ICI Major Drug/Narcotics Investigation Course


  • November 5 to 16, 2018 (Sacramento)
  • January 14 to 25, 2019 (Sacramento)
  • February 11 to 22, 2019 (Fresno)
  • April 15 to 26, 2019 (Sacramento)
  • May 13 to 24, 2019 (Sacramento)
  • September 9-20, 2019 (Sacramento)
  • November 4-15, 2019 (Sacramento)


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 costThe cost is $2123.00. Please contact FCC Police Academy at 559.442.8277 for any questions you might have.

***While student travel and per diem reimbursement are normally reimbursable via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR) for this course, POST has temporarily suspended tuition and travel reimbursement for all POST Plan IV courses.


Holiday Inn Downtown 
300 J Street
Sacramento , California 95814
Use booking code QFF for Government Rate  
Call 916.446.0100


Hampton Inn
327 E. Fir
Fresno, CA 93720


Reserve Your Seat

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 Drug Investigators for city, county, state and federal law enforcement.

Rick Field

Certified Hours


Course Description

The Robert Presley Investigation (ICI) Major Drug Investigation Course is one of 14 ICI Foundation Specialty Courses within the Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation. This course is designed for peace officers who are currently assigned or will be assigned to investigate major drug investigations.

The course covers drug in field training, undercover surveillance, and counter surveillance. Provides qualifications to identify, arrest, and successfully prosecute various major drug violations. This course is designed to enhance the effectiveness of the individual criminal investigators skills in performing the multi-disciplined, multi level tasks necessary to successfully conduct comprehensive major drug investigations. Instruction in this course is provided through a coordinated, experience-based adult learning approach which addresses:

  • Search and seizure issues relating to major drug investigations
  • Search warrant preparation
  • Surveillance techniques
  • Case reporting
  • Informant management
  • Major drug trafficking organizations and
  • Courtroom testimony.

Students will engage in practical application exercises throughout this course and be required to satisfactorily complete case work and a major drug related search warrant.


A California Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Course certificate issued from an accredited regional police academy or equivalent as determined by the Division Dean or their appointee. These skills and knowledge base are related to adopted POST and/or industry standards. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.

Complete POST Search Warrant Portal (Certificate of completion must be brought to class), Statement of expertise "Hero Sheet" (students must provide a draft copy of a "Hero Sheet" that covers their experience, training, for search warrants relating to drug arrests or possession for sales cases).



Reimbursement Plan IV: There is no tuition for POST reimbursable
agencies. While tuition, student travel and per diem
reimbursement are normally reimbursable via Training
Reimbursement Request (TRR) for this course, POST has
temporarily suspended tuition and travel reimbursement for all
courses, with the exception of classes outlined in POST Bulletin No.


Non-Reimbursable Agencies

Non-Reimbursable agencies: Tuition is $2,123.00 There is no
reimbursement for travel and per diem.



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