Corrections Officer’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. In this dynamic presentation, the following topics are discussed:

  • The causes of corrections officer liability
  • The principles of use of force justification
  • Properly documenting the use of force incident
  • Properly collecting and packaging forensic evidence
  • Guidelines for reducing officer and department liability
  • Using the video camera to document the use of force incident
  • An officer’s role in properly managing the use of force incident at the scene
  • The Supreme Court and appellate court rulings governing corrections use of force
  • The force options available to corrections officers and their impact on officer liability
  • The common mistakes that damage an officer’s defense against allegations of excessive force
  • Recommendations for properly collecting forensic evidence at the scene of a use of force incident

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