Constitutional and Other Warnings 1.0

Constitutional and Other Warnings 1.0 

Most Western Republics attempt to balance the awesome power of the state and the accused during the criminal justice process. This balancing process includes providing certain notifications to individuals when they are considered criminal suspects. This course provides explanation and depth to this vital concept when a person is considered a suspect in the United States. We will also explore the various categories of suspects, and how their warnings and rights vary based on their classification.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Indiana Law Enforcement Academy


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training


This class has been accredited by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 1.00 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that ‘accreditation’ indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET.

Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training


Relias Learning is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course Constitutional and Other Warnings 1.0, 10397-0179 has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive 1.00 hours of continuing education.

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PS-0-CONWAR
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Define interrogation and interview.
Define and apply the concept of in-custody interrogation.
Identify the difference between a suspect and a witness.
Identify the Constitutional Amendment governing warnings.
List the Constitutional warning guidelines.
Identify the additional warning requirement for foreign nationals.
Identify the requirement regarding statements under Garrity.
Identify officer rights under the Garrity Rule.

Section 1: Introduction a. About This Course b. Learning Objectives Section 2: Key Concepts a. Key Concepts b. An Interesting Fact c. Key Terms Section 3: Miranda and The Fifth and Sixth Amendments a. Miranda vs. Arizona b. An Interesting Fact c. Miranda and the Fifth and Sixth Amendments Section 4: Applying Miranda Section 5: Reviewing the Basics a. Reviewing the Basics b. The Basics Tested - Dickerson v. United States c. The Warnings d. The Warnings – Best Practices e. An Interesting Fact Section 6: Stop Action a. Stop Action b. Miranda – Various Forms Section 7: Garrity Rights – Protection for Officers a. Garrity Rights – Protection for Officers b. Garrity Rule – the History c. Garrity Warning Statement d. Garrity Rights e. Garrity Rights - Exceptions f. An Interesting Fact Section 8: Conclusion a. Summary b. References c. Congratulations

Instructor: David Lee Salmon II, BS
David Lee Salmon has a BS in Criminal Justice from San Houston State University, Texas. David's background includes being a Law Enforcement and Jail Risk Manager, as well as having served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence. He currently is the OSS Academy Training Coordinator, based in Texas, providing Law Enforcement and Corrections staff with online training. David also serves as the Vice-President of the OSS Law Enforcement Advisors, which provides risk management services, expert witness services, training programs, and law enforcement management tools. Disclosure: David Lee Salmon II, BS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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