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Electronic Surveillance (Wiretap)

Class #: 
22020
Class Description: 
This 8-hour course is for peace officers and qualified individuals assigned to intercept and record wire communications ("wiretaps"). This class covers the legal basis for California wiretap operations as well as the practical and tactical aspects of operating and monitoring a wiretap. Penal Code Section 629.94 requires successful completion of this course before seeking authorization for, or participating in, wiretap operations.
Who Should Attend: 
Qualified individuals assigned to investigate narcotics, murder, solicitation to commit murder, gangs, bombing of public or private property, aggravated kidnapping, or conspiracy to commit any of those crimes, and who will be involved in a court-authorized state wiretap.
Class Objectives: 
Upon completion of this course and a written examination, students are certified by the Office of the Attorney General of the State of California to participate in wire intercept operations.
Class Outline: 
  • General Legal Issues
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Pen Registers
  • Minimization Requirements
  • Preparing the Application
  • Obtaining the Order
  • Audio Minimization Exercise
  • Wire Room Procedures
  • Written Examination
More Information: 
To register for courses in Northern California, please go to www.nchidta.org To register for courses in Los Angeles, please go to www.lacleartraining.org
Contact ATC: 
For further information contact Tricia Nelson at the ATC at (916) 464-5667.

Schedule of Classes:

Locationsort ascending Date(s)
San Francisco June 2, 2014
San Francisco April 14, 2014
San Francisco May 12, 2014
LA CLEAR May 13, 2014
LA CLEAR June 17, 2014
LA CLEAR March 25, 2014
LA CLEAR April 15, 2014

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