Training Sessions

The mission of the Appalachia HIDTA Regional Training Initiative is to provide, in support of HIDTA initiatives, training opportunities that contribute directly toward accomplishing the goal of disrupting and dismantling drug trafficking organizations (DTOs). The training provided by the AHIDTA is designed to help fulfill requirements of the National HIDTA program to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of HIDTA initiatives.

AHIDTA Task Force Commanders Seminar

  • date
    Mar 20 to Mar 21
  • time 1:00PM- 12:00PM
  • location Lexington, Kentucky
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The AHIDTA Task Force Commanders Seminar is open to all Appalachia HIDTA Task Force Commanders. All Task Force Commanders are required to be represented at the Seminar. 


Mastering Critical Incidents and Breaching the Minefield: Use of Force

  • date
    Apr 10 to Apr 12
  • time 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • location Louisville, Kentucky
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Mastering Critical Incidents – Prevention Response and Recovery will take place on day one. This is an 8 hour class being taught by David Glick. Mr. Glick is the Clinician for DEA’s Atlanta Division, as well as the on-call Clinician for FBI in Atlanta.

”Breaching the Minefield: Use of Force for Law Enforcement” will take place on days two and three. This is a 16 hour class. The instructor for this class is David Demurjian. He is a certified use of force instructor who has twenty-eight years of advising, defending and trying “use of force” cases on behalf of law enforcement personnel throughout the country