Kansas Peace Officers Association

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"Co-operation and Justice"

Mexican Cartel Investigative Techniques: From Las Vegas to Mexico

  • 02/13/2024
  • Homefront Protective Group Zoom

Mexican Cartel Investigative Techniques: From Las Vegas to Mexico

The case study will discuss how a local Las Vegas case spanning from Vegas to Mexico. It will cover an 8-year investigation (2013-2020) that is still pending. We will go over the history of the cartel, and the dismantling of the cartel. We will discuss the violence, drug, and weapons trafficking, illegal activities, and corruption at the highest levels of the Mexican government. We will also discuss several other cartels in Mexico during the time of the investigation. The course will provide investigative techniques that led street-level buy programs into a complex multi-state and international cartel wire investigation.

This training program will cover the following topics:

  • How to take street-level UC/CI buy cases and turn them into high-level International Cartel and Corruption Cases
  • Tactics/techniques for a successful long-term investigation
  • Several major cartels operating out of Mexico
  • The level of public corruption in Mexico
  • Lessons learned from cartel investigations
  • Things to expect with a major investigation

INSTRUCTOR: Tim Beck is a 25-year retired Narcotics Detective with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. During his career, Tim was assigned to the Major Violator/Narcotics Crime Bureau, Narcotics Section and as a Narcotics Detective worked as the primary undercover on a street narcotics team. He was promoted and assigned as a Task Force Officer (TFO) with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The last year, before retiring, he was assigned to the newly formed Overdose Response Team which is responsible for investigating Fentanyl-related overdoses in Clark County, NV. Currently, Tim serves as the Executive Director of the Nevada Narcotic Officers Association (NNOA).

NOTE: This course is available to be viewed as a video on demand for those unable to attend on the day of the course.

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