Fentanyl Safety for Law Enforcement-Oregon

  • May 3, 2018
  • Oregon DUII Multi-Disciplinary Training Task Force Conference Bend, Oregon

Course Details

Fentanyl has been ravaging our country and killing thousands of people across the country. First responders have also been exposed to fentanyl causing dangerous health conditions for them. In this course, I’ll talk about all aspects of fentanyl, from its history, legal issues, safety protocols for officers, investigators and undercover personnel, and we will break it down as to what protective posture you should use for possession cases, sales and lab incidents. There will also be discussion about assessing risk at calls to determine fentanyl threats and how to mitigate potential risk.

Author: Keith Graves
<p>Keith is a retired Police Sergeant and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for 29 years. Keith was named as California’s Narcotics Officer of the Year and is a prior winner of MADD’s California Hero Award. He has years of experience as a Narcotics Detective and a Narcotics Unit Supervisor and is a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor (IACP #3292). Keith teaches both the DRE course and the Drug Abuse Recognition Course and has taught at the Police Academy. He has developed several drug courses for the California Narcotics Officers Association, California POST and California Colleges and currently consults POST on drug investigation procedures. Keith has held other assignments besides narcotics including Training Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, COPPS Officer, Traffic Officer, and 20 years as a SWAT Team member and Sniper Team Leader. Keith has taught thousands of officers and businesses around the world about drug use, drug trends, compliance training and drug investigations. He is recognized as an international drug expert and has testified as an expert in court proceedings on drug cases, homicide cases and rape prosecutions. Keith earned a BA in Business Management from Saint Mary’s College of California and a MA in Criminal Justice. Keith is the Founder and President of Graves & Associates, a company dedicated to providing drug training to law enforcement and private industry.</p>