Finding Hidden Compartments in Motor Vehicles

The Endicott NY Police Department will be hosting Trap Find, LLC’s 1 day class on Finding Hidden Compartments in Motor Vehicles.

The class is tailored towards the pro-active officer, K9 Officers or street crimes/narcotics detective that actively pursues criminal activity through motor vehicle stops or suspicious vehicle stops. Officers in this class will learn indicators commonly associated with hidden compartments as well as effective search techniques and how to properly access a trap without destroying it.

Taking place on Febuary 27, 2017, hosted by the Endicott, NY Police Department

Huron Campus Auditorium
1701 North St.
Endicott, NY 13760

Trap Find

One Day Hidden Compartment Class

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Case Law

One of Trap Find's key class program subjects


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

Searching techniques proven to be effective


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.


Vital intra-agency intelligence sharing


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.

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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Class price is ONLY $150 per officer

One full day of training
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Registration and Payment

All students will receive a Trap Find shirt. Refreshments will be provided by the Southern Tier Police Canine Association. Contact Ofc J.L. Vanek (607) 343-1487 with questions.

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    Demarest, NJ 07627
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