Physical Surveillance : 20 Days

This course provides comprehensive principles and techniques to effectively conduct tactical team oriented surveillances. Students will conduct long-term, discreet physical surveillance. Focus is on utilizing a team approach in vehicular, foot, and stationary scenarios. All aspects of physical surveillance techniques will be examined in-depth, with major emphasis placed on counter surveillance techniques and situational awareness/tactical decision making.


Topics to be covered in this class include:
  • Situational Awareness
  • Stationary Surveillance
  • Foot and Vehicular Surveillance
  • Surveillance in Public Locations
  • Surveillance on Public Transportation
  • Night Surveillance Operations
  • Disguise and Observation Principles
  • Active and Passive Surveillance Detection Techniques
  • Counter-Surveillance and Aviation Assisted Surveillance



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Course Length: 20 Days

Course Materials: Text Books • The Security and Surveillance Group classroom book • Situational Awareness, tactical decision/judgment theory and research • Third Party Awareness literature.

Most courses and their content are provided to selective government agencies whose personnel have a "need to know" and whose personnel practice the disciplines taught by the TOSS group in an operational environment.

For more information on any of these courses, please contact David J. Kline or Joel D. Davis at (970)798-7776, fax (970)798-7773, or e-mail to




Course Benefits and Description:

This course is designed to train qualified military operators, intelligence operators, and law enforcement personnel in advanced techniques of conducting physical surveillance. The class will be required to determine operational objectives of those under surveillance. It includes classroom and extensive street practical exercises to ensure that surveillance skills are clearly understood, properly applied, and tested. Individual surveillance and team leader skills will be assessed under operational conditions. 

The Security and Surveillance Group also offers a 10-day basic version of the Physical Surveillance course as well as specialized courses that can be tailored to individual unit requirements.