Middle Manager’s Role in Managing the Use of Force incident

Hours: Eight

Seminar Synopsis:
This informative liability management seminar is based on the nationally acclaimed book: MANAGING THE USE OF FORCE INCIDENT for Criminal Justice Officers, Supervisors, and Administrators. In this seminar, the author – Howard Webb – offers insights into officer and department liability and the role of the mid-manager in the proper management of officer and department liability. In this dynamic presentation, the following topics will be discussed:

  • Use of force Justification
  • The supervisor as a use of force instructor
  • The causes of officer and department liability
  • Properly documenting the use of force incident
  • Properly managing use of force training programs
  • Strategies for proactively evaluating potential liability
  • The importance of post-use of force supervisory debriefings
  • A mid-manager’s role in properly managing officer and department liability
  • The importance of mid-management leadership in reducing liability management
  • The importance of proactively identifying potential officer and department liability
  • The force options available to criminal justice officers and their impact on officer liability
  • The benefits that “managing by wandering around” has on department and officer liability
  • Understanding the importance of use of force training for investigators and first-line supervisors
  • The common mistakes that damage and officer’s defense against allegations of excessive force
  • The Supreme Court and appellate court rulings governing the use of deadly and non-deadly force
  • Recommendations for properly collecting forensic evidence at the scene of a use of force incident
  • The effect that proper mid-management supervision plays in reducing officer and department liability

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