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Managing Informants and Cooperative Witnesses


DATE/TIME: see below

LOCATION: see below         ***SPACE IS LIMITED***

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Police informants and witnesses can be vital to solving cases, building relationships with those who live in high crime areas, and infiltrating crime circles.  Proper training is imperative for officers who will interview witnesses who are cooperative. Managing Informants and Cooperative Witnesses will deal specifically with recruitment, documentation, motives, control, legal issues, pitfalls to avoid and other pertinent issues regarding confidential informants and cooperating witnesses.  The supervisor's responsibility in the utilization of informants by his or her subordinates will also be discussed.  This course is designed for supervisors, detectives, and all certified law enforcement officers in who deal with informants and witnesses. This course begins at 9:00 A.M. and concludes at 4:00 P.M.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon the completion of this training the student will:

INSTRUCTOR BIO:  Lieutenant Jeff L. Hagar
Lieutenant Jeff L. Hagar has been with the Sherwood Police Department for 17 years and is currently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division.  Lieutenant Hagar is responsible for overseeing all investigations at the Sherwood Police Department.  He is also a member of the Sherwood Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics Team where he is the Team Leader.  In his 16 years on SWAT he has worked on the entry team and Sniper team.  He also has 23 years of experience with the United States Air Force.

He is currently a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air National Guard, where he is the Security Forces Manager for the 189th Security Forces Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base.  He has multiple deployments and has served in many capacities in the military as well as civilian law enforcement.  He has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration and is a graduate of the School of Law Enforcement Supervision and the 248th session of the FBI National Academy.

TARGET AUDIENCE:All levels of law enforcement officers and supervisors.



CONTACT INFORMATION: Kimberly Hendricks: at 501-570-8041.
Toll free: 1-800-635-6310.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Registrants must fax a signed and dated verification letter on agency letterhead within five days of submission of the registration request form to 501-565-3081 which includes the following statement:  This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name) and hold the position of (sworn/non-sworn) (position title), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).


November 30, 2017
Baxter County Emergency Services Training Center
Mountain Home, AR

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