Legal Tips for Police Officers-Rockford

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Date: Monday, February 18, 2019
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 04, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor Location:
NITAB Office
527 Coleman Center Drive
Rockford, IL 61108
Instructor: Judge Daniel Shanes, 19th Judicial Circuit- Lake County, Presiding Judge felony division
Member's Fee: $0
Non-Member & Civilian Fee: $85
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COURSE CONTENT: This course will provide legal guidance on many topics, so that evidence police officers obtain will be admissible at trial and the officers will be able to avoid civil liability for themselves and their agencies.  This course will discuss, review and analyze recent criminal case law as it applies to police officers.  Judge Shanes will engage the officers in real-life scenarios, applying the legal principles with them in a manner that they should then take back and use during their law enforcement duties.

Topics will include:

Avoiding the need to give a suspect “Miranda” warning

Using the “knock and talk” doctrine to question people

The latest developments regarding vehicle searches

Benefits for officers and agencies from obtaining search warrants

How a consensual encounter differs from a person being stopped by police

Relying upon an anonymous 911 caller to conduct a vehicle stop

New developments in the law regarding consent searches

Searches incident to arrest and U.S. Supreme Court decision on cell phones

How to interview witnesses so their statements will be admissible at trial if they later change their story