Tactical Training for Narcotics/Vice
A Four Day Classroom and
Scenario Based Training Program
Daytona Beach, FL April 16 - 19, 2018
The Tactical Training for Undercover Teams is a
four-day (32 hours) training program focusing on the enforcement side of
undercover operations. This entry-level class is designed for narcotics
officers, patrol officers and other law enforcement personnel who
participate or assist in high-risk related operations. During this
program, students will plan and execute a series of tactical operations
to include: “buy bust” operations, “reverse” operations, undercover
rescue and vehicle
takedowns/assaults. The class will conclude in the planning and
execution of a “multi-kilo drug bust” in which the students will be
graded. This training will be especially useful to officers who
routinely support their undercover officers in responding to help the
undercover or to simply arrest the suspect. The training will also
cover the various aspects of “take downs” utilized in Vice and Human
Trafficking Operations. Students attending the class are asked to bring
gear” and “undercover” clothing.
No Weapons or Live Ammo Permitted in the Class or Practical Exercises.
Attendance is limited. Register early to insure your attendance.
Officer Safety - Risk
Management - Vehicle Assaults and Takedowns
Dynamic and Subtle Entries - Covert Operations - Common Sense/Policy
Informant Issues - Tactical Planning - Looking for the Red Flags -
Narcotics Arrests Prescription Drug Arrests - Human Trafficking Arrests
- Firearms Discipline
Operational Security - Operational Plans - Risk vs. Reward - Psyche of
Survival Public Safety Considerations - Undercover “Buy/Bust” Techniques
Tactical Equipment - Medical Equipment
Guy Daniels - Det.
Guy Daniels is a seventeen year veteran with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s
Office, with over fifteen years’ experience as a narcotics detective.
Guy started his narcotics career with street-level tactical units where
he participated in several hundred undercover operations over a
fifteen-year narcotics career. During this time, he participated in
several long-term undercover operations and was asked to join the DEA as
a task force officer. Guy is a member of the Clandestine Laboratory
Entrance Team as a certified site safety officer and is tasked with Meth
related training for the department.
In 2007, Guy started S.W.A.N. Tactical Training as an organization
specializing in narcotics based training for state and federal law
enforcement. Since 2007, Guy has developed and instructed multiple
classes related to narcotics and undercover techniques throughout the
United States for State and Federal agencies to include; the U.S. Army,
Drug Enforcement Administration, Nevada and Florida HITDA, Florida
Department of Law Enforcement, Florida Narcotics Officers Association
and the Annual Covert Operations Training Conference (Las Vegas, NV).
Det. Daniels served with the 82nd Airborne Division and participated in
combat operations in Iraq (Operations(s) Desert Shield and Desert Storm)
Chief William ”Buck” Johnson - Assistant Chief “Buck” Johnson is a twenty-five
year veteran with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) with over 21
years of Tactical and High Liability Training. Buck began his career
with Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office as patrol officer in 1993 was
selected to the JSO SWAT team and assigned to the Career Criminal Unit.
As a detective with the Career Criminal Unit, Buck was tasked with the
tracking and apprehension of fugitives and career felons. As a member of
the SWAT team, Buck held many positions to include SWAT Operator,
Sniper, Sniper Team Leader, and SWAT Team Leader.
In 2001, Buck was promoted to sergeant and returned to the Patrol
Division for a short period of time. Due to Buck’s training and
experience, he was reassigned to the Narcotics Division, as the Tactical
Narcotics Team leader. As a member of the narcotics unit, Buck was
quickly exposed to the unique and inherent dangers prevalent in
undercover operations, in addition to the lack of tactical training.
Buck identified this glaring officer safety issue and made steps to
correct it. Utilizing his SWAT training and his knowledge of tactics,
Buck Johnson and Guy Daniels began developing high-risk narcotics based
training narcotics tact teams. The tactics that were developed are still
utilized today throughout the division and have been credited with
directly saving several undercover officers lives. Chief Johnson served
with the 101st Airborne Division.
Sergeant Brad Echelberger-
Brad Echelberger is a twenty-year veteran of the Jacksonville Sheriff's
Office with ten years as a SWAT team member. During his tenure with the
sheriff’s office he’s held the following positions: Patrolman, Gang
Detective, Patrol Sergeant, and Gang Unit Sergeant. For the past ten
years Brad has been assigned to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office SWAT
team and has held several positions to include; assaulter, sniper and
Sniper Team Leader. During that time, Brad has participated on numerous
callouts, hundreds of high risk search warrants and countless other
tactical operations. Brad has trained and worked with almost every
federal law enforcement agency. Brad served in the US army with the 75th
Charlie Fuller - Retired Special Agent, Bureau of Alcohol,
Tobacco & Firearms. Charlie 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. He was
responsible for the Undercover and Field Operations Training Programs.
He is the author of The Art of Undercover: Techniques and Survival, a
complete “how to” work undercover textbook. Charlie currently presents
undercover and survival techniques and tactical training programs
nationwide and has trained over 19,000 undercover officers. He is also
the Founder and Executive Director of the International Association of
Undercover Officers. Charlie served in the US Army in Military
Training Site and Registrations Info
will be held at the Daytona Beach Police Department Training, 129 Valor
Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Classes will be held daily, Monday
through Thursday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
The registration fee for the four-day training program is $475.00 per
person. We accept cash, check or Visa/MasterCard/Amex. Group discounts
are available. Tuition cost includes the cost of the instruction,
handout materials and certificate of completion. Registration fee also
includes one-year complimentary membership in The International
Association of Undercover Officers. All checks or purchase orders must
be made payable to The International Association of Undercover Officers
(IAUO), and mailed to IAUO, 142 Banks Drive, Brunswick, GA 31523-6205.
Attendance is limited. Register early to ensure you attendance.
For information call Charlie at 912-242-6000 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Students should make their own lodging arrangements.
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