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Raid Executions on Clandestine Labs Environment and Response to Household Chemical Explosives and Detonators

Hours: 16
Tuition: $195

Program Information:

This 16 hour informational / tactical application course is designed for all law enforcement; patrol, narcotic, gang, high risk warrant units, swat, bomb technicians and all fire department personnel.  The participants will recognize the elements of clandestine laboratory dangers and hazards, the methods of production of different types of drugs along with improvised apparatus and household chemicals used for synthesizing process.  In addition, the participants will learn what household chemicals and products are used in the manufacturing of booby traps, improvised explosives and detonators deployed by laboratory operators.  Several scientific experiments will be conducted to demonstrate the reaction of household chemical products, and what detrimental health effects they may possibly have on first responder personnel.  Participants will then conduct tactical raids and negotiate through a clandestine laboratory environment.  This exercise is designed to identify the type of laboratory method of production being utilized, and what counter measures to employ to locate improvised booby traps.  This will assist participants in executing a safe and successful raid on the clandestine laboratory environment.

Topics Include:

  • Tactical response considerations

  • Protocols to follow upon accidental discovery of clandestine laboratory

  • Risk Assessment

  • Threats & Physical dangers that exist in an operational / non-operational laboratory

  • Chemicals used in production process

  • Carcinogenic detrimental health effects from exposure

  • Booby traps, improvised explosives and detonators

  • Safety equipment

  • Chemical emergencies and first aid

  • Decontamination procedures 

  • Civil liabilities to department and personnel

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

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