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JR Gibson, Agent-in-Charge
FAX #:  405-524-7619



August 26-30, 2019



Course Description


This course is designed to emphasize the fundamental policy, leadership skills, and legal principles necessary to acquire proficiency in directing the efforts of a proactive drug enforcement unit. This course will present fundamental and advanced supervisory concepts, strategies, and techniques in policy, leadership, and legal principles. This course provides an ethics based approach to leadership and management principles in drug law enforcement and includes leadership skills development as well as the day-to-day management of a drug unit or task force. Practical scenarios will be used to help aid the learning process. This course will provide an update on all recent counter-narcotics related U.S. Supreme Court decisions and other pertinent decisions handed down by U.S. Circuit Courts.


Topics Included


·    Management of a drug unit

·    Drug recognition

·    Current local and national drug trends

·    The role of transnational criminal organizations (TCO) in the domestic drug trade

·    Critical tasks for drug unit supervisors

·    Development of agency standard operating procedures (SOP)

·    Drug unit field operations

·    Violence and risk management in undercover (UC) operations

·    Buy Money management

·    Memorandum of Understanding creation

·    Documentation of unit progress and setbacks

·    Leadership skills development

·    Legal aspects of conducting drug investigations


Course Length


Drug Unit Supervisor is a 5 day (40 hour) course on August 26-30, 2019 at OBN Headquarters in Oklahoma City.




There are no prerequisites to attend this course.




Attendance is restricted to US military and sworn civilian law enforcement personnel in leadership assignments. To register, please email Sierra Fogle at




Excel for Public Safety

September 10-11, 2019


Course Highlights

Microsoft Excel® for Public Safety™ is designed to help public safety personnel best utilize Microsoft Excel® to successfully manage law enforcement specific data. Whether it is case specific data (e.g. telephone tolls, financials) or agency-wide data (e.g. arrest stats, fugitive lists, calls for service), it can be analyzed with just a few clicks using this powerful tool.


Who Should Attend

This course is intended for law enforcement personnel, which includes: any sworn officer, support staff, administrative personnel, Supervisors and Management. Attendees need only a basic understanding of computers and Excel®. No technical or analytical background is required.


Material Requirements

Students should bring a laptop with Microsoft Excel (version 2003 or higher). Additional materials (data sets) will be provided to students.


Course Details

Host: Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics

Location: 419 NE 38th Terrace, Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Dates: September 10, 2019 to September 11, 2019 , 8:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: $475.00


To register, please email Sierra Fogle at





44th Annual Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Investigators Course

September 16-27, 2019


The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics will be hosting the 44th Annual Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Investigator Course from September 16th to September 27th, 2019.  The course will be held at the OBN headquarters in Oklahoma City and is accredited through CLEET as continuing education.  This course is designed to provide attendees with the foundational skills to conduct drug investigations.  Topics covered will include:  drug identification, use of confidential informants, undercover operations, surveillance operations, prescription drug investigations, clandestine laboratory recognition, and numerous other topics.  This course will involve classroom and scenario based training. 

There is no cost to enroll in this training.  Each attendee must be in an “on duty” status with their agency while in attendance.  Each attendee is responsible for their own lodging and travel expenses while attending the course. 

Class size will be limited to 40 students. 

Please email Sierra Fogle at for an application packet.  You will receive an information packet once accepted to the course.

Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.



Training Facility

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics Headquarters

419 NE 38th Terrace

Oklahoma City, OK 73105