Law enforcement in the United States recognizes the drug-related overdose and death epidemic affecting every state in the country. Fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, ecstasy, and combinations of these drugs supplied by illicit manufacturers have contributed to a surge of narcotic related offenses.
This course has been developed with the intent of providing law enforcement officers with problem-solving procedures that can assist agencies and organizations address the drug problems that impact their cities, counties, and states. As the drug epidemic continues to grow in intensity, police agencies will need to implement narcotics enforcement that identifies problems, selects and deploys personnel, and provides the procedural techniques needed to be successful. This course outlines the investigative methodology needed for drug enforcement.
This course is designed for patrol officers, narcotics officers, supervisors, and command personnel.