Mexican Cartels and Gangs Seminar – San Antonio, TX
Oct. 10-13, 2017 – Tuesday thru Friday
Hosted by San Antonio Police Department
The training will be held at the San Antonio Police Headquarters, 315 S. Santa Rosa Ave. 78207
“This Seminar is endorsed by the International Association of Undercover Officers”
Attendees will become familiar with the predominant Cartels and their structure, leadership and alliances. An analysis of the drug wars of the Cartels, the violence in Mexico, as well as the spill-over violence occurring in the United States. The attendees will become more aware of the operations of the Mexican Cartels and their criminal activity including drug trafficking, human trafficking and the violence associated with the Cartels in Mexico and in their communities throughout the United States.
Drug and human traffickers, gang members and other criminals involve the spiritual world in their trade for protection from law enforcement. This intensive course will include information on various legitimate and illegitimate saints and icons used by criminals. Several significant arrests, including that of a cold case murder, as well as drug and money seizures throughout the country have been attributed to this course and are discussed during the presentation.
Narcocorridos are Mexican ballads glamorizing the different Mexican Cartels and the violence associated with their business. The course will include the history and evolvement of the Mexican Narcocorridos as well as an analysis of the most popular Narcocorridos. There will also be discussion on the musicians who are performing the Narcocorrido music in the United States.
Hotels and motels are used for a variety of criminal activity, including; drug trafficking and human trafficking, as well as other criminal activity, including their use by the 911 Terrorists. This course will present an overview of how to select investigators, meet and sell to hotel/motel managers, presentation to hotel/motel staff, surveillance techniques, conducting knock and talks, as well as how to conduct room searches.
This presentation will address the use of houses for the concealment of larger quantities of narcotics and money, as well as their use in human trafficking and other criminal activity. Instruction will be provided in identifying stash houses and providing training to different sources throughout the community on recognizing and reporting stash houses.
Deputy Chief (Ret), El Paso, Texas Police Department and former U.S. Marshal. Robert has 32 years of law enforcement experience with expertise in narcotics investigations and undercover work. He served as the United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas from 2010 to 2016.
He previously served 25 years with the El Paso, TX Police Department where he spent the majority of his career in narcotics investigations and retired as a Deputy Chief. As the Narcotics Commander with the EPPD, he championed innovative programs like the Hotel/Motel Narcotics Interdiction Unit and the West Texas High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Stash House Task Force, both of which yielded successful apprehensions through community-policing initiatives.
Robert Almonte has received numerous awards, including the 1999 White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) award for National “Outstanding HIDTA Task Force Commander”, as well as Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition in 2003. He has provided training to thousands of law enforcement officers throughout the United States and Sweden. He has spent years conducting extensive research on the Mexican drug trade, and how they pray for protection from law enforcement. He is also the creator and producer of the DVD; “Patron Saints of the Mexican Drug Underworld”.
Director (Ret) of Homeland Security for Kansas City Southern Rail lines U.S. and Mexico and was assigned to the FBI Office in McAllen, Texas. He was also an FBI Intelligence Analyst in McAllen, Texas and retired as a Texas DPS Narcotics Investigator. Joe continues to provide training to Local, State and Federal Agencies on Border Issues and Organized Crime in South America.
Joe has extensive experience in analyzing and tracking border violence associated with the drug cartels, gangs and their movements along the Southwest Border and throughout the United States. Joe is recognized as a subject matter expert concerning Drug Trafficking Organization and Gangs associated with the Cartels along the US/Mexico border, and routinely sought out by other law enforcement organizations, DEA, U.S. Customs, U.S. Border Patrol, TSA, CIA and DHS, to give briefings and presentations throughout the United States.
Joe has testified as an expert witness in federal court on several high profile trials involving Mexican Cartels as well as an expert witness in Immigration proceedings. He has also presented to the International Law Enforcement Academy in Botswana, Africa, and has provided classes in Mexico City, Mexico and Canada. Mr. Garza assisted in developing threat assessments in connection to drugs, violent crimes, money laundering and domestic terrorism by the drug Cartels.
The registration fee for the four-day training program is $395.00 per person if paid prior to the last day of the seminar.
If your department must be invoiced after the end of the course, the tuition cost is $445.00. We
accept cash, check or Visa/MasterCard. Group discounts are available. Tuition cost includes the cost of the
instruction, handout materials, and certificate of completion. All checks or purchase orders must be made
payable to Robert Almonte LLC, and mailed to 5886 Dezavala Rd, Ste 102, #268, San Antonio, TX 78249.
For information call Robert Almonte at 210-740- 6170 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes will be held daily from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Tuesday through Thursday and from 9am until 12noon on Friday.
Dress is casual. Credentials will be checked. Seating is limited!
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