Friday, June 14, 2024 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Is it time to go back to school? The Narc. Learn product knowledge, drug identification, current drug trends, indicators of drug activity and starting drug investigations to combat the opioid epidemic that is plaguing our nation. In today's day and age of technology, it has complicated our ability to combat the drug game. Learn the tricks of the trade. See what a narcotic transaction looks like at the low, middle, and upper level of narcotics. Instructor Rios has been a Case Agent/Detective and has done undercover work on the local, state, and federal level.When you make your motor vehicle stop narcotic seizures, you're usually making those seizures before or after the transaction. So, what happens in the middle? What does a narcotic transaction look like? What techniques can be used to climb the ladder in narcotic investigations?This class is being presented by a subject matter expert for cops that want to understand all facets of the narcotic world. Whether you're fresh out of the academy or looking for a refresher on the current drug trends, The Narc is for you. Instructor Rios will provide students techniques to combat the world of narcotics that is happening in your local jurisdictions every day. Rios teaches this course using real life videos of drug deals.Instructor Rios served his country for six years in the United States Navy. After the Navy Instructor Rios began his law enforcement career in 2010. He worked at a local police agency for 3 years as a Patrolman. During his time at that agency, Instructor Rios attended a criminal interdiction class and started doing criminal interdiction work on a major state highway. Instructor Rios went on to become a detective. In 2018, Instructor Rios was awarded Detective of the Year for his agency. Rios became a Narcotics Detective in 2014.During his time as a Narcotics Detective, Instructor Rios has been assigned to several Federal Task Forces as a Case Agent and Undercover. Instructor Rios has gained extensive experience in high level narcotic operations. He has conducted over 200 undercover operations for various local, state, and federal agencies. In 2020, Rios was named Undercover Officer of the Year by a state narcotics officers association. Instructor Rios has conducted dozens of high- level felony cases and has been the affiant on numerous TIII (Wiretap) investigations. In 2020 Instructor Rios was awarded a commendation for outstanding performance in a federal case involving major seizures of cocaine and heroin as a Case Agent. Instructor Rios is currently an instructor at two police academies, and he is an instructor for a state narcotics course. Between being a Case Agent and Undercover, Instructor Rios has seized over 900 kilograms of narcotics. He is currently an active undercover officer for a federal task force regularly conducting multi-kilo undercover deals to thwart those that wish to poison American Citizens for profit.