This module introduces the different interdiction techniques that can be used at a seaport to identify and intercept unlawful persons or their activities. It describes various interdiction techniques and why there is a need to use them to identify high risk persons, baggage, cargo and aircraft.
This module is an introduction to the selection process at seaports. It describes how by using preliminary observation, questioning, behavioural indicators and other methods an officer can select persons that are most likely to be involved in unlawful activity so that they can be given more attention.
In this module, we will cover the preliminary assessment of cargo at sea and inland ports in order to identify shipments of cargo that may be carrying illegal goods, weapons, drugs, wildlife and other contraband.
In this module we will cover the review of cargo documentation at seaports and how you can use cargo document review as a means to quickly identify which shipments should be given further attention.
In this module, students learn about behavioral indicators and what signs to look for in order to identify persons who are acting suspiciously at an airport and likely to be involved in unlawful activity. This module is linked closely to the module on initial questioning techniques.
This module covers the basics of how to question persons crossing seaport controls, the types of questions to ask and how to listen effectively to a persons answers. Questioning is a very simple and often quick method of identifying persons involved in unlawful activity.
This module will cover how to examine the various types of passports that an officer may encounter at seaport controls in order to determine if passports are legitimate. The module will also consider how passports can be examined to reveal risk indicators that the passport holder is a high-risk for being involved in criminal activity.
This module covers the smuggling of unlawful contraband through body carry at seaports. The objective of this module is to give students a clear understanding of what body carry is and why it presents a problem to law enforcement and how to recognise body-carry smugglers.
This module allows students to review the seaport interdiction techniques that they have learned and how they can be applied to their job to identify which persons, cargo or vehicles should be given the most attention in order to identify and arrest unlawful persons.