LEOSA Retired Police Officers

Use of Force Checklist

Supervisors should utilize this document to review an officer’s Use of Force Report Form and to assist the supervisor when preparing a complete narrative following an investigation into the force used. View Use of Force Checklist

United States Supreme Court

US Supreme Court holds statute of limitations for evidence fabrication claims start when criminal proceedings end

In McDonough v. Smith1, the Supreme Court considered when the statute of limitations begins to run on a constitutional claim that a state official used fabricated evidence to initiate and continue a criminal prosecution. The issue here is whether the …

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SCOTUS – Warrantless Blood Draw of an Unconscious Suspected Drunk Driver is Allowed Under Certain Circumstances

On June 27, 2019, the United States Supreme Court released its decision in the matter of Mitchell v. Wisconsin, 588 U.S. ___ (2019).  This case involves the warrantless blood test of an unconscious, suspected drunk driver.  As we know from …

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