Use of Force – Law and Liability
Thursday, May 27th from 0800 to 1700
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office – Armory Classroom
25500 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
This course presents a comprehensive “deep-dive” into the legal aspects of the use of force including societal pressures on the Reasonable Officer standard. This course is the only one of its kind that includes Florida-specific statutes and case law.
The cost of this course is $199 per seat. The class size is strictly limited to only 25 seats!
The historical and present development of the law governing the use of force by law enforcement officers.
The concept and fallacies of the Reasonable Officer standard.
Determining the legal requirements for different degrees of force.
The “range of reasonableness.”
Use of Force versus Show of Force
Civil Liability under Federal law.
Civil Liability under state law.
Qualified Immunity and the “Perfect Storm.”
Societal Pressures on the Reasonable Officer Standard.