Street Level Narcotics

Author: R. Ellison Daren R. Ellison
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440168474
Release Date: 2009-09
Genre: Law

"More of a narcotics patrol bible, this book provides insight and know how only a very experienced dope cop could illustrate. Daren Ellison gives real world examples and situations that can help any patrolman. I found this book logically organized and enjoyable to read. It will likely become your new field patrol manual you can quickly refer to when you are hitting the streets hunting for dope." -Sean Mountjoy Deputy Sheriff Kern County Sheriff's Office For any patrolman who wants to improve his skills when dealing with drug addicts and criminals in general, "Street Level Narcotics" is a must read and should find its place in every law library and patrol squadroom across the country. With twelve years of law enforcement experience and ten years working patrol and street level dope, Daren Ellison brings a unique and unorthodox perspective when dealing with the common problems of drug related crime.

Tactics for Criminal Patrol

Author: Charles Remsberg
Publisher: Calibre Press
ISBN: 9780935878127
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Political Science

"Insider" patrol tactics you can start using right now to safely turn ordinary traffic stops into major felony arrests of drug couriers, gun traffickers and other violent criminals. Brings you step-by-step the rarely shared techniques of elite officers who are already producing spectacular results, while staying alive and legally unscathed. Once you learn the secrets of sensory pat-downs, deception detection, strategies for searches and single-officer self-defense, your vehicle stops will never again be the same.

Drug Interdiction

Author: George S. Steffen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420091779
Release Date: 2010-04-05
Genre: Law

As drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs continue to inflict untold harm upon our society, it is clear that a global initiative and an intense domestic strategy are vital to address the sophisticated drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) that are prevalent in many regions. Covering a wide array of domestic interdiction topics, Drug Interdiction: Partnerships, Legal Principles, and Investigative Methodologies for Law Enforcement, Second Edition is the most comprehensive drug interdiction book available, providing a "how-to" step-by-step guide for all law enforcement officers. Explores the gamut of interdiction scenarios Drawing on their multiple years of experience, the authors explore a range of issues that confront today’s drug interdiction officer. The book explains how to initiate specific domestic drug interdiction programs and discusses how to use business partnerships to assist law enforcement in identifying potential violators who use legitimate businesses to facilitate the drug trade. It examines consensual encounters, the use of drug canines, and interdictions involving trains, buses, airports, and rental vehicles. Wide-ranging in scope, the text also covers interdictions at hotels and those involving storage units and parcel systems. The book includes a chapter on currency seizures as well as chapters on report writing, courtroom testimony, and the role of the interdiction supervisor. Each chapter includes relevant case law that supports the protocol described. Reliable techniques, tested in the field The techniques presented in this volume are tried and true methods, utilized by the authors as part of many years of successful narcotics investigations. The unbeatable methods are deeply rooted in case law to ensure proper execution of the practices described, and admissibility in court of the evidence seized. What’s New in the Second Edition: Updated case law and case studies New information on trends, practices, and investigative techniques Every chapter updated New chapter on cloned vehicles 42 new photos, 12 new figures, increased content Learn more at Samuel Candelaria's website.

Criminal Interdiction

Author: Steven Varnell
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 9781608448197
Release Date: 2010-11
Genre: Political Science

Criminal Interdiction is a book for the patrol officer who wants to perform their profession more efficiently. Future officers, students, and the general public can learn about how and why we do certain things in this countries war on crime. The focus of interdiction has always been perceived as illegal drugs, but this is just one category in many. The name Criminal Interdiction says a lot. We can make a difference by making our communities a safer place to live. Criminal Interdiction is written by one of the most experienced interdiction officers in the country today. It is not a tell all book, but a guide we can all use to come home safely. Safety is the lead component as you will learn to quickly recognize the dangers of the people who are encountered. Be there as criminals are identified, stopped, the questions are asked, and the body language is recognized. Steve is a State Trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol. He has worked for the FHP for over 28 years. For the last 26 years, he has worked in the Patrols Contraband Interdiction Program as both an interdiction officer and a K-9 officer. He is a certified instructor for the agency in various areas. Steve was a part of FHP's interdiction pilot program which began in 1983. Almost his entire career has been involved in criminal interdiction. Although he is assigned in Florida, he has worked with and assisted the Texas DPS in the Valley, the U.S. Border Patrol and U.S. Customs Inspectors in various regions of the border in Texas and New Mexico. Steve taught as an adjunct instructor for three years for the MCTFT program through St. Petersburg College. He has taught officers in nearly every state of the union courses in highway interdiction and body language.

Street Drug Investigation

Author: Darin D. Fredrickson
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 9780398075316
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Law

This book addresses the problem of illicit drugs and their far-reaching and serious consequences that permeate all levels of American society. Following an examination of the history of drugs and alcohol in the United States, which concludes with perspectives on what can be done to reduce the demand for illicit drugs, the text provides a review of illicit drug identification. This includes all levels of narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, steroids, and cannabis as well as their description, effects, appearance, methods of ingestion, principle users, sources, and street names. Additional major topics include drug enforcement techniques, such as knock-and-talk investigations; the intelligence process; managing informants; plainclothes, undercover, and uniformed drug investigations; conspiracy investigations; investigation of clandestine drug laboratories; asset forfeiture; sources of investigation; search warrants and raid planning; report writing and courtroom testimony; and physical surveillance and surveillance photography. This book will be a valuable resource to any law enforcement professional involved in undercover, plainclothes, or uniformed investigation and whether in a small or large police department.

Advanced Patrol Tactics

Author: Michael T. Rayburn
Publisher: Looseleaf Law Publications
ISBN: 9781889031545
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Social Science

A wealth of training information that's proven, practical and straight from the street! Spans everything from tactics for shooting on the move, surviving low-light armed encounters, clearing a variety of buildings and safely handling domestic disputes to controlling the emotional elements of law enforcement work, mentally preparing for a life-and-death confrontation and surviving an unexpected off-duty encounter.

Officer s Search and Seizure Handbook

Author: John A. Stephen
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9781579119164
Release Date: 2012-09-14
Genre: Law

An indispensable, nuts-and-bolts guide on the application of the Fourth Amendment to everyday police work, Search and Seizure Handbook, is as invaluable to veteran officers as it is to officers new to the force. Inside you'll find the critical coverage you need to guide you through the potential pitfalls of nearly any investigative scenario. Expert topical coverage brings you the blackletter law and practical advice on: • Basic search and seizure principles • Practical advice on preparing and executing search warrants • Search warrant exceptions for persons, effects, etc. • Warrantless searches of automobiles • "Stop and frisk" and other investigative searches

The Tactical Edge

Author: Charles Remsberg
Publisher: Calibre Press
ISBN: 9780935878059
Release Date: 1986-01-01
Genre: Political Science

Extensive, advanced text of realistic tactical options for defeating violent offenders in life-threatening situations, including vehicle stops, domestic disturbances, armed robberies, building searches, barricaded subjects, and hostage officer crises. Addresses mental conditioning, tactical thinking and a host of special problems, whether you respond to dangerous calls alone, with a partner or as part of a tactical team. Used as a foundation for much training and for promotional exams.

Winning Court Testimony for Law Enforcement Officers

Author: Matthew Medina
Publisher: LLP
ISBN: 1608850366
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

Taking criminals off the street is only the BEGINNING of your challenge as a law enforcement professional. The nextand potentially most importantchallenge is being effective in court and winning your case. Heres the key to ensuring you are ready! Matthew Medina, a highly seasoned police professional, Assistant States Attorney and author who has appeared in court literally thousands of times, will share his courtroom wisdom to help you. Each chapter includes a helpful summary of the information covered and a collection of true & false and multiple choice review questions to solidify your understanding. This incredibly understandable, engaging (and fascinating!) look at the art and science of the court is perfect for all law enforcement professionals, from early stage officers to experienced veterans.

Evading Honesty

Author: Brandon Roberts
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1499143028
Release Date: 2014-06-24
Genre: Psychology

“From hardcore criminals concealing major crimes, to your children hiding their homework, members of the Global Counter-Smuggling Training Consultants teach you a simplified method of reading deception in your everyday lives. Through years of use in law enforcement and special operations, the Evading Honesty system has proven over and over again to be an effective tool benefiting both law enforcement and the average citizen alike. It's time you know your surroundings, who you can trust, and those who are Evading Honesty".