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Thu, Nov 15


Paladin Center

2 Day Advanced Residential and Retail Establishment Concealed Compartments ( 16 Hours)

THIS IS A HIDTA CLASS. The course covers how to conduct a comprehensive detailed residential searches as well retail locations such as "Bodegas" for heroin distributing material and illicit untaxed tobacco products.

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2 Day Advanced Residential and Retail Establishment Concealed Compartments ( 16 Hours)
2 Day Advanced Residential and Retail Establishment Concealed Compartments ( 16 Hours)

Time & Location

Nov 15, 2018, 9:00 AM – Nov 16, 2018, 4:00 PM

Paladin Center, 39 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel Hamlet, NY, USA

About the event

The Paladin Center will be hosting a Two Day Advanced Residential and Retail Establishment Concealed Compartment Course being presented by Palestra Group International. This 2 day course is comprised of lecture based learning and practical application covering residential concealed compartments.

Focusing on bulk currency and narcotics concealment, this course outlines concealment methods ranging from crude and simplistic to technically advanced remote controlled piston activated hides. This course emphasizes and demonstrates the importance of closely examining common residential/commercial items, furniture, luxury items and structural voids for modifications and compartment indicators. Attendees will be instructed on how to effectively test, probe and examine these items for abnormalities and anomalies.

On the second day students will be tasked with practical application exercises searching two training residential locations and a retail Bodega/Deli. These search verified search method yield the safe and successful seizure of illicit concealed contraband and currency. The course is presented by law enforcement officers currently operational in the field who share their experience in locating compartments used by Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering Organizations, Street Gangs/Home Invasion Organizations and Terror related groups.

Topics to be covered:

Residential concealment methods used by DTO/MLO

Room by Room Detailed Search Method (DSM)

Commercial hides in convenience stores, bodegas and cafés

Alters, shrines and religious icons

Residential booby traps

Diversion Safes

Analysis of household trash

Common residential firearm concealment

Natural voids in residential structures

Retail and custom compartments in furniture

Modifications made to household products to conceal contraband

Structural modification: staircases, floor and walls

Remote controlled, magnetic and electronic locking devices

Luxury pleasure items: fish tanks, foosball tables, speakers

Secreted residential indoor marijuana grows

Heroin mill and stash location operations

Odor masking agent

Deceptive techniques used by traffickers to dissuade K9 officer

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Please follow these instructions:

1. Go to Web Address:

2. The Username is: Class (type in the word Class the way it is written)

3. The Password is: Class (type in the word Class the way it is written)

4. Select the New York / New Jersey HIDTA

5. Select the training event for registration, your course by name and date.

6. Complete the form and hit the “Complete Registration” button

7. You will receive a confirmation of your enrollment via email from

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The fee for this class is $149.00 per student.


Payment options: Pre- Payment: You can call in and make payment via Credit / Debit card.

You can mail your payment: Check or money orders to:

Palestra Group International 4910 Merrick Rd # 27 Massapequa Park, NY11758

Alternative methods of payment, such as purchase orders, and invoices MUST be arranged with vendor specified below in advance of class.

For more information see contact information:


Mail: 4910 Merrick Rd # 27 Massapequa Park, NY11758

Phone: (646) 464-8041

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