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Legal Aspects of Traffic Stops

Wed, February 12, 2020
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST

This challenging full day 8-hour course is designed for patrol officers who already possess a background knowledge and functional experience in search and seizure law. This highly-interactive instruction is advanced and fast-paced and uses case studies to explain the development and the current status of the legal aspects of traffic stops to ensure officers know what they can and cannot do under the Fourth and Fifth Amendments. The cost to attend the course is $200.  Tickets fully refundable up to seven days before the event.  Seating is limited so reserve your seat now!

GROUP AND INVOICED REGISTRATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE – Email inquiries:  comms@lea.agency 

Topics Covered:

  1. A refresher and update in search and seizure law relating directly to traffic stops.
  2. Establishing the legal basis for making the stop initially.
  3. The implications of conducting the traffic stop after Rodriguez v. United States.
  4. The legal basis for controlling the driver and passengers during the traffic stop.
  5. Legally permissible inquiries during the traffic stop.
  6. Extending a traffic stop to conduct a criminal investigation.
  7. The use of K9s to conduct “sniffs” on a vehicle.
  8. Getting to probable cause.
  9. Determining the point at which Miranda warning are required.

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8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Location

West Palm Beach, FL
4215 Cherry Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
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