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Confidential Source Development

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A one day (8 hour) training program designed for law enforcement investigators, criminal interdiction officers, and supervisors participating in Narcotics Investigations.  The curriculum will explain the differences, strengths, and weaknesses of different types of Confidential Sources that are utilized in high profile investigations.  These types will include Sources of Information, Defendant Sources, Mercenary Sources and concerned Citizens.  The program will provide the best practices when dealing and working Confidential Sources to protect the integrity of the investigation as well as the investigator. The instructors will provide guidance on how to recruit and develop these sources of information.  Investigators will also learn techniques on how to properly debrief these sources and subsequently document this information in written debriefing reports.

Course topics include:  
  • Different types of Confidential Sources
  • How to properly debrief these sources
  • Best practices when working CS
  • Information to be disclosed during the prosecution phase
  • How to recruit and develop these sources

Agency approval usually required before classMost agencies request that individual officers contact their training department prior to self-registration.

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Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Allstate Center

Thomas Gordon 



Please read:  "This class is NOT Trust Fund eligible"

Class Price: 


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/8/2020 - 4/8/2020 Weekly - Wed 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM St. Petersburg, Allstate Center  Map, Room: AC-AC219 Thomas Gordon 

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