Pitt Community College Law Enforcement Training Division
Who Should Attend: Investigators and other law enforcement officers who are charged with the responsibility of conducting warrantless searches.
Course Goal: The course examines exceptions to the search and arrest warrant requirements.
Course Objectives : At the end of this course, the participants will be able to achieve the following objectives:
- Analyze and determine when a reasonable expectation of privacy exists for purposes of the Fourth Amendment.
- Determine what actions by law enforcement do not constitute a search within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment.
- Identify and apply the exceptions to the search warrant requirement, including consent searches, the automobile exception, searches incident to arrest, and inventory searches. Also examined are crime scene searches, trash pulls, and searches of fire scenes.
- Identify and prepare for problem areas resulting in potential civil liability.
Methodologies: This course utilizes discussion, video scenarios, practical exercises and case studies.
Course Requirement: Students must satisfactorily complete all assignments.
Special Concerns: Some evening work is required. It is recommended that the student brings a laptop computer.
Instructor: Andrew Tallmer, Esq.
Dates: May 20-21, 2020
8:00am - 5:00pm EDT
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