Since 1969, law enforcement officers have been guided in searches incidental to arrest by Chimel v. California. In that case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that if police arrest an individual, they may - without a search warrant - search the body of the person and … the area into which he might reach, perhaps to destroy evidence or to seize a weapon. In the years since, society has changed, as has technology. With the proliferation of handheld electronic devices, such as Smart Phones, PDA's, Tablets, and the like, law enforcement officers are changing their approach to the information explosion caused by these emerging technologies. This course focuses on some of these emerging technologies and officer procedural changes brought about by the technology, as well as legal ramifications. We also explore concerns for individual private property rights, and the recent landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Riley v. California, that protects a resident's right to privacy when an electronic device is seized by law enforcement or incidental to arrest.
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
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.
Relias Learning is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course Recording Law Enforcement Actions 1.0, 10397-0206 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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2. Defining the Recording Dilemma
3. Police & the Public's 1st Amendment Rights
4. 4th Amendment & Riley v. California
5. Digital Footprints
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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