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R2 173 Covert Entry Specialist 1 and Specialist 2

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Number:    R2 173

Description:  Covert Entry Courses

These training courses benefit all types of law enforcement & military personnel, such as: Federal Agents, Homeland Security Personnel, Patrol Officers, Detectives, SWAT & Tactical Operators, Narcotics Officers, Probation & Parole Officers, K-9 units, as well as military Special Ops & EOD units, etc.

2-day Covert Entry Specialist I Course is designed to teach the skills, tactics and techniques required to ‘breach’ physical locks/systems surreptitiously and covertly.  Covert entries are accomplished via lock picking, circumvention and/or by-passing in order to enter secure structures, locked containers and other protected properties. The course content and ‘hands-on’ exercises in this course are vastly expanded over our CE: Basic Course.   

Intermediate & Advanced Covert Entry Specialist II Course –  3 day training class teaches progressive techniques utilized in conducting advanced covert entry operations.  The subject matter includes advanced lock picking, bypassing, duplication, deciphering, decoding and circumvention of locks and systems, such as biometric locks, high security locks, residential and commercial electronic safes & security alarm systems.  Our advanced course also covers intelligence gathering and planning a covert entry operation.

Our 2-day & 3-day courses can be taken consecutively (5-days) (Note: to attend our intermediate/advanced 3-day course students must have completed our 2- day course as a prerequisite). Cost $1060 for both classes

Dates:    February 27-28, 2023                    Specialist I
February 27-March 03, 2023     Specialist II

Time:     0800-1700

Credit Hours:  16 POST Hours    Specialist I          40 hours   Specialist II


Ada County Sheriff’s Office
Entrance 3 Training Room A,
200 Barrister Drive Boise, ID 83704

Cost:   $410.00  Specialist I  or   $ 1060.00   Both classes   Payable to L.O.C.T. Associates LLC
(Meals, travel, and/or lodging are the responsibility of the participant)

Deadline:  February 15, 2023

Instructors:  Ed Alvillar and Steve Trujillo


POST Coordinator:  Jeff Sklar

Registration:   at WWW.LOCT-ASSOCIATES.NET  complete the  request registration form  and  SUBMIT.
The specific course registration forms will be EMAILED BACK TO YOU, along with additional information.

Remarks:  For additional information regarding this training or the training venue, contact Bill Ward  208-577-3563 or



February 27
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Ada County Sheriff’s Office
7200 Barrister Drive
Boise, ID 83704 United States
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