Cannabis Laws, Investigations, & Prosecution

 The State of California is in a transition phase with regard to Marijuana/Cannabis. The use, distribution, and the new laws that affect individuals, as well as marijuana dispensaries, will be addressed in this training. Understanding what is and is not illegal and developing a case for prosecution are important factors to incorporate into your enforcement process. DRE training for Patrol Officers, Traffic Officers, Detectives, Supervisors and Narcotics Officers can all benefit from this training.

 Our instructors are all recognized experts in their fields.

The instructors are:

*William Bodner, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, L A Field Division, Drug Enforcement Administration

*Meredith McKittrick Ford, Supervising Deputy City Attorney, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office

* Farhad Khadem, Deputy City Attorney, DUID Vertical Prosecutor – Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office

*Casey Higgins, Deputy District Attorney, DTAP Section, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office

* Detective Pedro Rodriguez, Gang and Narcotics Division, ,Los Angeles Police Dept

*Detective Vito Ceccia, Gang and Narcotics Division, Los Angeles Police Department

*Officer Kamaron Sardar, Drug Recognition Expert- Los Angeles Police Department

* Kenneth Meyer, DDA, Major Narcotics Division, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office


Thursday, January 31, 2019
07:30 am - 05:00 pm
LAPD Elysian Park Academy, 1880 Academy Drive #207