ICI Vehicle Theft


  • May 4 - 8, 2020 [Canceled]


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 $487.00. 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


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 Vehicle Theft Investigators for city, county, state and federal law enforcement.

Certified Hours


Course Description

This ICI foundation specialty course provides investigators with the basic training techniques, skills and information necessary to conduct successful vehicle theft investigations.  This course includes instruction on the following types of vehicle theft investigations:  investigation of vehicle theft by fraud; Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) switched vehicles; salvaged vehicles; and thefts of construction equipment, watercraft, commercial vehicles and motorcycles.  This course also provides students with training related to the preparation and execution of search warrants, and vehicle theft investigative resources such as NICB, insurance companies, financial corporations and/or vehicle dealerships.

At the conclusion of this course the student/investigator will be able to: interpret and apply vehicle theft related laws; understand the role and responsibilities of the vehicle theft investigator; determine if a vehicle has been VIN switched; determine if a vehicle has been stolen; utilize appropriate investigative resources to assist in vehicle theft investigations; obtain the identification of a vehicle with VIN removed; successfully prepare for and assist in the prosecution of cases involving vehicle theft.

*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.


Sworn Law Enforcement Officers


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. 2017-39.