Police Legal Advisor Training Program (PLATP)
Cocoa Beach, Florida May 10-13, 2022
This four-day course presents a comprehensive look at the legal aspects of law enforcement important to police legal advisors. The course fee is $950. Certification for thirty-two hours of CLE (including four hours of ethics and two hours of anti-bias training) has been requested from the Florida Bar and will be sought from other state bar associations upon request. Although this course is designed for Police Legal Advisors, it also provides an outstanding review of the law important to state and federal prosecutors as well as Police Academy Instructors and Law Enforcement Training Supervisors.
A limited number of rooms are being made available at a special discounted group rate of $141 per night. Reservation information, including a special group reservation link, will be provided upon registration. The cut-off date for room reservations is April 11, 2022.
Tuesday, May 10 – Day 1
Search and Seizure Law for Police Legal Advisors
Fourth Amendment Refresher
Search Warrant Application and Execution
Warrantless Searches and Seizures
The Evolving Law of Traffic Stops
Wednesday, May 11 – Day 2
The Legal Aspects of the Use of Force
Societal Pressures on the “Reasonable Officer” Standard
Qualified Immunity and Deadly Force
Use of Force Case Law Updates
Electronic Surveillance and Emerging Technologies
Technology and the Law
Mosaic Theory and Data Acquisition
Implicit Bias in Policing – Separating the Science from the Politics
This two-hour topic provides an analysis of the data from the studies designed to determine the role of bias in law enforcement decisions.
Thursday, May 12 – Day 3
This two-hour topic provides an update on the developments of both the legal restrictions and ethical expectations of Constitutional Policing.
Interrogations and Interviews
Fifth Amendment Self-Incrimination Clause Refresher
Custody for Miranda Purposes
Interrogation and Functional Equivalents
The Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel
Officer Liability, Supervisor Liability, and Municipal Liability
LEO Civil Liability under Federal Law
The Evolution of Qualified Immunity
LEO Criminal Liability under Federal Law
LEO Liability under State Law
Friday, May 13 – Day 4
Police Legal Advisor Ethics
This four-hour block of instruction provides ethics training essential to police legal advisors.
First Amendment Issues in Policing
First Amendment Issues
Dealing with First Amendment Auditors
First Amendment Retaliation
Law Enforcement Officer Training
Emerging Legal Trends
This is a one-hour panel discussion about the issues that police legal advisors can expect to encounter in the near future.
Seating is strictly limited to 100 participants nationwide. The course fee is fully refundable up to one week before the training starts, so reserve your seat today!
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