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Constitutional Use of Force - Calibre Press

Class Length: 8 hours
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Register 3/8/20233/8/20230800 - 1700Denton Public Safety Training Center
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DESCRIPTION

This dynamic, one day program is a reality-based course that separates fact from fiction about Case Law and The Use of Force and Human Performance Under Stress. Focusing on Supreme Court decisions and applicable state statutes this course strives to help limit your exposure to excessive and unnecessary uses of force and as a result, avoid litigation. From practical application on the street for line officers through force investigations, students will develop working knowledge of the constitutional parameters for using force. In addition, scientific factors affecting human performance during dynamic and evolving force events will be examined as well as the impact of video on investigations and public perception.

Discover the Science of Police and Human Performance under Stress. Using real incidents, you’ll learn the mind and body’s limitations and normal response when using force. This course is constantly evolving and delivers video recorded current incidents, case studies, and small group discussion:

Constitutional and Relevant Laws:

  • Reality v. Myths
  • Graham v. Connor
  • Case studies

 

Human Performance Factors:

  • What does the research tell us?
  • Physiologic Responses to Stress
  • Perceptual Distortions

 

Use of Video Recording:

  • Public Perception and Video Analysis
  • Limitations
  • Excessive Force and Deadly Force:
  • Cost to Agency
  • Constitutional Limitations
  • Investigative Process

 

Use of Force with Disabled Persons:

  • Resistance v. Combativeness
  • Recognizing a Person in Crisis
  • Excited Delirium

 

Report Writing:

  • Key Elements to Creating a Sound Report
  • How Your Report will be Used

 

Electronic Control Weapons:

  • Drive Stun v. Dart Mode
  • Taser, Baton, OC, etc.
  • Deposition Tactics

PREREQUISITES

Law Enforcement Only

COURSE COST

$179

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