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Assure Legal Validity of the Core Transaction

By Randy Means

For a use of force to be considered reasonable, the core transaction which spurs the use of force must be legally valid. Officers must understand the legal environments surrounding situations of officer-citizen contact to know what amount of force, if any, is permissible. The three primary types of transaction are voluntary contact, investigative detention and arrest.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Integrating Training

By Randy Means

Arguably, nothing goes further toward risk management and liability prevention than assuring critical knowledge and proficiencies, i.e., the core competencies that underlie safe, effective and lawful police work.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2008)
 

Tactical Operations Liability, Part 2

By Stephenie Slahor

Planning, professionalism, and documentation are keys to limiting liability for your tactical team.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2008)
 

Supervisory Liability

By Randy Means

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(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2008)
 

The Need for TEMS

By Christy Whitehead

Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) goes beyond the care of traditional EMS employees. These highly trained medical providers can give immediate medical care to officers, innocent bystanders and suspects.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2007)
 

Negligent Hiring... Passing Around the Bad Apple

By Sean Douris

Departments should dig deep when it comes to applications to avoid hiring or passing on a problematic or dangerous employee.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Dec 2006)
 

2006 Police Fleet Expo

By John Bellah

Nearly 500 law enforcement fleet maintenance personnel from all over the United States and Canada attended the 2006 Police Expo (PFE) in Louisville, KY.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2006)
 

Ten Ways To Trash a SWAT Team, Part III

By Kevin Davis

Selection and training is key to a successful SWAT team and helps avoid potential disasters in an emergency situation.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2006)
 

Training and Liability Issues for Bike Patrol

By Rich Bahret

Every agency should have an in-service training program for bike patrol officers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2006)
 

Social Media: Risk and Liability Issues

By Doreen Jokerst, Randy Means

The use of all forms of social media by law enforcement agencies and individual employees has clearly positive aspects but also the risk of serious problems.

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