A new and advanced five day training program for law enforcement officers who supervise
and participate in covert undercover investigations. The course is specifically designed
to provide officers with a comprehensive knowledge of undercover techniques and methods
they can employ to safely plan and manage covert investigations. This
program changes every year in our effort to bring you the latest information
about covert operations. All of the presenters have been involved in covert operations for many years.
Who Should Attend This Course?
This advanced training is updated annually and designed for law enforcement
officers who participate in undercover investigations. Managers who supervise such
operations will find the course particularly focused on matters relating to their day to
Why Should I Attend This Course?
Officers who participate in covert operations are not born with the talents needed to
perform effectively in undercover situations. These talents are developed from experience,
hard work and training. You will learn the techniques and tactics necessary to compliment
your present undercover experience. Many times this is what makes the difference between
success or failure and safety or injury.
Mexican Drug Cartels
Emerging Drug Trends
Undercover Risk Analysis
Undercover Training Issues
Street Level Buys and Reverses
Undercover Psychological Case Study
Recruitment and Proper Handing of Informants
Human Trafficking - Prostitution - Internet Prostitution
Investigation & Identification of Pirated/Counterfeit Items
and Their Links to Organized Crime and Terrorism
Other Topics to be Announced ! This course is only open to
law enforcement officials. Proper identification is required.
GAYLAND HAMMACK - Retired Sergeant
with 27 years with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Gayland
has worked 17 years in the field of Special Operations and has
supervised Technical Surveillance units. He has been a certified P.O.S.T.
instructor since 1987 and was the training coordinator for the Las Vegas
Metropolitan Police Department. He has been a Master-Core instructor for
the State of Nevada since 1992. He has supervised Task Forces involving
D.E.A., F.B.I., B.A.T.F., I.N.S., I.R.S. and U.S. Customs. He has
conducted investigations in a number of States, Southeast Asia and
Eastern Europe. He is considered an expert in the field of Covert
Operations, Electronic Surveillance and Money Laundering. Gayland has
provided training to Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the United
States, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary.
CHARLIE FULLER -
is a retired Special Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF).
He has 27 years of law enforcement experience with expertise in undercover,
electronic surveillance, and training. He was a Program Manager at the ATF
National Academy for six years where he was responsible for the undercover/field
operations training. Charlie is the author of The Art of Undercover: Techniques
and Survival, the complete "how to work undercover" book. He currently
presents undercover, electronic surveillance and physical surveillance training
Police Department. Dave is assigned to a special undercover
investigation for the Seattle Police Department and other Federal
agencies which has been in operation for almost a year. Dave worked a
four year deep undercover investigation and has been involved in
undercover operations for most of his 19 years of law enforcement
experience. He has designed and presents an 80 hour Basic and Advanced
Undercover School for the State of Washington and Seattle PD, where he
developed his reputation as a skilled instructor.
PAT FIELDING –
Pat is a Detective with a large Police Department in Nevada, and has over 23
years of law enforcement experience. Pat has been assigned to
several narcotics, gang and criminal intelligence units, including a
HIDTA group, FBI Task Force, DEA Methaphetamine Task Force and a
Club Drug Task Force. Pat has worked undercover for 20 years
investigating narcotics, money laundering, arms and explosives
dealers, auto theft rings and storefront operations. Pat is an
acknowledged expert in Mexican Drug Cartels.
A retired law enforcement Sergeant
with many years of investigative experience (Narcotics & Gangs). Jim is a
Retained Investigator and Anti-Piracy Trainer for the Recording Industry
Association of America and many major brand owners of intellectual properties.
Jim has trained over 8,000 local, state and federal officers and has conducted
and assisted with many piracy investigations. He is a court recognized
expert and has a 99.99% conviction rate.
Instructors to be Announced
Registration fee for
the five day training program is $495.00 per person, if pre-paid or
paid at registration. If your department has to be invoiced
after the start of the course, the tuition cost is $550.00. We
accept cash, check or Visa/MasterCard. Group discounts are
also available. Tuition cost includes the cost of the
instruction, handout materials and certificate of completion. All checks or purchase
orders must be made payable to The International Association of Undercover
Officers (IAUO). For further information, call Gayland Hammack at 702-379-5769 or Charlie Fuller at
is limited. Register early to insure your participation.