This course is designed to teach police officers how to use search warrants as an effective tool in criminal investigations. Officers will learn how to articulate elements sufficient to establish probable cause, withstand suppression issues and decreasing potential for civil liability. This course will teach officers how to begin preparing search warrants in the early stages of an investigation. This preparation will help eliminate stress and allow officers to draft quick, detailed search warrants. Officers will learn to utilize information from confidential informants in search warrant preparations. This will further explain the proper processes for signing up an informant, establishing their credibility and documentation in investigations.
Upon completion of this course officers will be confident in their ability to prepare and safely execute professional search warrants.
Agency approval usually required before class. Most agencies request that individual officers contact their training department prior to self-registration.
Training Calendar at: http://pstc.spcollege.edu