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Shooting the Car to End Pursuit

By Pam McDonald, Randy Means

…and the dangers of reading qualified immunity decisions

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2016)
 

Police Must Be Reasonable, Not Perfect

By Pam McDonald, Randy Means

Some people have the impression that courts hold police to impossibly high standards. A recent U.S. Supreme Court case reminds that this impression should not be so and provides some relief for officers who make reasonable mistakes.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2015)
 

No “Officer Safety” Exception to the Constitution

By Huth, Charles, Colwell, Jack, Randy Means

Re-think Stop and Frisk; it is the exception, not rule.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2015)
 

SWAT Risk Management and Liability Reduction

By Morefield, Bradley, Randy Means

Deliberate indifference to obvious training needs can cause the department to be held liable. Deliberate indifference involves more than simple negligence. It requires that the entity’s “policymakers” knew or should have known of an obvious training need—amounting to a deliberate or conscious choice to endanger constitutional rights.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2014)
 

Avoid No-Knocking on the Wrong Door

By BJ Bourg

There is simply no excuse for a no-knock warrant on the wrong location. Authenticate the intel, thoroughly document the location, and completely communicate to all involved. If in doubt, stay out. You don’t want to be making a case study remembered for all time.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2014)
 

Supreme Court Decides New Consent Case

By Randy Means, Zachary Miller

Fernandez v. California updates Georgia v. Randolph.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2014)
 

SWAT Risk Management and Liability Reduction, Part 3

By Morefield, Bradley, Randy Means

Positive steps to manage the obvious risk

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2014)
 

SWAT Risk Management and Liability Reduction, Part 2

By Morefield, Bradley, Randy Means

Deliberate indifference to obvious training needs can cause the department to be held liable. Deliberate indifference involves more than simple negligence. It requires that the entity’s “policymakers” knew or should have known of an obvious training need – amounting to a deliberate or conscious choice to endanger constitutional rights.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2014)
 

SWAT Risk Management and Liability Reduction

By Morefield, Bradley, Means, Randy

Fail to train; fail to supervise

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2014)
 

Every Second Counts to the U.S. Supreme Court

By Hopper, Joan

Every Second Counts to the U.S. Supreme Court

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2004)
 
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