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Criminal Patrol Drug Enforcement

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Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020
Ends On: Friday, April 17, 2020
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Instructor Location:
Decatur - Richland
1 College Park
Decatur, IL 62521
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Instructor: Ed Delmore
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $0
This training covers the following mandates:
Civil Rights, Constitutional Use of Authority and Procedural Justice
Meets the following mandated training requirements: Civil Rights, Constitutional Authority, & Procedural Justice
Instructor:  Chief Ed Delmore, Gulf Shores, Alabama Police Department.  Chief Ed Delmore has been a police officer since 1982. He has served as a patrol officer, undercover narcotics investigator, patrol sergeant, watch commander, deputy chief, and chief of police. For several years he was the working commander of the most successful city criminal interdiction unit in the State of Illinois. He currently serves as the Chief of Police in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Gulf Shores is an island resort community in the Gulf of Mexico. Ed earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree from Southwestern Illinois College, a Bachelor's Degree from Western Illinois University, and a Master’s Degree from Webster University. He is a graduate of the Administrative Officer's Course at the University of Louisville's Southern Police Institute and also of the FBI National Academy (Session 205). He has seized millions of dollars in illicit drugs and drug currency and has taught thousands of police officers throughout the United States about criminal interdiction. Married to a crime fighter, his wife Ann has been a police officer since 1988.
This fast-paced course is intended for patrol officers and supervisors who want to become more effective in detecting and arresting criminals operating motor vehicles including drug users, drug traffickers, fugitives and gang members. In addition, the workshop provides the latest intelligence information about the movements and activities of suspected terrorists in the United States.  The training focuses on objective criteria for criminal interdiction and not so-called profiling techniques. This program has been approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the United States Department of Justice.
Topics Covered in this Seminar:
Criminal Patrol Procedures Detecting Deception
Officer Safety Arrest Tactics
Current Patterns and Trends Concealment Areas
Roadside Interviews Informant Development
Terrorist Organizations International Driving Permit
Resident Aliens & SSN Documents Criminal Activity & Financing
Criminal Patrol Procedures - The student will list and discuss the techniques of observation, patrol, traffic enforcement and the detection, identification and the development of reasonable suspicion and probable cause using Objective Criteria, to apprehend felonious criminals traveling the streets and highways transporting illegal drugs and contraband.
Officer Safety - The student will identify the roles of the contact and cover officer in making a professional traffic stop of a suspected drug transporter. The student will outline the proper vehicle positioning and officer approach, safety and search techniques that place him or her at a tactical advantage.
Current Patterns and Trends - The student will outline and discuss the magnitude of drug use and illicit drug traffic. They will identify drug flow patterns with particular emphasis on drug couriers and transporters.
Roadside Interviews - Practical exercises will be used in this area to identify and use the basic techniques of roadside interview and interrogation, observation and awareness techniques, recognition of body language that may include criminal activity and informant development, as it applies to the duties and activities of the patrol officer.
Detecting Deception - The student will be given information that will allow him or her to detect deception in drug couriers, actions, answers, body language, and vehicle usage that will establish reasonable suspicion and probable cause for arrest.
Arrest Tactics - Given an outline and demonstration, the student will utilize proper arrest and control techniques on a suspected drug courier with emphasis on personal safety.
Concealment Areas - The student will identify and explore the techniques of locating contraband within vehicles. They will identify hidden compartments in vehicles that exist naturally and those that have been altered or constructed by drug smugglers.
Informant Development - The student will discuss the techniques of informant development.
Who Should Attend: Patrol officers, supervisors and F.T.O.'s who want to become more effective in detecting and arresting criminals operating motor vehicles should attend this program which has been approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the United States Department of Justice.
To Register: Email registration to You may also fill out and submit our online registration form through the website at or call 217-726-7014 to register by phone (be sure to include all pertinent information). MTU #10 local member department officers will be given registration preference until seven days prior to the date of class. After that date, registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, regardless of MTU status. We cannot accept registrations from individual officers. All registrations must go through your Chief, Sheriff, or department training office, even if you are attending class on your own time.

Cancellation: If a class must be canceled for any reason, every effort will be made to do so at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. However, there are circumstances where last minute cancellation is out of our control. All officers who have been registered for training will be contacted at the email address given at registration, so please be sure to provide an email address which is checked often