This module focuses on the application of specialist technical search equipment for use in terrestrial environments. Students will explore the integration of geophysics and technical equipment as a supportive police search tool. Students will also consider the external resources from the military and commercial sector appraise their applicability to a series of case studies.

At a glance

  • Dates
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  • Duration5 days
  • LocationCranfield campus

What you will learn

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Critically appraise a range of specialist search equipment for terrestrial environments
  • Compare and contrast military and commercial search tools for use in police searches
  • Select appropriate technical equipment for covert searches
  • Evaluate the use of night and thermal vision cameras
  • Integrate geophysics and technical search strategies to a simulated terrestrial search scenario

Core content

  • Health and safety in terrestrial search
  • Geophysics, UAV and cache searching
  • Technical equipment for open search, vehicle, buildings, underground and void searches
  • Military and commercial search tools as resources
  • Tactical equipment and techniques for covert search
  • Night and thermal vision cameras
  • Case studies

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