Increasing the Safety of America's Citizens
by reducing drug-related crime and violence.


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 many other agencies, and general information about Nevada HIDTA's programs. 

Nevada HIDTA supports coordinated law enforcement strategies which maximize the use of available resources to reduce drug and gang related crime through enforcement, intelligence, prevention and training of officers and agents. The endurance of HIDTA due to innovation, neutrality, flexibility, and diversity in collaboration with our many community partners.

The Nevada Watch Center operation and intelligence deconfliction 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

October 22-24, 2019; Tuesday - Thursday
Undercover Techniques and Scenario Training
Las Vegas, NV - LVMPD HQ

This is an 24-hour class covering basic undercover operative operations and assignments. Instructor: Retired LVMPD detective Joe Panullo.

Topics will include:

  • Case Law pertaining to Entrapment & Outrageous Government Conduct

  • Duties of an undercover, case agent & supervisor reference UC operations

  • Selecting an undercover identity

  • Carrying weapons during undercover operations

  • Red Flags & Hazards pertaining to undercover work

  • Surveillance and covering a UC operation

  • Potential problems you may encounter during a UC operation

  • Understanding the toll and preparing your family for you working UC

  • Utilizing Confidential Informants

  • Using flash rolls and the cautions to take when using them

  • How to run a successful undercover operation

  • How to conduct a bust out when ending a buy program

  • Applying real life stories and examples of the do’s and don’ts of UC work

FREE Training through NV HIDTA
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Waiting List Registration
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Registration Closes: 10/18/2019
October 28-November 01, 2019; Monday - Friday
Interviews & Interrogations
Reno, Nevada - RPSTC Reno NVCost 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: 10/25/2019

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