Police Covert Surveillance & Intelligence Operations Course

Trojan Securities advanced covert surveillance/ counter surveillance & intelligence gathering police & law enforcement officers course.

The advanced surveillance 5 day course is designed at conducting surveillance, intelligence and counter surveillance operations, with an emphasis on successfully detecting criminal surveillance activities. The training course will cover the basics then quickly move onto advanced subjects of surveillance, intelligence gathering and covert surveillance techniques.

  • Surveillance observation & awareness
  • Surveillance definitions & objectives
  • Surveillance techniques (static, mobile foot & mobile vehicles)
  • Threat assessments, threat analysis & target identification process
  • Intelligence gathering & surveillance detection
  • Terrorist & criminal surveillance techniques
  • Counter surveillance & intelligence techniques
  • Personal security

Trojan Securities have an optional covert weapons module which is the next level regards hostile surveillance incorporating live firearms into training course, with realistic exercises. The covert weapons module is added to the original syllabus, optional point of interest.

  • Weapons involved with covert surveillance & intelligence operations
  • Different techniques for carrying & deploying firearms
  • Live fire weapons (on foot covert techniques)
  • Live fire weapons training (in & from vehicles)

During the training course students will be made aware of the methods of operation used by various terrorists and criminal groups, how to detect and defeat these activities. All the core skills are then put into practice by carrying out supervised surveillance and intelligence exercises.

Basic Surveillance

  • Introduction of surveillance and intelligence gathering operations
  • General surveillance & situation awareness
  • Roles and responsibilities of surveillance officers
  • Types of surveillance (static, mobile foot, mobile vehicle)  
  • Surveillance techniques (mobile foot & mobile vehicle)
  • Communications while working surveillance operations  
  • Navigation & map reading  

Static Surveillance

  • Rural surveillance operations
  • Urban surveillance operations

Mobile Foot Surveillance

  • Conducting foot surveillance as an individual
  • Conducting foot surveillance as a team

Mobile Vehicle Surveillance

  • Surveillance driving introduction, roles and responsibilities
  • Introduction to mobile surveillance, individual & small teams
  • Mobile surveillance, multiple vehicles

Mobile Foot & Vehicle Surveillance 

  • Using mobile foot and mobile vehicle skills together
  • Surveillance and intelligence gathering active exercises

Advanced Surveillance

  • Close target reconnaissance (CTR)  
  • Surveillance detection
  • Surveillance teams (multiple teams)
  • Terrorist & hostile surveillance  
  • Night surveillance operations
  • Counter surveillance techniques

Counter Surveillance

  • How to conduct a counter surveillance operation
  • Counter surveillance exercise using all skills taught

Personal Security

The personal security phase is designed to teach the student preventative measures to be used in everyday life to safeguard against becoming a potential target.

  • Situation awareness
  • Reaction to possible threats
  • Dealing with confrontations