Northeast Counterdrug Training Center

Advanced Undercover Techniques for the Narcotics Officer

This “practical scenario” training has been designed to complement and expand the one week Basic Undercover Techniques for the Narcotics Officer course. Each student will receive an unique exposure and practical application to real undercover situations in a safe and evaluated environment. Practical video training allows a student to learn in the most realistic environment without the deadly consequences of mistakes. The video recording of scenarios allows the student to visually and audibly reviews their performance along side of an experienced undercover. The scenarios are designed to progress on a crawl, walk, run degree of difficulty. The goal is to provide training to officer in an effort to make sure every undercover officer gets home to their loved ones each and every night. This training is updated with the most current and relevant information each and every time it is instructed.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Apply practical “real life” Undercover Scenarios to include most crimes undercover personnel experience in the real world. Some of the scenarios include (but not limited to):
    • Street level narcotics buys
    • In-vehicle narcotics buys
    • Middle and upper level narcotics buys
    • Street level prostitution
    • Escort prostitution
    • Outlaw motorcycle gangs
    • White supremacist
    • Murder and arson for hire

Course Length: 5 days/36 hours

Who May Attend: Undercover and Plainclothes Officers/Detectives/Agents/Supervisors assigned to Narcotics, Gangs, Intelligence, Internal Affairs, Vice, Human Trafficking, or Specialized Units

This event is offered on the following dates