North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Police Law Institute

Date:

Place:

May 15-26, 2017 Gastonia
May 15-26, 2017 Salemburg
July 31 - August 11, 2107 Salemburg
August 21 - September 1, 2017 Edneyville
October 2-13, 2017 Edneyville
October 9 - 20, 2017 Salemburg
November 27 - December 8, 2017 Salemburg

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 
 

Who Should Attend:

Investigators and law enforcement officers involved with enforcement activities associated with search warrants, warrantless searches, interviews, eyewitness identifications and nontestimonial identification orders and who are subject to potential legal liability resulting from those activities. NO STUDENT WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR PARTIAL ENROLLMENT.

Course Goals:

To provide the skills necessary to conduct enforcement activities associated with search warrants, warrantless searches, interviews, eyewitness identifications and nontestimonial identification orders and to avoid liability while conducting such activities.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to:

⇒ Draft a valid search warrant.
⇒ Lawfully execute a search warrant.
⇒ Lawfully conduct warrantless searches.
⇒ Conduct interviews lawfully during an investigative detention or arrest situation.
⇒ Apply noncustodial interview procedures to obtain lawful confessions.
⇒ Conduct nontestimonial and eyewitness identification procedures in accordance with applicable law.
⇒ Conduct a valid investigative stop and frisk and a lawful arrest, using proper basis, parameters and use of force.
⇒ Determine whether non-lethal and deadly force may lawfully be used in given fact situations.
⇒ Determine whether emergency vehicle operation is appropriate under given fact situations.

Methodologies:

This course utilizes discussion, video scenarios, practical exercises, programmed texts, student readings and case studies.  

Course Requirements:

Attendance is required at all class sessions. The student must participate in class and practical exercises, successfully prepare search warrants and nontestimonial orders and successfully attain a required score on a written examination. Students are required to have a copy of the Arrest, Search and Investigation textbook (5th ed., 2016), written by Robert Farb and published by the UNC School of Government.

Please bring a laptop to class.

Special Concerns:
Readings and other assignments will need to be completed in the student’s evening hours.

Registration:

Register for ALL NCJA classes (online, traditional, and web-based) on our North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.


 


Course Coordinators:

J. Rick Brown
Jarrett McGowan
Paige Phillips

Length of Course:

Ten Days - 76 hours
 

CICP Accredited Course


Enrollment may be limited per department.


 
Novmeber 27 - December 8, 2017