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Hidden compartment training for law enforcement.

Founded by Lenny Cottrell (Lieutenant, ret.) and T.J. Cullen (Anti-Crime Detective, active) in 2014. Between them, they have over 40 years of LE experience in New Jersey and have located numerous hidden compartments in motor vehicles resulting in thousands of arrests and millions of dollars seized.

Case Law

One of the Trap Find’s key program subjects

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Search Techiques

Searching techniques proven to be effective

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Networking

Vital intra-agency intelligence sharing

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About Trap Find

Trap Find, LLC’s Introduction to Hidden Compartments in Motor Vehicles course was developed to provide law enforcement officers nationwide with the knowledge to easily identify and interdict electronically operated hidden compartments. After learning then applying our techniques, officers will see their searches become more thorough and their seizures become more significant. Historically, seizures from concealed compartments have revealed weapons, drugs, and currency; let Trap Find, LLC show you the way to your first significant seizure!

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Your job does not end when you locate that hidden compartment and the contraband it contains. In fact, your job has just started. Students will learn how to effectively pass vital police intelligence about their seizure to other agencies. Thus, aiding further criminal detentions and contraband detection.

What Students Will Learn

Case Law

Hidden Compartments Case Law

Briefly cover case law about the presence of hidden compartments in motor vehicles, and how these laws will aid your investigation or traffic stop — giving you a broader understanding and education regarding hidden compartment detection and investigation.

Search Techniques

Hidden Compartments Detection

Students will learn simple, yet effective, search techniques that have been proven to be successful in hidden compartment detection time and time again. They will also learn how to access a hidden compartment without damaging the vehicle or compartment itself.

Networking

The Impact of Network

Your job does not end when you locate that hidden compartment and the contraband it contains. In fact, your job has just started. Students will learn how to effectively pass vital police intelligence about their seizure to other agencies. Thus, aiding further criminal detentions and contraband detections.

What Students Will Learn

Case Law

Hidden Compartments Case Law

Briefly cover case law about the presence of hidden compartments in motor vehicles, and how these laws will aid your investigation or traffic stop — giving you a broader understanding and education regarding hidden compartment detection and investigation.

Search Techniques

Hidden Compartments Detection

Students will learn simple, yet effective, search techniques that have been proven to be successful in hidden compartment detection time and time again. They will also learn how to access a hidden compartment without damaging the vehicle or compartment itself.

Networking

The Impact of Network

Your job does not end when you locate that hidden compartment and the contraband it contains. In fact, your job has just started. Students will learn how to effectively pass vital police intelligence about their seizure to other agencies. Thus, aiding further criminal detentions and contraband detections.

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Become apart of our Closed Law Enforcement Facebook Group where we put out FREE videos on tactics, case law and other pertinent information to help you do your job better.

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Dave Brown – Hillsborough Police