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Wiretap Investigations and Prosecutions

Wiretap Investigations and Prosecutions
This one-day course explains the legal and investigative issues surrounding a wiretap. Students will be introduced to the initial process of preparing a wiretap affidavit, including both the legal requirements for seeking a wiretap and the practical investigative questions that must be addressed prior to obtaining judicial approval for a wiretap. The course will also explain the various issues that often occur during the course of a wiretap, as well as what steps must be taken at the close of the wiretap investigation to prepare the case for prosecution.

Date & Location

March 28, 2019
CDAA Training Center Sacramento

Technical Advisors

Satish Jallepalli, Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County


Legal Requirements for Obtaining a Wiretap, Discovery, Grand Jury Issues, Litigation, Suppression, Case Law & Practical Issues, What Crimes May be Investigated Through a Wiretap, How to Review and Prepare an Affidavit in Support of a Wiretap, Different Strategies for Using a Wiretap in Investigations, The Prosecutor's Role in a Wiretap Investigation, Prosecutor's Discovery & Disclosure Obligations Upon Filing a Criminal Case, Evidentiary Issues to Expect When Presenting Wiretap Evidence in Court, How to Address Suppression Motions Challenging the Wiretap Orders

MCLE Credit

This seminar is certified for 4 hours of MCLE credit.  (Actual credit will depend upon the final agenda.)


The CDAA Training Center is located at 921 11th Street, Suite 300 in downtown Sacramento. 
Although a room block has not been reserved, the following hotels will offer the government rate when available: Sheraton Grand (approximately 2 blocks from CDAA) (916) 447-1700; Citizen Hotel (approximately 2 blocks from CDAA) (916) 447-2700; Hyatt Regency (approximately 4 blocks from CDAA) (916) 443-1234; Residence Inn Sacramento at Capitol Park (approximately 6 blocks from CDAA) (916) 443-0500; and Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza (approximately 7 blocks from CDAA) (916) 446-0100. We advise calling well in advance to secure the rates.


A city-owned parking structure is located across from CDAA with entrances on 10th and 11th Streets, between I and J Streets. The daily maximum charge is $25 (rates subject to change). Super Shuttle roundtrip between the Sacramento International Airport and Downtown Sacramento is approximately $29.00.


A FULL catered lunch is included in your tuition. 

Late Registration After February 25, 2019
CDAA Member: $145
Non-Member: $165

Cancellations must be received in writing by March 18, 2019 to avoid the $49 cancellation fee. 

Please see CDAA’s Cancellation Policies and General Registration Information by clicking HERE.


There are no scholarships available for this training.


The tentative agenda will be available soon.

This training will start at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m.  A FULL catered lunch is included in your tuition.

CDAA Contact

Alicia Carrillo, Training Consultant, acarrillo@cdaa.org
3/28/2019 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
CDAA Training Center 921 11th Street, Suite 300 Sacramento 95814

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