Police Liability: Recent Developments under Section 1983

Police Liability: Recent Developments under Section 1983
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2019-02-07
Unit 1 Slide Deck: Police Liability: Recent Developments under Section 1983
Unit 2 Recording: Police Liability: Recent Developments under Section 1983

Law enforcement professionals are under a lot of scrutiny these days. Stay ahead of the critics and learn the latest Supreme Court cases and best practices in the use of force. This webinar will cover new directions on the police use of force, trends, controversies, resources you can use, and much more. Specifically, you will learn about:

  • Supreme Court cases decided in 2018, covering four civil and three criminal that will affect your work, and previewing cases scheduled for 2019.
  • The latest on use of force, including restrictions on Taser use, handling emotionally disturbed subjects with de-escalation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), re-thinking the 21-foot rule on persons with knives, and the IACP consensus policy against shooting at vehicles.
  • The Supreme Court’s rejection of the “provocation rule” and what developments in the qualified immunity defense mean to you in law enforcement.
  • The body worm camera (BWC) debate on when police officers should view their recordings.
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