Event Phone: 205-759-3000

  • December 14, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


This fast paced one-day course is intended for patrol officers and supervisors who want to become
more effective in detecting, apprehending, and documenting the arrest of criminals including drug
users, drug traffickers, fugitives, gang members, and even terrorists.
Course topics include:
• Background and History of Criminal Apprehension • Detecting Deception
• Suspect Contacts • Consent Searches
• Pre- and Post-stop Characteristics of Criminal Behavior • Salvaging Turn-Downs
• Making a Legal Stop / Consensual Encounters • Arrest Tactics
• Difference Between Interviews and Interrogations • Basics of Detecting Hidden Compartments
• Roadside Interviews • Contact and Cover

The instructor for this course, Ed Delmore, is currently the
Chief of Police for the Gulf Shores, AL Police Department. He
has been a police officer since 1982. He began his career in
Chester, Illinois leaving there in 1984 to join the Collinsville,
Illinois Police Department in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
He served in Collinsville as a patrol officer, undercover
narcotics investigator, patrol sergeant, watch commander,
criminal interdiction unit commander, and retired as the
assistant chief of police in 2005. During his tenure Mr. Delmore
created and was the working commander of the most successful
city criminal interdiction unit in the State of Illinois. He has
instructed thousands of officers throughout the United States in
criminal apprehension techniques and officer safety. He has also
lectured to police administrators from around the world at the
FBI National Academy. After his retirement from Collinsville
PD, Mr. Delmore served as the Chief of Police in Fairview
Heights, Illinois from 2005 until 2010. Fairview Heights is also
within the St. Louis metropolitan area. In 2010 following a
nation-wide recruitment Chief Delmore began leading the Gulf
Shores Police Department. Mr. Delmore earned a Bachelor of
Arts Degree from Western Illinois University and a Master of
Arts Degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. He
is a graduate of the Administrative Officers course at the
University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute and of the
FBI National Academy Session 205.


Venue Website:

7601 Robert Cardinal Rd,, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35401, United States