Saint Louis County Public Safety Building, 2030 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, United States
Wiretapping & Electronic Surveillance - Duluth, MN - October 2021
Wiretapping & Electronic Surveillance course for law enforcement personnel.
About this Event
Designed as a multi-media presentation to prepare students to be the affiant, case-agent, or supervisor on a federal or state wiretap, this course uses examples from film and television, as well as real life case studies, to aid in the understanding of the concepts being taught. An introduction to the tools available to and methods employed by investigators wishing to use wiretaps and other forms of electronic surveillance, with an emphasis on narcotics, organized crime, and racketeering enterprises, the course provides students with an overview of how to approach long term wiretap cases, what crimes can serve as the basis for a wiretap application, sources of manpower and funding, and how to maximize the effectiveness of your wire.
Mr. Nixon is the former Director of a joint State/Federal task force, based out of Miami, Florida, that conducted complex international money laundering investigations, focused on the activities of Colombian and Mexican drug cartels. With an expertise in electronic surveillance, Mr. Nixon supervised more than two dozen wiretaps and his work resulted in the arrest and extradition of many prominent traffickers and launderers. Notably, during his time as a task force commander, Mr. Nixon oversaw a search and seizure operation that resulted in the largest cash seizure in South Florida’s history, totaling approximately 25 million dollars hidden in a private residence in suburban Miami-Dade County. In addition to his work as a task-force leader, as a former prosecutor, he has extensive litigation experience, trying approximately 100 cases to verdict including homicides, narcotics and firearms offenses, and myriad financial crimes. Mr. Nixon holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley (BA), Quinnipiac University (JD), and the University of Pennsylvania (MPA).
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