Intermediate Use of Force- TCOLE 2107 (FREE: San Antonio)

Intermediate Use of Force- TCOLE 2107 (FREE: San Antonio)
Mandatory TCOLE training for officers wishing to obtain their Intermediate certificate.












Intermediate Use of Force (TCOLE 2107) (2-Day) (San Antonio)

Wed/Thur, October 24/25, 2018 (8 am – 5:00 pm)

TUITION: FREE 
(Members please make sure you log into your EXISTING membership account.  Do NOT create a new account. If you need assistance with your username or password, please contact the CLEAT office at 512-495-9111 or 800-252-8153)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Required for a TCOLE Intermediate Certification, TCOLE 2107, Intermediate Use of Force, encompasses a complete review of the terminology, concepts and legal aspects of law enforcement use of force and deadly force.  The class will cover material to ensure the students meets the TCOLE required learning objectives for this class.

Learning Objectives:  

  • The student will be able to identify definitions relating to use of force.
  • The student will be able to identify psychological aspects of the use of force.
  • The student will be able to identify factors to consider when determining the need to use force when effecting an arrest.
  • The student will be able to identify important aspects of training as they relate to use of force.
  • The student will be able to identify the seven most common types of incidents in which peace officers will be shot by civilians.
  • The student will be able to identify the seven most common types of incidents in which peace officers are most likely to shoot a civilian.
  • The student will be able to identify the most frequent types of resistance encountered by law enforcement officers.
  • The student will be able to identify factors that affect an agency's justifiable homicide rate (JHR).
  • The student will be able to identify moral considerations or forces affecting an officer's decision to use deadly force.
  • The student will be able to identify the reasons for various administrative mechanisms developed to reduce avoidable shootings.
  • The student will be able to identify six force options available to peace officers.
  • The student will be able to identify and discuss the relationship of level of vulnerability to the appropriate level of force response as exhibited in the "Use of Force Continuum Scale".
  • The student will be able to identify factors that relate to an officer's command presence.
  • The student will be able to identify aspects of communication strategies used when dealing with the public.
  • The student will be able to identify characteristics of verbal judo (verbal persuasion).
  • The student will be able to identify five elements used in the prior analysis of a scene.
  • The student will be able to identify benefits for officers that may result from training in rhetorical strategies.
  • The student will be able to identify benefits to an officer and for law enforcement administrators that may result from good training in communication strategies.
  • The student will be able to identify four elements that an officer must recognize and control in every encounter.
  • The student will be able to identify 5 helpful "tools" used in redirecting someone's behavior using verbal persuasion.
  • The student will be able to identify types of verbal appeals.
  • The student will be able to identify when words are no longer working as a force option.
  • The student will be able to identify criteria relating to a professional peace officer.
  • The student will be able to identify general principles relating to confrontation communication (verbal judo).
  • The student will be able to identify when it is appropriate to use weaponless control techniques.
  • The student will be able to identify factors relating to the justification for use of electrical or chemical weapons.
  • The student will be able to identify possible situations in which the electrical or chemical weapons can be used.
  • The student will be able to identify types of unauthorized use of the electrical or chemical weapons.
  • The student will be able to identify when it is appropriate to use a baton or impact weapon.
  • The student will be able to identify issues that should be addressed in an agency's deadly force policy.
  • The student will be able to identify the fleeing felon rule established in common law.
  • The student will be able to identify key elements of the most significant court case(s) concerning the use of deadly force.
  • The student will be able to identify three psychological reactions that officers often experience following a shooting incident.
  • The student will be able to identify the 5 phases of transition that persons who experience traumatic events typically go through.
  • The student will be able to identify various post-shooting services available to officers.
  • The student will be able to identify typical procedures that are followed after an officer involved shooting.
  • The student will be able to identify typical procedures that are followed in an internal affairs investigation of excessive force.
  • The student will be able to identify the possibilities of criminal charges being filed in civil rights cases involving excessive force.
  • The student will be able to define and identify tort suits, the three degrees of tort actions, and breach of duty.
  • The student will be able to identify governmental liability under the Texas Tort Claims Act.
  • The student will be able to identify the four elements of Title 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, the Civil Rights Act of 1871.
  • The student will be able to identify major constitutional provisions that are used as the basis for Section 1983 actions involving police use of force.
  • The student will be able to identify certain basic principles of the nature and scope of Section 1983 that have emerged from Supreme Court decisions.
  • The student will be able to identify types of relief or damages that are available in a tort or Section 1983 suit.
  • The student will be able to identify the potential for loss of large sums of money to pay for attorney fees under Title 42 Section 1988 U.S.C.A. even if compensatory or punitive damages are small.
  • The student will be able to identify opportunities for legal representation and indemnification as provided by statute, local ordinance, or local policy in an excessive force case.
  • The student will be able to identify the role their agency's written directives have in the officer's liability.
  • The student will be able to identify officer liability in not following prudent police procedures prior to the decision to use force.
  • The student will be able to identify possible personal liability for failure to stop other officers from using excessive force in his presence.
  • The student will be able to identify factors that the courts use to determine if unreasonable force was used in a case.
  • The student will be able to identify factors relating to police negligence in establishing or maintaining roadblocks in police emergencies.
  • The student will be able to identify fourth amendment applications to excessive force cases.
  • The student will be able to identify the concepts of vicarious liability.
  • The student will be able to identify seven most common ways for vicarious liability to be established in federal civil rights violation cases.
  • The student will be able to identify the issue of good faith as it affects officer liability and the liability of local government.

TCOLE CREDIT: Officers will receive 16-hours credit from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (Now TCOLE)


HOST:  UTSA PD



LOCATION:

UTSA - Frio South Room- 1.406 
501 W César E Chávez Blvd
San Antonio TX 78207

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REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Our registration system is designed to collect all the information needed to facilitate the reporting of hours to TCOLE. We will have a pre-printed roster at the training site so all you have to do is verify your information and initial, rather than having to manually sign in on the roster.  To do this, we need your help to make sure we have your information in advance of the class.

CLEAT MEMBERS
You already have an account in our database system. Please log into your existing account to register. Do not create a new account.  You may need to reset your password if you have not logged in before.  If you have trouble locating your account or resetting your password, it is probably because we do not have an e-mail address on file for you or it is an old e-mail address that you are not using anymore.  You can e-mail Chris Jones (chris.jones@cleat.org) and we will reset your account using the e-mail address you used to send the e-mail.  Or you can call Kristi Hill at the Austin office (512-495-9111) for immediate assistance.  If you are logging in for the first time, please update your contact information, PID, DOB, etc.  Click the link at the top - "Welcome, Your Name" to access and edit your membership information.

NON MEMBERS
Create a new account. Make sure you enter your department or agency in the "Primary Organization" field when creating the account.  If you are retired, enter the agency followed by retired.  If you are not affiliated with an agency but wish to attend to keep your TCOLE hours current, enter "None".  Once you have logged in, you can also update your contact information, PID and DOB for the roster. Click the link at the top - "Welcome, Your Name" to access and edit your information.


COMPLETING REGISTRATION:
After logging in, go to the specific event you are interested in registering for.  If you are not on the event page, click events at the top of the page and this will take you to the training schedule.  When viewing a specific event, there will be button that reads "Register Myself". After clicking this button, click the button that appears at the bottom of the page, "Proceed to Check Out".  This will bring up  the confirmation page. If there is a fee for the event, you will be able to enter payment information.  If not, simply click the button at the bottom "Submit Order" to finalize the registration.

If you have any problems along the way, don't hesitate to contact us.


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When
10/24/2018 8:00 AM - 10/25/2018 5:00 PM
Where
501 W César E Chávez Blvd San Antonio, TX. 78207

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