation, The Terrorist, Human Trafficking and Criminal threat (Hands on)
Commercial Vehicle Interdiction is a 3 day (24 hour) course.
There are no prerequisites to attend this course.