Legal Update September 2018 Case Summaries

Prepared by the Legal Training Division at FLETC Circuit Court of Appeals Second Circuit United States v. Santillan, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 23962 (2d Cir. N.Y. Aug. 24, 2018) Santillan was a passenger in a car that Rivera was driving from New York to Massachusetts. A police officer saw Rivera commit several traffic violations and […]

Police Pursuits – Managing Risk and Providing Accountability with a Well-Drafted Pursuit Policy

There are few activities police officers do while conducting enforcement activities that give as much of an adrenaline rush other than a good car chase. One of the few experiences where your training, experience and ability all come together for the purpose of ensuring the apprehension of a suspect who committed a crime. Knowing this […]

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Daigle Law Group, LLC is one of the nation’s leading law firms that specialize in management consulting services in support and development of effective and constitutional policing practices. Our firm focuses on legal representation, management organizational reviews, policy and procedure development and leadership training. DLG works with the three prongs of successful operation to include […]

NTOA Releases 2018 Tactical Response and Operations Standard for Law Enforcement Agencies

In July 2017, the NTOA once again began the arduous task of updating the Tactical Response and Operations Standard for Law Enforcement Agencies (TROS). Keeping in mind the impact that this document has on our profession, it was critical that input from our members was considered. The NTOA contacted all state association presidents, as well […]

NTAC Report: Enhancing School Safety Using A Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence

The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) has just released its report, “Enhancing School Safety Using A Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence.” This report identifies the necessary steps to formulate a comprehensive targeted violence prevention plan. While the focus of this document is on school-related violence, it is also […]

SCOTUS – Government’s Acquisition of Cell-site Records is a Search Under the Fourth Amendment

On June 22, 2018 the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Carpenter v. United States (No. 16-402), 585 US ____ (2018), holding that when the Government obtains access to historical cell-phone records that provide a chronicle of the user’s past movements, it constitutes a search under the Fourth Amendment. As such, the Government […]