Technical Surveillance : 25 Days

This course provides comprehensive principles and techniques to effectively perform clandestine technical surveillance while operating as part of a team or alone. Technical Surveillance enhances Physical Surveillance by giving students advanced techniques that will allow them to take advantage of static and progressive surveillance principles thereby reducing their exposure to adversaries. Technical surveillance improves personal protection by using greater stand-off and improves counter-surveillance and surveillance detection abilities. This course includes principles that will allow the student to refine target information in the operational environment.


Topics to be covered in this class include:
  • Situational Awareness and Operational Security (OPSEC)
  • Clandestine Reconnaissance Principles
  • Basic Entry and Install Principles
  • Basic Vehicle Entry and Install Principles
  • Tagging, Tracking, and Location (TTL) Principles
  • Digital Capture and Imaging
  • Audio / Visual Capture
  • Fundamentals of Electricity and Electronics
  • Technical Tradecraft Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Clandestine Concealment Fabrication

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Course Length: 25 Days

Course Materials: Text Books • The Security and Surveillance Group classroom book • Situational Awareness, tactical decision/judgment theory and research • Third Party Awareness literature • Various Tool Set options -Coordinate during course request.

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 technical surveillance. This course has extensive classroom and street practical exercises to ensure that technical surveillance skills are clearly understood, properly applied, and tested. The class will be required to conduct surveillances as well as determine operational objectives of those under surveillance. The course will culminate with a long-term Full Mission Profile that tests the class in all of the course skill-sets.

Also Available:
Technical Surveillance—10 Days

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