Pitt Community College Law Enforcement Training Division
This 24 hour/credit course provides a legal update on the skills necessary to conduct enforcement activities associated with search warrants, warrantless searches, interviews, eyewitness identifications, and non-testimonial identification orders- and how to avoid liability while doing so. Students must have successfully completed Police Law Institute within the last 5 years.
The course is only open to students who have completed the two-week PLI two or more years ago.
Course Objectives: The student will be able to:
- Draft a valid search warrant.
- Lawfully execute a search warrant.
- Lawfully conduct warrantless searches.
- Conduct interviews lawfully during an investigative detention or arrest situation.
- Apply noncustodial interview procedures to obtain lawful confessions.
- Conduct nontestimonial and eyewitness identification procedures in accordance with applicable law.
- Conduct a valid investigative stop and frisk, and a lawful arrest, using proper basis, parameters and use of force.
Methodologies: This course utilizes discussion, video scenarios, practical exercises, programmed texts, student readings and case studies.
Course Requirements: Attendance is required at all class sessions. The student must participate in class and practical exercises, Students must have a copy of the Arrest, Search and Investigation textbook, written by Robert Farb and published by the UNC School of Government (Fifth Edition)
Special Concerns: Readings and other assignments will need to be completed in the student’s evening hours.
Required test: 2016 Arrest, Search, and Investigation textbook (5th edition) with supplement, written by Robert Farb and published by the UNC School of Government
PCC has 25 sets of manuals that students may borrow while enrolled in the course- however, if a student would prefer to highlight and make notes during class, it is recommended that they purchase their own set.
Instructor: Andrew Tallmer, Esq.
Dates: November 30, 2020 - December 1, 2020
8:00am - 5:00pm EDT
PCC LE Training Center, 2096 Central Park Drive, Winterville, NC 28590
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