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The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law 7–8, 2009 | Washington, DC
The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement

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The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement

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  1. 1. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law 7–8, 2009 | Washington, DC July Enforcement Optional Post-Conference Workshop: July 9, 2009 Safe on the Streets: Defensive Tactics for Law Develop and Execute Proven Policies and Procedures for Use of Force in Your Agency You Will Learn to: Examine the Use of Lethal and Non-Lethal Forces Implement Practices to Improve Officer Safety in the Line of Duty Determine the role TASER and other less lethal technologies Develop tactics to ensure officer safety during high-risk and volatile confrontations play in use of force incidents Understand and Comply with Use of Force Policies Learn the Legal Ramifications and Liabilities Surrounding and Procedures Use of Force Learn the latest policy trends under federal, state and Educate your officers on potential liability risks and local jurisdictions implement force reporting procedures and protocols 1
  2. 2. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Who Day One: July 7, 2009 Should Attend: 8:30 Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast 9:00 Keynote Address • Police Chiefs Protect and Serve: The Legal Standards of Use of Force Law enforcement use of force is a required field of learning for all law enforcement agen- • Deputy Chiefs cies. Today, court decisions, state and federal mandates, and tort reforms shape law across the nation. Study the landmark cases of Graham v. Connor and Tennessee v. Garner and • Training Managers explore more recent cases in a variety of categories, such as handcuffing and use of less- than-lethal devices. During this in-depth keynote you will learn to: • Training Instructors • Interpret the constitutional legal standards in use of force policy • Weigh the circumstances of an officer’s use of force on the job • Department Administrators • Determine the place of policy, including the Graham standard in today’s legal landscape J. Michael McGuinness • City Managers The McGuinness Law Firm • Elected Officials 10:30 • City and County Attorneys Break & Refreshments • Police Legal Advisers 10:45 Assess Liability in Use of Force Incidents • Risk Managers In law enforcement, police administrators and command staff must constantly focus on the threat of civil liability. Today, lawsuits question whether a law enforcement agency has responsibly planned and managed a broad array of operational and administrative dynam- • Professional Standards Staff ics. The agency’s written policies are challenged and its programs of training, supervision, and discipline are closely scrutinized. Supervisory liability, liability for negligent training and … and anyone involved municipal liability can quickly follow from this scrutiny. in Use of Force for law • Study responsible, systematic planning and administration to minimize officer mistakes enforcement and misconduct • Decrease the threat of supervisory and municipal liability Steve Ashley, MS, MLS, ARM Police Policy Studies Council 12:00 Lunch Break 2
  3. 3. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Reasons Day One, Continued: July 7, 2009 to Attend: 1:00 Define Use of Force for Law Enforcement Professionals Modern law enforcement is one of the most widely misunderstood professions, both internally and externally. While much of this is caused by television and movies, we in law enforce- ment are also to blame. Frequently we use terminology casually and without regard to pos- 1. Balance Your Use of sible negative perceptions. Positive community relations are not possible in an environment Force Policy with the of mistrust and misunderstanding. In this session, participants will discuss: Legal Landscape of Your • Commonly misused law enforcement terms and the problems they create from community Jurisdiction relations and legal defensibility perspectives • The power of proper documentation and positive personal interaction with members of the media and the community 2. Identify and Implement Steve Ashley, MS, MLS, ARM the Standards of Force Police Policy Studies Council Reporting at Your Agency 2:30 3. Maintain and Improve Break & Refreshments Officer Safety on the Job 2:45 Understand Force Reporting for Risk Mitigation 4. Create a Use of Force A key phase in controlling law enforcement risk management involves officers reporting of Strategy that Best Fits Your their uses of force. Understanding the standards of force, knowing the pitfalls force report- Department’s Needs ing, considering officers’ limitations and learning from past mistakes all play a critical role in managing the risks associated with officers’ use of force reporting. 5. Determine the Appropriate • Investigate the standards related to force reporting • Implement a reporting plan that is complies with reporting standards Use of Less Lethal Harvey V. Hedden Technologies such as Deputy Executive Director TASER and other Less International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association Lethal Technology 4:15 Adjourn 3
  4. 4. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Day Two: July 8, 2009 8:30 12:00 Continental Breakfast Lunch Break 9:00 1:00 Keynote Address Survive the Nightshift The Great Debate: TASER and Other Less Lethal Officers on patrol encounter numerous scenarios during every shift, Devices…Are They Helping of Hurting? some they can prepare for, but many that must be met with quick thinking. Violent encounters reported during the “nightshift” are often The TASER is a handgun-sized weapon that can deliver 50,000 volts the most dangerous. to an unruly suspect from up to 18 feet away. The risk of severe or life-threatening injuries is extremely low. Discover the legal landscape • Identify safety techniques through the use of low-light policing for TASER use, explore the facts and determine if the TASER will have and other safety tactics a place in your arsenal. This session will also address the use of • Discuss the specialization surrounding low-light policing other options such as pepper spray, mace, and stun guns and what and training the future holds for these less lethal options. In this informative keynote Tom Aveni address you will learn to: Police Policy Studies Council • Identify the benefits of adding less lethal weapons to your officers’ arsenal 2:30 • Examine the current legal precedent for the use TASER and less Break & Refreshments lethal devices • Dispel common myths and misconceptions surrounding incidents 2:45 involving less lethal devices Discuss the Use of Deadly Force Steve Ashley, MS, MLS, ARM In many urban and suburban settings, the police use of deadly force Police Policy Studies Council remains an incendiary issue. Current analysis suggests that police are shooting unarmed suspects almost as frequent as they did prior to the landmark Tennessee v. Garner decision. Are there critical policy and 10:30 training issues that agencies are overlooking? And, are there training Break & Refreshments practices that seem to substantially correlate with misapplications of deadly force? 10:45 • Take a critical look at deadly force issues making Maintain Officer Safety On and Off the Job today’s headlines Officer safety in the field is of great importance and often an • Assess the use of deadly force situations in your jurisdiction and overlooked subject. Determine ways to increase officer safety by determine how these cases may impact your policy learning the necessary skills to recognize dangerous offenders. Tom Aveni Also identify techniques that will maximize officer safety during the Police Policy Studies Council interview and interrogation process. The session will: • Equip you will best practices for officer safety and survival 4:15 • Address legal issues associated with officer safety techniques Conference Adjourns Kevin Stephens Academy Staff, Training Bureau Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department 4
  5. 5. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Post-Conference Workshops are practical, supplementary application sessions which incorporate and review tools, techniques and methods presented during the event. Participants will obtain a further understanding of how to use newly acquire tools and cutting-edge strategies to aftercare coordination and collaboration. Through group exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with the expertise and resources needed for immediate and practical application. Enrollment space is limited, so registered today to reserve your place. “The information Post-Conference Workshop: July 9, 2009 presented will be 8:30 applied to my Workshop Registration & Continental Breakfast department and 9:00-12:00 Workshop our review of Safe on the Streets: Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement Survival incidents.” Academy training provides limited training on the importance of defensive tactics on the job. It is also difficult to implement tactics in the middle of a high-impact situation. In this interac- tive workshop, develop the skills necessary to approach and control every situation. Develop Tony Nares, Commander the ability to outmaneuver any subject with simple and effective defensive tactics that can be San Diego Sheriff’s Department used in a variety of situations. This interactive workshop will cover: • The latest training trends and identify which are best for your agency • Develop preventative safety tactics to integrate into use of force situations including the use of Tactical Communication from the Verbal Judo Institute for threat assessment, deci- sion making and the best non-escalation, de-escalation, and debriefing communication tactics • Gather information about proper procedure and execution within your jurisdiction based on the time-tested, court defensible Street Survival Seminar Series report writing and testifying tactics and strategies • Improve defensive readiness for front-line officers through the use of Adult Learning and Isolation Exercises utilizing the Purposeful Development Performance Training Method • Learn from real world examples about implementing tactics on the job from the files of PoliceOne – what is happening today on the streets and what officers are doing that works to keep them physically, legally, and psychologically safe Gary T. Klugiewicz Director of Training PoliceOne Training Network Praetorian Group, Inc. 12:00 Workshop Adjourns 5
  6. 6. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Sponsorship Opportunities As a conference and training provider, The Performance Institute is an expert in bringing together leaders to share and discuss best practices and innovations. We connect decision makers with respected solution providers. The Institute offers four different pre-designed sponsorship packages: • Event Co-Sponsor “The training • Session Sponsor raised many great • Luncheon Sponsor • Exhibit Booth Sponsor issues that would For more information on sponsorships or to get started, contact Jessica Ward at 703- benefit supervisors, 894-0481 x 215 or trainers and administrators Answering the Call alike.” The Law Enforcement Development Center has teamed up with Jeffrey Davis, Officer, The Police Policy Studies Council to create Answering the Call, Nassau County Police Department a quarterly journal for law enforcement and first responders. T RCEMEN WINTER 2008 FOR LAW ENFO Answering the Call provides an in-depth look at today’s hottest RLY JOURNAL A QUA RTE ONDERS & FIRST RESP Council Policy Studies The Police Institute and Performance Presented by The issues, including law enforcement management, emergency preparedness, use of force, funding and grants, technological Featuring innovations, and more! FUNDING SECURITY 1 HOMELAND TECHNOLOGY 2008 SS USE OF FORCE PREPACall Winter the REDNE EMERGENCY Answering EMENT CEMENT MANAG NARCOTICS LAW ENFOR EMENT DER MANAG SEX OFFEN To download the latest issue of Answering the Call, please visit 6 6
  7. 7. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement In-House Training About One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or The Performance facilitation in-house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while Institute: virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training for your department or for an organization-wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by The Performance Institute will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. Called “the leading think tank in performance measurement for CUSTOMIZATION government” on OMB’s ExpectMore. gov, The Performance Institute has We realize that not all obstacles can be overcome by applying an “off-the-shelf solution”. While many training providers will offer you some variation of their standard been a leader in Performance training, The Performance Institute’s subject matter experts will work with you and Management training and policy your team to examine your programs and determine your exact areas of need. The since the 2000 administration identification of real life examples will create a learning atmosphere that resonates transition. As part of the Government with participants while at the same time providing immediate return on your training Performance Coalition, a group of investment. Using interactive exercises that employ actual projects or scenarios from good government organizations, the your organization, instructors can address specific challenges and align the curriculum Institute worked in 2000 to deliver of each session to your objectives. While the majority of on-site trainings are focused recommendations to the then new on smaller groups, The Performance institute also has the ability to accommodate administration on what would become organizational-wide training initiatives. Utilizing multiple instructors, The Institute has the the President’s Management Agenda. capacity to deliver courses to groups of up to 300 participants per day. In 2009, the Institute is leading AREAS OF EXPERTISE Innovations in Government: From Transition to Transformation, or On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas:, a collection of forums, research and recommendations to bring • Strategic Planning insight and transformation to the federal • Performance Measurement government. The goal of InnoGOV. • Project Management org is to centralize the importance • Lean Six Sigma of performance, accountability and • Workforce Management transparency in government and to disseminate the leading best practices • Performance-Based Budgeting to government managers. • Performance-Based Contracting • Performance Reporting The Performance Institute has published • Program Evaluation several research reports regarding • Administrative Management performance management initiatives • Leadership and Change and trains over 10,000 government managers per year on performance- based topics. Dedicated to improving For more information about in-house training options available to you, please contact citizen services and taxpayer Jennifer Mueller at 703-894-0481 x 217 or email her at transparency, the Institute uses a best- practices foundation to deliver the most effective and tested methodologies for improving performance. 7
  8. 8. The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Logistics & Registration Registration Venue & Hotel 1. ONLINE at 2. VIA FAX to 703-894-0482 The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement will be hosted at The Performance Institute’s Training Center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the 3. VIA PHONE to 703-894-0481 Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the D.C. Metro. A public parking garage is 4. VIA MAIL to 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor located inside of the building for $10/day. Continental breakfast and refreshments will be Arlington, VA 22201 provided for delegates on each day. The Performance Institute ❍ Yes! Register me for The 2009 Summit on the Use of Force in 1515 North Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 Law Enforcement Arlington, VA 22201 ❍ Add the Post-Conference Workshop 703-894-0481 ❍ Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing rate of $209.00 until June 8, 2009. This rate is based on the Government Per Diem and is subject to change. Please call the hotel directly and reference Delegate Information code “Use of Force” when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. Name Title Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209 Office Organization Phone: 703-528-2222 Phone: 1-800-321-2211 Hotel and travel costs are not included in the conference tuition. Address Tuition & Group Discounts City State Zip The tuition rate for The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement is as follows: Early Bird Rate** Regular Rate Conference Only $699 $799 Telephone Fax Post-Conference Workshop -------- $599 **For the Early Bird Rate, register by April 28, 2009. Email For more information on group discounts for The 2009 Summit on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement, please contact Chris Joseph at 703-894-0481 x 224 or email him at Payment Information Training Form/Purchase Order Check (accepted by mail only) Credit Card Cancellation Policy For live events: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $399 administration fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be Credit Card Number Expiration Date issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All the cancellation requests need to be made online. Your confirmation email contains links to modify or cancel registrations. Please note that the cancellation is not final until you receive a written confirmation. Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method Name on Card 3 Digit Card verification # of payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. Quality Assurance The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and effective educational experience pos- sible. If after completing the course you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your comments on the Billing Zip Code evaluation form provided upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of the training to: Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201 Th P f Ii Q li A N Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in Priority Code: L272-WEB the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is located to participate in the program. the time of registration. If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this conference, The Performance Institute accepts no re- • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. sponsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively Discounts • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at 8