Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opiates


Course Description: This course is designed for all law enforcement that enforce drug laws to include patrol, investigators, agents, corrections, probation, parole and all others who possess authority to investigate and come in contact with fentanyl or other synthetic opiates. The objective of this course is to enhance the ability and skills of the student, utilizing safety protocols, to correctly identify, detect, and successfully seize fentanyl and other synthetic opiate. Officer safety considerations will be a primary topic.

Class Objectives:

  • Learn the history of Fentanyl
  • Understand how people become exposed to fentanyl
  • Understand the difference between street fentanyl & pharmaceutical fentanyl
  • Know what PPE is needed for possession cases, street sales and bulk quantity/lab cases
  • Learn how to decontaminate yourself if you are exposed to fentanyl
  • Know the signs of overdose
  • Learn how to investigate these cases safely

Prerequisites: None

Course Length: 1 day/ 8 Hours



Tuesday, May 17, 2022 through Tuesday, May 17, 2022
8:00:00 AM through 5:00:00 PM
California-Virtual

VIRTUAL, Pacific Standard Time


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