Surveillance and Surveillance Detection Course

28-30 April 2017


We would like thank Winter Law for allowing us to use their conference room for our academics this weekend.  We will be meeting up at the law office (609 E. Washington St., Riverton, WY) a bit before 1800 hrs, with a 1800 hr. prompt start.  Student books will be provided at the class.  Bring note taking materials, adequate clothing to “Blend in” with the Riverton folks as well as some props (baseball caps, magazines, wigs, sunglasses, etc.) if you have them…see you Friday evening!  Remember, if you are coming from out of town, book yourself a inexpensive hotel room for Friday and Saturday night!

Surveillance & Surveillance Detection (SD)

About this course

This course is designed to thoroughly present the fundamentals of human surveillance and surveillance detection, key components to crime prevention and anti-terrorism awareness. The ability to understand the mechanics of conducting effective surveillance and defensive surveillance detection is crucial to effective personal protection, VIP operations, law enforcement, counterterrorism and facility or organizational protection. This course is focused on the human/physical aspects of surveillance and surveillance detection and only touches upon the the nuances of Technical Surveillance operations.  This is the same 3 day course that we present to the Department of Defense, DHS and STATE personnel.
This course is designed to examine the methods used by bad actors, criminals and terrorist groups or individuals, as they go about their intelligence collection activities (surveillance) and the course will prepare you to counter thier activities.
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how terrorists and criminals gathers intelligence about their targets
  • Participate in supervised non-hostile surveillance exercises used to train field personnel in the fields of law enforcement, counterterrorism, personal/facilites protection and intelligence operations
  • Describe various surveillance detection and counter surveillance methods
  • Analyze what hostile surveillance looks like and how to detect its presence
  • Improve their physical surveillance detection abilities
  • Understand physical surveillance techniques, types, concepts and uses
  • Recognize surveillance detection and counter surveillance efforts
  • Plan a surveillance and surveillance detection operation
  • Employ basic surveillance detection methods
  • Participate in non-hostile surveillance
  • Analyze qualities & characteristics of good physical surveillants

Course agenda

Over a 3-day period, participants will explore the following broad topics via a combination of lecture, discussion, case studies, field exercise and practical exercises:

  • The Hostile Planning Cycle
  • Historical Case Studies
  • Warning Signs
  • Types of Surveillance
  • Tools & Equipment for Physical Surveillance and SD
  • How Surveillants Behave
  • Surveillance Planning
  • Observation Factors & Skills
  • Surveillance Errors
  • Surveillance Detection Rationale
  • Surveillance Detection Routes
  • Surveillance Defeat Strategies

Class and practical exercises will be conducted within the city limits of Riverton, WY.  If you are not from Riverton, you will be required to obtain commercial lodging.  If you need assistance in locating lodging, please contact us.

Course Costs:  $250.00 per person

Course Classroom will be located at 609 East Washington Street, Riverton, WY  (Winter Law Office conference room).

Class Times:  Friday, 28 April 2017.  6-10 pm

Saturday, 29 April 2017.  9 am – 9 pm

Sunday, 30 April 2017.  9 am – 3 pm

Course Materials:  Upon registration for the class, we will email you the Course Materials (PDF), equipment list, etc.  Registration can be accomplished by going to the TTI website clicking on the training tab and Online Registration tab or call the office make arrangements with Brian.

For additional information, please contact Brian at (307) 486-2336, or email

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