Rights of Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and other Law Enforcement Professionals

Rights of Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and other Law Enforcement Professionals
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2019-10-29
Unit 1 Slide Deck: Rights of Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and other Law Enforcement Professionals
Unit 2 Recording: Rights of Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and other Law Enforcement Professionals

As a law enforcement officer, you must serve and protect. But what rights do police officers, sheriff’s deputies, and other police professionals have, both for on an off-duty conduct? And what are your obligations if you are a supervisor or manager? This program will give you the essentials on free speech and association, due process in disciplinary matters, right to officer privacy, regulation of off-duty conduct, prevention of harassment and discrimination, and the right to legal representation. You will learn:

  • Restrictions on free speech and the right of association on and off-duty.
  • Protections against self-incrimination and right to counsel in criminal and administrative investigations.
  • Conduct that can be disciplined and procedural safeguards in the disciplinary process.
  • Protection of privacy on and off-duty.
  • Regulation of secondary employment.
  • Freedom from harassment and discrimination.

 

Audience Comments:

  • “Since it just touched on many topics regarding officer rights, I appreciate the list of resources.” — C. William
  • “The presenter was very detailed and informative in all the information.” — Donald
  • “It was a lot to take in. But I think hearing someone else’s point of view and expertise in this area was the most valuable.” — ERIC
  • “I think this class was very comprehensible from start to finish.” –James
  • “The presenter did an excellent job explaining the material.” — Patrick
  • “The social media portion was excellent. This is new territory for many police managers and executives.” — Ryan

 

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