January 11, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
*DCJS CREDIT HOURS*
About the Course:
This course is intended to give police officers a clear understanding of what it means to be an effective criminal interdiction officer. The instructor, Sergeant Kenny Williams, will break down piece by piece the tactics and mindset utilized by proactive police officers. The course covers the importance of vehicle selection for a pre-textual stop and will go through how and why he chooses specific vehicles. Having this knowledge will save countless hours of trial and error. “Interdiction Mastermind,” will also cover why criminals join criminal enterprises, common drug routes, body language, deceptive behavior, and common-sense approaches to understanding reasonable suspicion. Moreover, Williams will discuss effective demeanor and language to be utilized by officers during their interaction with potential offenders.
The course includes several video clips from Williams’ actual stops, in order to show and explain exactly what he found suspicious. Williams will also be answering any questions that are posed, offering his successful perspective on the topic. The amount of understanding and confidence officers will take away after the completion of the course will serve to be invaluable. Police officer’s nationwide have gained knowledge from watching Kenny Williams’ motor vehicle stops on video, and now have the opportunity to learn from him firsthand. This really is a rare opportunity to be a part of training that is unlike any other.
Instructor Sergeant Kenny Williams is one of the country’s leading experts in criminal vehicle interdiction. Sergeant Williams began his career in 2007, and currently works as a full time K9 interdiction officer. Williams has been personally responsible for the seizure of over 4 million dollars cash, several hundred pounds of illicit narcotics, and well over a ton of Marijuana. Williams has received countless awards for his work from numerous organizations and has established a national reputation. Williams is a fully certified EPIC and DIAP instructor.
Venue: Ranson, WV