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Narcotics Officer Certificate Program

The Narcotics Officer Certificate Program (NOCP) was created to offer Arkansas law enforcement agencies the opportunity to provide specialized training to their narcotics officers, providing participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills they need to conduct basic narcotics investigations.

NOCP consists of five, three-day courses delivered once a month. Participants are required to attend all five components and pass all examinations to successfully complete the program. Core program topics include: Arkansas Drug Laws, Drug Identification and Classification, Methamphetamine, Managing Informants and Cooperative Witnesses, Search and Seizure, Investigative Techniques, Undercover Investigations, Pharmaceutical Diversion, Evidence Collection, Report Writing, Surveillance, Resources, Intelligence, Criminal Defenses, and Courtroom Testimony.

• This is a 105 hour course.
• This class earns credits in our Degree Program.
• Class hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To participate in the program, an application letter must be submitted to Dr. Cheryl May from the applicant’s Chief of Police, Sheriff, Department Head or Director. Please fax application letters to 501-565-3081.

Matt Modrak: 501-570-8060

Session XVIII - Criminal Justice Institute, Little Rock, AR
Session 1 - July 30, 2019 - August 1, 2019
Session 2 - September 3 - 5, 2019
Session 3 - October 1 - 3, 2019
Session 4 - November 5 - 7, 2019
Session 5 - December 3 - 5, 2019