NCHIDTA MCTCCNOA

Methamphetamine Investigations
Monday, August 19 - Wednesday, August 21, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Mountain View Police Department
Directions: 1000 Villa St, Mountain View, CA 94041

Download Course Flyer

Course Description:  This course is designed to equip law enforcement officers with the knowledge to conduct methamphetamine investigations involving domestic and international traffickers. The course begins with the history of methamphetamine and current trends, including a section on the international methamphetamine trade controlled by Mexican drug trafficking organizations. The main portion of the class addresses how to perform methamphetamine investigations whether the targets are international traffickers or domestic local producers and distributors. 

The conclusion of the course addresses tactical considerations and supervisory concerns; developing standard operating policy; effective courtroom testimony techniques; and developing legislation to aid enforcement. The skills taught in this class, while focused on methamphetamine, can be employed to other areas of drug enforcement as well.

Topics Included

  • Methamphetamine and transnational narcotics organizations
  • Methods required to conduct precursor/chemical diversion cases
  • Effective methamphetamine drug crime surveillance techniques
  • Undercover safety considerations for officers dealing with meth dealers/users
  • Building conspiracy and multi-jurisdictional cases
  • Drug vehicle interdiction techniques
  • Managing informants

Instructor:  Brian Sallee has 38 years of law enforcement experience with over 29 years as a narcotics detective.  Brian is currently assigned to the Meth Unit with the Albuquerque Police Department.  He is cross-commissioned with the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy as an investigator.  Brian has been qualified as an expert witness, in reference to narcotics investigations and methamphetamine labs, in New Mexico State and Federal courts.  He teaches the Clan Lab Certification course as well as Site Safety Officer course.  He designed and assisted implementation of the methamphetamine lab program for the Albuquerque Police Department.  Brian has a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Science and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice both from New Mexico State University.  Brian is co-author of the books: Narcotics Investigation:  Working and Surviving and The Methamphetamine Handbook: What You Need to Know.

When entering your name, please use proper case as it will appear on certificates of completion.

STUDENT INFORMATION * required
First Name *

Last Name *

Position/Title/Rank *

Phone Work: (include area code) *

Cell Phone: (include area code)

E-mail: *

Retype Your E-mail Address: *

Alternate / Personal Email Address: 


HIDTA TASKFORCE MEMBER
Are you a taskforce member? 
Yes No

IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

P.O.S.T. ID # or Last 4 digits of social security #  or (or N/A)

Sworn Law Enforcement Officer *
Yes  No
Non-Sworn Crime / Intelligence Analyst *
Yes  No
If other, please provide details below

 

AGENCY / ORGANIZATION
Agency/Organization Name: 


Indicate your agency type
*
Federal State Local
Military Other

Address: *

City: *

County: *

State: * 
  Zip code: *

SUPERVISOR INFORMATION
For Law Enforcement Status Verification
Full Name

Position/Title/Rank

Phone Work: (include area code)

E-mail:

 Credentials Required at Registration