Informants and Sources: Cultivating, Managing and Deploying – CIPTC, Peoria, IL

Informants and Sources: Cultivating, Managing and Deploying – CIPTC, Peoria, IL

03-27-2023 8:00 AM - 03-28-2023 4:00 PM


Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan:

Heather Grove:

Informants and Sources: Cultivating, Managing and Deploying

Instructor: Homefront Protective Group

March 27-28, 2023

 8am – 4pm

 Class will meet at: CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar Hall P101, Peoria

Enrollment Deadline: March 20, 2023

Course Size:  Maximum – 30

Course Objective

Every Law Enforcement Officer must endeavor to develop information and the best way to get timely and accurate information is through the utilization of informants. Developing informants is a valuable and necessary component of all facets of law enforcement and proper management of those informants is a necessity for efficiency, success, and safety.

Course Content

In this course, Officer Safety is paramount! Efficient and successful techniques, tactics, and investigative innovations will be analyzed. Proper utilization, deployment and management of confidential informants will be taught.

Topics include:

Dynamics of Confidential Informants, Sources of Information, Cultivating Confidential Informants (CI), Successful Debriefing Techniques for CI Development, Successful Debriefing Techniques for Information Development, Tactical Cultivation of CIs, Developing/Utilizing Team Synergy, Informant Motivations, CI Management for Safety and Efficiency, Policy, Procedures and Rules, Registration Packages and Administration, Paying Informants, Cooperation Agreements, Probable Cause, CI Deployment, Infiltration, Interdiction, Investigation, Officer Safety and Security, and Legal Considerations.

 About the Instructor:

Homefront Protective Group was created by Lou Savelli, and his wife, Joy, to meet the needs of a dynamic and challenging law enforcement environment. Since its inception, Homefront has trained over 250,000 law enforcement officers in the United States and abroad. Specializing in Counterterrorism and criminal investigations, Homefront has been providing law enforcement and military-centric training to a variety of police agencies throughout the United States and has been a US Department of Defense contractor for over 20 years.  All courses are designed by Lou Savelli, who retired as the detective supervisor of the NYPD Terrorist Interdiction Unit who responded to and investigated the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in NYC on September 11th, 2001.

Homefront Protective Group is uniquely qualified and experienced to provide related training courses to today’s law enforcement officers in any region across the United States. Homefront Protective Group has provided training to agencies throughout the United States and the feedback we receive is overwhelmingly exceptional and the reports of success from our students, using the techniques learned from our training courses, are numerous and consistently outstanding.

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: Pending ILETSB Course Approval

Informants and Sources: Cultivating, Managing and Deploying – CIPTC, Peoria, IL