Gangs and Narcotics
Presented by California Narcotics Officers' Association
Starts: 8/6/2020 9:00 AM PDT
Gangs and Narcotics: Presented by California Narcotics Officers' Association
Class Description


This class will address the nuts and bolts of handling drug cases within the context of gangs and the application of a gang allegation. It will include all the criteria necessary to prove the gang allegation, and what it takes to be a gang expert. Further, it will address the difficulty of proving sales cases in today’s world and discuss strategies to overcome those hurdles. When gang members engage in drug dealing, two types of expertise are required. Wiretaps often generate cases involving both areas of expertise. This class will explore those situations, as well as other scenarios, and help you navigate through them.

Topics Covered:

  • Breaking down 186.22 PC California “Gang Sentencing” Enhancement Law
  • Testifying as a gang expert
  • Recent trends in Narcotics
  • Overlap of gangs and narcotics
  • Wiretaps and other narcotics/gangs operations
  • Overcoming hurdles of narc expert in today’s climate
Course Details
Language: English
Format: Live Stream, In-Person
Date: 8/6/2020
Time: 9:00 AM PDT
Length: 4 hour(s)
Location: LA HIDTA