Drug Enforcement Investigations Course

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

The Drug Enforcement Investigations Course is taught through lectures, case studies, and practical exercises. The class affords students the opportunity to learn how to conduct investigations regarding criminal drug activity. Upon completion of the course, students will be familiar with initiating a drug investigation, Georgia and federal laws regarding drug violations, investigative methods, drug endangered children, search warrants and affidavits, developing and managing informants, clandestine labs, operations planning, and drug enforcement concerns.

** STUDENTS:  Please review Special Notes information below! **

Prerequisites

Students must have completed one of the following: Search and Seizure for Law Enforcement, Search Warrants and Affidavits: Advanced, Criminal Procedure, or the equivalent of one the those courses.

Who Should Attend

The following officers should attend the Drug Enforcement Investigations Course: Officers assigned to narcotics, vice, or other specialized units involved in the investigation of ongoing criminal drug activity or those seeking advancement to such units.

Special Notes

Students are encouraged to bring a laptop to class for taking notes and completing assignments. This class will fulfill the requirement of Introduction to Drug Enforcement for the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council Narcotics Investigator Certification.

** ALL FIREARMS ARE PROHIBITED from the Drug Enforcement Investigations classroom and all practical and performance exercises and examinations.  **

** Students should bring casual street attire to be worn during class and activities, typical of undercover operations. **

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
09/16/2024 09/20/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
12/09/2024 12/13/2024 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
01/27/2025 01/31/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
03/24/2025 03/28/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
05/12/2025 05/16/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
09/01/2025 09/05/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
11/03/2025 11/07/2025 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon