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Electronic Surveillance (Wiretap)

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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 San Francisco or the Bay Area, please go to www.nchidta.org To register for courses at LA Clear or in Ontario, please go to www.lacleartraining.org For any other locations, please contact Tricia Nelson for registration information.
Contact ATC: 
For further information contact Tricia Nelson at the ATC at (916) 464-5667.

Schedule of Classes:

Location Date(s)sort ascending
San Francisco November 20, 2015
San Francisco May 5, 2016
Ontario May 17, 2016
Ontario March 22, 2016
San Francisco June 15, 2016
LA CLEAR June 14, 2016
San Francisco January 6, 2016
LA CLEAR January 19, 2016
San Francisco February 26, 2016
Monterey February 17, 2016
LA CLEAR February 16, 2016
Riverside December 9, 2015
LA CLEAR December 8, 2015
San Francisco December 14, 2015
Santa Rosa April 6, 2016
LA CLEAR April 19, 2016

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