Courses

BASIC CONCEALMENT COURSE Course Outline – 8 hours

CONCEALMENT

  • Bulk Currency concealment and transportation methods
  • Introduction to Vehicular Concealed Compartment
  • Concealed Compartment National History
  • Understanding Narcotic Organizations and their methods of operating. Today’s organization are constantly changing their methods of transporting currency and narcotics
  • Recognizing verbal and physical indicators
  • Common indicators of modified vehicles
  • Standard tools that will assist in the search
  • Information on the most common currency hides in vehicles
  • Common firearms compartments
  • Currency Concealment methods in Furniture
  • Currency Concealment methods in Residences
  • Case studies on residential bulk currency seizures in residences and locations
  • Concealment methods in Commercial establishments (Grocery Stores/Bodegas)
  • Unusual Methods of concealment such as can safes, speakers, modified household items etc
FINANICAIL OPERATIONS AND THE CONCEALED TRAP INITIATIVE

Introduction to the DEA- Headquarters – Financial Operations - Trap Initiative program and how DEA can assist local officers

Introducing local officers to recognizing, collecting and documenting vital intelligence, during a currency seizure which may have been overlooked

Latest trends and intelligence on Money laundering Organization
Furthermore, this presentation will address officer safety concerns, discussing

OFFICER SAFETY
  • Counter Surveillance against law enforcement
  • RF detectors and other devices used against undercover agents/officers involved in Money laundering and other investigations
  • Hidden cameras used by organizations, which compromise enforcement actions and expose the element of surprise
  • Websites and media publications