Legal 101 Search Seizure & Miranda

Course length

8 Hours

About the course

This class is designed for law enforcement officers assigned to patrol duties with one to three years of experience however it is a great refresher for any officer or detective. It is the first of a two part series developed by Elliott Casey and Bryan Porter.

Every year, more and more legal knowledge is required of police officers in the field. A thorough understanding of the legal basis for patrol work is the most important tool a police officer can carry with them. This Seminar incorporates classroom lecture and practical demonstrations and exercises to explore topics confronting today’s patrol officers. This class is designed for law enforcement officers assigned to patrol duties with one to three years of experience. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to:

- Information and tips
- Anonymous informants
- Criminal informants
- Consensual Encounters and Consent to Search
- Investigative Detentions
- The Right Way to Conduct a Pat-Down
- Miranda: Interviews and Interrogations
- Misdemeanor Arrest
- Searching a Person
- Searching a Vehicle