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Welcome to the Nevada High Intensity Drug Traffic Area (HIDTA) website. Here you will find important information about Nevada's HIDTA program including our Nevada Law Enforcement Training Program available to all of Nevada's law enforcement, links to other agencies, and general information about the program. 

Nevada HIDTA supports information sharing, prevention, training, collaboration, and coordinated law enforcement and public health strategies to reduce crime and our nation's dependence on illicit drugs. The endurance and agility of HIDTA is due to the program's Executive Board management, neutrality, flexibility, and diversity in collaboration with many community partners.

The Nevada Watch Center operation deconfliction and investigative information system is available 24/7 in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Information Network (RMIN), the Western Regional Information System (WSIN) and the Regional Information Sharing System (RISS) a nationwide intelligence system. This system is for law enforcement only. The statewide phone numbers is 1-888-294-2337, an email for questions is I strongly urge all law enforcement to use this system to ensure officer safety during plain clothes, covert operations and for case enhancing intelligence. Today's modern deconfliction systems have saved many lives across our nation.

Keith Carter, Nevada HIDTA Director

March 02-06, 2020; Monday - Friday
Subconscious Communication for Interview & Interrogation 2020
Henderson, NV - CCSDPDAt the conclusion of this training our participants will:
? Identify and overcome the three barriers the subconscious mind uses to avoid cooperation or inhibit dialogue ? Understand the basics of gathering information and the rules for detecting deception in conversation ? Utilize a 10 step interview process and a 5 step scientific interrogation process to gather information ? Understand how to successfully use question types to meet the individual needs of the listener ? Recognize the key verbal phrases that indicate deception is present and have responses to counter them  ? Learn how to match specific themes with the wants, needs, strengths and weaknesses of a suspect ? Discover how to successfully use body language for rapport building and deception detection ? Realize the importance of using their own communication skills to encourage cooperation from others ? Analyze statements more successfully and utilize affirmative tactics to solicit truthful responses ? Articulate more successfully their process to avoid court challenges and to establish reasonable suspicion ? Appreciate the need to conduct oneself ethically and professionally in gathering information from others.

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April 06-10, 2020; Monday - Friday
Interviews & Interrogations HPD
Henderson, Nevada - Henderson Police DeptCost free Nevada HIDTA training! One of our most popular classes and instructors! Nevada Law enforcement ONLY! PLEASE NOTE: Due to the limited number of seats; filling out a registration form is considered an application only. Your attendance is based on HIDTA approval. You will be notified by NV HIDTA Training if you are accepted into this ccourse. This 5-day course teaches conviction based approach interview and interrogation techniques that have been proven to increase victim and witness cooperation as well as the number of legally obtained admissions and confessions. One of our most popular courses! Helping you piece the truth together.  Presented by: Interview and Interrogation Institute  NV POST #P0010088
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Registration Closes: 4/5/2020
June 22, 2020 - Monday
Use it, Write It, Tell It: The Force Encounter Story 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada - LVMPD


This is dynamic and reality-Based training for 2020, presented by one of our most popular instructors;  David Demurjian. In light of the violence that police officers encounter on a daily basis, it's important to know how to handle the encounter, both on the street and in the courtroom. If you were fortunate enough to have attended his other course: THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF FORCE APPLICATIONS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT   (formerly titled Liability Update on  Use of Force) then you already know what a dynamic speaker he is, and more importantly the valuable, critical the information he provides is to law enforcement. This second class focuses on writing and testifying about the use of force.  Learn how to write about it, how to speak about it, how to dress for your court date. You do NOT need to have attended a prior course. There  is no prerequisite. Don't miss this opportunity!

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Registration Closes: 6/19/2020

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