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NATIONAL FUGITIVE RECOVERY INSTITUTE
CERTIFICATION COURSES
 
The National Fugitive Recovery Institute offers the best in training and certification services in the industry. Quality books, videos and materials are utilized to provide each student with the best technical knowledge and skill.
 
How Courses Work: Students enroll in the National Fugitive Recovery Institute and study the material in the comfort of their own home or office. Each course that involves a book or study guide is provided with an exam, which must be submitted upon completion of each lesson. The student, upon completion of all required course-work then qualifies to take the Certification Exam, which is done in-person at a designated location every 3 months. Once a final passing grade is achieved, the student then recieves his/her certification, badge and identification card.
 
Courses involving video curriculum require the student to demonstrate, at a regularly scheduled Certification Exam, the required techniques and skills presented in the video. A written exam may also be required for video curriculum.
 
COURSES OFFERED:
 
FUGITIVE RECOVERY AGENT CERTIFICATION COURSE
The curriculum for this agent level is as follows:
 
  1. Bail Bonds - Explanation & Overview -  This course details the inner-workings of the Bail Bonds industry. The process of Bail Bonds, the work of the Bondsman, etc. are presented.
  2. The Criminal Justice System - This course presents the history, development and scope of the US Criminal Justice System.
  3. The Bondsman's Right to Arrest - This course details the scope of authority that the Bondsman has to arrest one placed under his supervision. 
  4. Nicolls -vs- Ingersoll - An indepth study of the US Supreme Court Ruling dealing with the issues of jurisdiction and authority of the Bail Bondsman and/or his/her designated agent.
  5. Taylor -vs Taintor - This is the study of the Supreme Court Ruling, which defined and shaped the work of the modern Fugitive Recovery Agent. 
  6. What is a Fugitive Recovery Agent? - Powers & Responsibilities - in this course the student is exposed to the rights, authority and privileges of the modern Fugitive Recovery Agent. This course also details the resposibilities surrounding the profession. 
  7. Proper Handcuffing Techniques - This video course presents the mose efficient ways of applying handcuffs on a suspect.
  8. Basic Computer Tracing - This is a basic introduction on how to utilize the internet to acquire information concerning a fleeing fugitive.
  9. Basic Surveilence - This course presents the basic techniques used for tailing and surveilence. Introduction to video, camera and listening devices is also presented.
  10. Laws of the State - This course details the specific rules, regulations and guidelines of each state concerning Fugitive Recovery Agents.

The Fugitive Recovery Agent Certification Course is the first or primary level of certification offered by the National Fugitive Recovery Institute. It is required that students who enroll in this program be at least 25 years of age and posses a clean criminal record.

Upon completion of the Fugitive Recovery Agent Certification Course, students are qualified (in most states) to apply for and acquire a position as a Fugitive Recovery Agent (a.k.a. - Bail Enforcement Agent).

Course Costs:

The entire Fugitive Recovery Agent Certification Course, including all manuals, videos and exams may be purchased as follows:

NFRA Members: $350.00 + s/h

Associate NFRA Members: $450.00 + s/h

FUGITIVE RECOVERY SPECIAL AGENT CERTIFICATION COURSE
The curriculum for this agent level is as follows:
 
  1. Criminal Investigation Procedures -  This course details the "How To" of operating a criminal investigation from the Fugitive Recovery Agents' standpoint. Topics include Report Writing, Information Gathering, etc.
  2. Computer Investigations - This course presents the inner workings and details involved in gathering information and performing investigations via computer. Topics inclue Address Retreival, Phone Numbers, Employment Records, Credit Reports, etc. 
  3. Team Investigations- This course details the layout and design of performing team investigations. Topics include Leadership, Delegation of Duties, information Sharing, etc.
  4. Leathal & Non-Lethal Force - An indepth study of the use of Lethal Force as applied to Law Enforcement and Para-Law Enforcement officials.
  5. Transporting Criminals - This course explains the "Do's & Dont's" of fugitive transport. Topics include Treatment of the Fugitive, Trains, Planes and Automobile transport. 
  6. Proper Equipment & Supplies - This course lists and details the specific equipment and supplies, as well as the proper use and maintainence of the trade. 

The complete course listing for the Fugitive Recovery Special Agent Certification Course is available to Members and Associate Members upon request. in total, there are 15 individual classes required for certification as a Fugitive Recovery Special Agent.

The Fugitive Recovery Special Agent Certification Course is the second or advanced level of certification offered by the National Fugitive Recovery Institute. It is required that students who enroll in this program be at least 25 years of age and posses a clean criminal record and have completed the Fugitive Recovery Agent Certification Course.

Upon completion of the Fugitive Recovery Special Agent Certification Course, students are qualified (in most states) to apply for and acquire a position as a Fugitive Recovery Agent (a.k.a. - Bail Enforcement Agent).

Course Costs:

The entire Fugitive Recovery Special Agent Certification Course, including all manuals, videos and exams may be purchased as follows:

NFRA Members: $550.00 + s/h

Associate NFRA Members: $650.00 + s/h

FUGITIVE RECOVERY SELF-DEFENSE CERTIFICATION COURSE
The National Fugitive Recovery Institute has gained the approval and accreditation of the National Ju Jitsu Federation of America, which develpoed and endorses this para-law enforcement self-defense curriculum.
The curriculum for this agent level is as follows:
 
  1. Basic Hand-to-Hand Techniques -  This course covers the concepts and principles of blocking, punching and kicking, as well as unarmed combat techniques.
  2. Non-Lethal Restraining Techniques - This course covers basic and intermediate level restraining techniques utilized by law enforcement agenceis around the world. The course covers take-downs, joint-locks and escorting techniques. 
  3. Edged Weapon Disarming - This course presents techniques for disarming attackers who posses knives, swords, etc.
  4. Defense Against Sticks & Clubs- Presented in this course are techniques to protect against attacks with sticks/clubs, as well as disarming techniques
  5. Firearms Disarming- Presented in this course are techniques utilized by law enforcement officials throughout the world covering rifles, shotguns, revolvers and semi-automatic pistols

Course Costs:

The entire Fugitive Recovery Agent Self-Defense Certification Course, including all manuals, videos and exams may be purchased as follows:

NFRA Members: $250.00 + s/h

Associate NFRA Members: $350.00 + s/h

National Fugitive Recovery Institute holds its Certification Exams every 90 days. Upon completion of your course work, you will receive notification concerning your Final Certification Exam and Graduation Ceremonies.


NATIONAL FUGITIVE RECOVERY AGENCY
NATIONAL FUGITIVE RECOVERY INSTITUTE
Post Office Box 336
Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
Phone: (973) 766-2499