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Continuing Education


Hours: 8
Tuition: $95

Program Information:

There have been more substantive changes in the law recently then in any other time in the last decade. Law enforcement officers must familiarize themselves with the new rules on search incident to arrest, police-citizen interactions at traffic stops and other important developments that will have a direct impact on law enforcement in the future. This engaging 8 hour program is a discussion based curriculum designed to allow officers to work through scenarios founded on new changes in the law.  Officers will be presented with fact patterns based on criminal cases that affect their work in the field and will be expected to work through the appropriate legal solutions/considerations.

Topics Include:

  • An overview of important changes in the law.

  • Problems, scenarios and fact patterns pertaining to:
    Search and Seizure
    Confession Law
    Juvenile Law
    Evidence Collection

  • A discussion of search warrant execution in Child Sexual Assault and Internet Crime Cases:

  • Expanding the definition of “physical evidence”

  • A discussion of search warrant execution in Drug Cases including:
    Warrants for car keys and titles
     Alternatives to dynamic entry

  • Implications of search incident to arrest afterArizona v. Gant and Herring v. U.S.

  • Police-citizen interactions in light of Arizona v. Johnson.

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


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