Franklin County Public Safety Training Center
3075 Molly Pitcher Highway
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Michael Halbleib is currently a Lt Colonel with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. Michael began his career with the Louisville Police Department in 1992. He was soon promoted to Detective with the Metro Narcotics Major Case Unit. He investigated numerous major case narcotic trafficking organizations and assisted in the prosecution and conviction of several criminal syndicates / conspiracies. Michael was awarded the Louisville Police Officer of the Year in 2000 while in the major case narcotics unit. He was a Field Training Officer and spent 5 years with the Homicide Unit and SWAT. Michael has been teaching in the field of narcotics for the community, police in-service classes and recruit classes for 16 years.
Michael was also awarded the Executive Merit Award, the Jefferson County Judge Executive’s Merit Award and nominated for the 2009 & 2010 Bluecoat’s Officer of the Year. Currently Michael is a Lt Colonel and manages a narcotics unit that focuses on mid level and major case cartel investigations. He is also a certified police instructor with the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council and an expert witness for the Jefferson and Bullitt County Commonwealth Attorney’s
This course is designed to teach police officers how to use search warrants as an effective tool in criminal investigations. Officers will learn how to articulate elements sufficient to establish probable cause, withstand suppression issues and decreasing potential for civil liability.
Writing search warrants can be very stressful for officers. This course will teach officers how to begin preparing search warrants in the early stages of an investigation. This preparation will help eliminate stress and allow officers to draft quick, detailed search warrants.
Officers will obtain training on utilizing information from confidential informants in search warrant preparations. This course will further explain the proper processes for signing up an informant, establishing their credibility and documentation in investigations.
Officers will be able to write thorough and flawless search warrants that can withstand the scrutiny of court proceedings. Upon completion of this course officers will be confident in their ability to prepare and safely execute professional search warrants.