No cost for POST reimbursable departments.
Note: If you are a non-POST reimbursable agency/officer such as: CHP, a state agency, parole, probation, or correctional officer, you will pay a tuition cost. The cost is $598.00. If you are a state employee - Please contact FCC Police Academy at 559.442.8277 prior to the course to arrange payment before attending the course, or for any questions you might have.
Piccadilly Inn Airport
5115 E. McKinley Ave.
Fresno, California 93727
Please call and cancel your reservations if you cannot attend. College Registration fees are subject to change without notice. Make checks payable to Fresno City College. Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list, please cancel your reservation no later than 21 days prior to the first day of class.
All instructors are experienced Major Gang Investigators for city, county, state and federal law enforcement.
This 40-hour course will provide investigators with the information and skills to successfully investigate gang related crimes and testify as a gang expert. The course is designed for active, hands-on participation by all students. Course work will include preparation for submitting a gang wiretap affidavit, understanding gang association warrants, a review of both prosecution and defense strategies in gang cases, and preparing for expert testimony. The seminar will conclude with a mock–courtroom exercise, administered by gang D.A.’s. The student will have an opportunity to practice their gang expert testimony skills with both direct and cross examination.
*All students are required to bring a laptop computer with a USB drive to class that has wireless Internet capabilities, Microsoft Word and administrator rights or the ability to install software on the computer.
Have attended the 2 week ICI Core Course OR have taken the POST online “Search Warrant Fundamentals” class on the POST Learning Portal.