Solving Crime Trends with Electronic Stakeouts: Tracking & Apprehending Criminals

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Event Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
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Total Hours: 
Greater Metro
Host Agency/Training Location: 
Thornton Police Department
Contact Info: 
Chris Fusetti 720-977-5079 or
Lt. Travis Martinez

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This highly interactive, hands-on course focuses on addressing your agencies crime trends through the use of electronic stakeout equipment. Students will learn the latest practices for deploying “bait” property in a manner to specifically address crime trends in their communities. This is an excellent course for agencies currently using or considering GPS “bait” programs. This course is designed for Officers, Supervisors, Inves-tigators and Administrators. Students will gain a thorough understanding of implementing cost-saving and effective electronic stakeout programs to use as a “force multiplier” in the apprehension of criminals. Students are encouraged to bring their laptops or tablets for GPS activation scenarios.

- Establishing electronic stakeouts - Addressing property and violent crime
- Targeting career criminals - Enhancing community policing
- Various tracking techniques - Lessons learned
- Legal issues - Electronic stakeout as a force multiplier
- Review case studies - Utilizing crime analysis
- Engaging volunteers - Website updating

INSTRUCTOR: Lieutenant Travis Martinez, a 19-years veteran of the Redlands Police
Department, currently commands the Investigations/Narcotics/Gangs/Community
Policing/Air Support and Forensics units. Lt. Martinez’ implementation of electronic
stakeout programs, have resulted in 59 arrests for robbery, burglary, bike and metal theft. Lt. Martinez brings contemporary experience, successes and lessons learned into the classroom for a dynamic, real- world learning environment.

Training Location:     Thornton Police Department
                                   9551 Civic Center Drive
                                   Thornton, CO 80229

To register email or call 720-977-5079


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