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Interdiction for the Protection of Children


Presented by the Maryland Interdiction Training Team

INTERDICTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN is designed to make patrol officers aware of the variety of resources available to assist them in establishing the status of a child who may be missing, exploited, or at risk of exploitation and what courses of action are immediately available.

• FREE two-day training course

• 16 MPTC training Credits will be awarded upon completion

Upon completion, attendees will:

 Be able to establish the status of a child who may be abducted or endangered
 Know resources available to them and courses of action to take when encountering an endangered child.
 Be able to identify research supported indicators of an endangered child and a high risk threat to children.
 Know the type of questions that need to be asked for a victim centered approach.
 Have a basic understanding of behavioral patterns of both suspects and victims

Training Success:

“(Since July 2014) because of the knowledge gained from these classes, Arizona State Troopers have rescued 36 children who were runaways, missing, abducted, exploited or at risk of being victimized.” – Arizona Department of Public Safety


April 22-23, 2019 (830a-430p each day)

Maryland State Police – Hagerstown Barrack
18345 Col Henry K Douglas Dr, Hagerstown, MD 21740

CLICK HERE to register online!

PLEASE NOTE: Course is restricted to MD Law Enforcement Officers ONLY— YOU MUST HAVE a valid Maryland State Law Enforcement ID to gain access through the Naval Academy gate