JHPTS Visual Tracking 24-Hour Course

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Apr/23 - Apr/25, 2021
Commissioner’s Conference Room, Lincoln County Courthouse, East entrance, 1st Floor, 225 W. Olive St., Newport, Oregon 97265.
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Joel Hardin

This will be a 24 hour course beginning at 6:30 PM Friday April 23, 2021 with registration and lecture including power point presentation to provide Novice and Basic tracker understanding of training methodology, techniques and procedures.  The presentation supports field training by providing student understanding of training methods, manner and objectives.  “Tracking” is a first response primary search resource used to verify witness statements, establish the “PLS”, direction of subject travel and following the physical evidence to the missing person.  Field training will allow “student tracking team” experimentation and “hands-on” practice of fundamental tracking techniques.  Novice students will progress from initial identifying a print, to “step-by-step” every track concept of following an identified sign line and practical tracking team response