- Buyin' Dope $399
Blackbird’s course Buyin’ Dope is designed for law enforcement officers and supervisors that work in undercover capacities buying illegal drugs, guns, stolen property and other contraband. Blackbird instructors are veterans of thousands of undercover operations and this class will focus solely on the actual task of the undercover buy. We will focus on the operational details of the undercover buy that could be the difference between life and death for the undercover. We will conduct real world operational debriefs of undercover cases. As with all Blackbird courses, the emphasis of the classroom will prepare the attendees for the real-world style practical scenarios incorporated in this class. Buyin’ Dope will consist of approximately 8 hours of classroom training and 16 hours of practical exercises.
- Physical Surveillance Operations $495
Blackbird’s Physical Surveillance Operations class is designed for criminal investigative personnel assigned to duties that require surveillance. This class is for all levels of experience from beginner to advanced supervisory personnel to learn or hone their skills in the craft of covert observation. Physical Surveillance Operations will focus heavily on the team aspect of the surveillance operation from goal-oriented planning of the ops to the actual surveillance to the post operation documentation and reporting. Blackbird instructors will cover platform surveillance, stationary and mobile vehicle surveillance, foot surveillance and the use of modern technologies to supplement the physical surveillance. Students that attend this class will benefit from Blackbird’s “learn while we work” philosophy. Each surveillance practical scenario will be debriefed and critiqued by the instructors and the class members.
- The Take Down $495
Blackbird’s Course “The Takedown” is a class designed for cops and supervisors who regularly participate in arrests and apprehensions at the culmination of drug, fugitive, and other criminal investigations that involve pre-planned arrest operations. Blackbird instructors will cover everything from operational planning, equipment, personnel selection, and execution of The Takedown. This course includes the bulk of the content of Blackbird’s course “Vehicle Involved Arrests”. For those interested specifically in a class that focuses on vehicle takedowns, please look at our link to the Vehicle Involved Arrests course. This is a 5-day 40 hour course. There will be class portions of this class totaling 12-15 hours and the remaining hours will be spent on practical exercise, instruction, walk throughs and training speed execution.
- Vehicle Involved Arrests $375
Blackbird’s Vehicle Involved Arrest course is designed for drug enforcement and specialty unit personnel that have tactical and arrest responsibilities in addition to their investigative responsibilities. This course will focus on specialty unit operations involving vehicle takedowns in arrest situations.