The 2010 Conference on                                                                   January23—25, 2010
The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement

DAY ONE: JUNE 23, 2010
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The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement

DAY ONE: JUNE 23, 2010
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The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement

DAY TWO: JUNE 24, 2010
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The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement

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The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement

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  1. 1. The 2010 Conference on January23—25, 2010 June 25–27, Arlington, VA The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Develop and Execute Proven Policies and Procedures for Use of Force in Your Agency You Will Learn How to: Interpret the Legal Ramifications and Liabilities Surrounding Use of Force Educate your officers on potential liability risks and implement force reporting procedures and protocols Examine the Use of Lethal and Non-Lethal Force Determine the role TASER and other less lethal technologies play in use of force incidents Implement Practices to Improve Officer Safety in the Line of Duty Develop tactics to ensure officer safety during high risk and volatile confrontations Address Challenges to Use of Force Policy and Procedure Learn the latest policy trends to safeguard your agency against misconduct and wrongful use claims Presented by: In Association with:
  2. 2. The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement DAY ONE: JUNE 23, 2010 8:30 10:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast Define Use of Force for Law Enforcement Professionals • Modern law enforcement is one of the most widely misunderstood 9:00 professions, both internally and externally. While much of this Keynote Address is caused by television and movies, those in law enforcement Protect and Serve: Legal Standards of Force in the can also be to blame. In this session, participants will discuss 21st Century commonly misused law enforcement terms and the problems they create from training, officer safety, community relations and legal Law enforcement use of force is a required field of learning for all defensibility perspectives. This session will also address the power agencies. In today’s environment, court decisions, state and federal of proper documentation and positive personal interaction with mandates and tort reforms shape case law across the nation. In the members of the media and the community. International Association of Chiefs of Police study on Police Use of Force in America 200l, physical, chemical, electronic, impact and Steve Ashley, Law Enforcement Researcher and Risk Manager firearm force were identified as the components of force. Learn how these components of force and the landmark cases of 11:30 Graham v. Connor and Tennessee v. Garner explore more recent cases in a variety of categories, such as handcuffing and use of Assess Liability in Use of Force Situations less-than-lethal devices. During this in-depth keynote you will learn to: In law enforcement, police administrators and command staff must constantly focus on the threat of civil liability. Today, lawsuits • Interpret the constitutional legal standards and hot button issues in question whether a law enforcement agency has responsibly use of force policy planned and managed a broad array of operational and • Weigh the circumstances of an officer’s use of force on the job administrative dynamics. The agency’s written policies are • Determine the place of policy, including the Graham standard challenged and its programs of training, supervision and discipline are closely scrutinized. Supervisory liability, liability for negligent training and municipal liability can quickly follow from this scrutiny. 10:15 • Study responsible, systematic planning and administration to Break & Refreshments minimize officer mistakes and misconduct • Decrease the threat of supervisory and municipal liability Harvey V. Hedden, Executive Director, International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association • Police Chiefs • City and County Attorneys WHO • Deputy Chiefs • Police Legal Advisers • Training Managers • Risk Managers SHOULD • Training Instructors • Professional Standards Staff • Department Administrators ... And anyone involved in Use of Force ATTEND • City Managers for law enforcement • Elected Officials 2
  3. 3. The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement DAY ONE: JUNE 23, 2010 12:30 2:30 Lunch Break Examine the Current Usage and Shifts in the Use of Force Model 1:15 Many models of police use of force originate in the 1970s and Understand Force Reporting for Risk Mitigation 1980s. These original linear-progressive models have been A key phase in controlling law enforcement risk management involves replaced in many jurisdictions by situational use of force models, officers reporting their uses of force. Understanding the standards of such as the use of force wheel that originated in the 1990s. Today, force, knowing the pitfalls of force reporting, considering officers’ many are moving away from adhering to models and others limitations and learning from past mistakes all play a critical role in question their validity altogether.Hear about “excited delirium” and managing the risks associated with officers’ use of force reporting. other issues with suspects who die in custody after force is used • Investigate incidents quickly and efficiently to create • Identify your agency’s position on modeling and where you are accurate reports compared to the rest of the country • Implement a reporting plan that complies with reporting standards • Develop an understanding of what is acceptable under today’s standard of practice Harvey V. Hedden, Executive Director, International Law Steve Ashley, Law Enforcement Researcher and Risk Manager Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association 2:15 3:30 Break & Refreshments Address and Learn to Lessen Police Misconduct Allegations Everyday officers are put in life or death situations. Being an officer brings about great responsibility, stress and occasionally pivotal moments in pursuit. At times, diffusing situations and apprehending suspects can lead to blurred lines between acceptable force and inappropriate behavior. • Address how to train your officers to stay calm and utilize all available legal resources to contain a situation • Determine how to address misconduct allegations after an incident and what to do to prevent such an occurrence from happening again 4:30 Adjourn 1. Identify and implement the standards 4. Determine the appropriate use of less of force reporting at your agency lethal technologies such as TASER REASONS 2. Maintain and improve officer safety on 5. Understand the current landscape for TO ATTEND and off the job the decision to use lethal force 3. Create a use of force strategy that best fits your department’s needs 3
  4. 4. The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement DAY TWO: JUNE 24, 2010 8:30 12:30 Continental Breakfast Survive the Nightshift and Other On-the-Job Hazards Officers on patrol encounter numerous scenarios during every shift, 9:00 some they can prepare for, but many that must be met with quick Keynote Address thinking. Violent encounters reported during the “nightshift” are often The Great Debate: TASER and Other Non-Lethal the most dangerous. During this session you will learn how to: Devices…Are They Helping or Hurting? • Identify safety techniques through the use of low-light policing and The TASER is a handgun-sized weapon that can deliver other safety tactics incapacitating energy to an unruly suspect from up to 35 feet • Discuss the specialization surrounding low-light policing and training away. Research indicates that the risk of severe or life-threatening Thomas J. Aveni, MSFP, Executive Director, The Police Policy injury is extremely low. Discover the legal and practical landscape Studies Council for TASER use, explore the facts and determine if an electronic control device will have a place in your arsenal. This session will 1:45 also address the use of other options such as pepper spray and batons, and what the future holds for these non-lethal options. In this Break & Refreshments informative keynote address you will learn to: 2:00 • Identify the benefits of adding non-lethal options to your officers’ arsenal Examine the Ramifications of In-Custody Deaths • Examine the current precedent for the use of TASER and After a Use of Force Situation non-lethal devices In use of force situations the scene can quickly escalate out of • Dispel common myths and misconceptions surrounding incidents control with the suspect being placed into custody. In the past year, involving non-lethal devices several high profile in-custody deaths have led the media, medical Steve Ashley, Law Enforcement Researcher and Risk Manager practitioners and the public at large to scrutinize police practices. Can in-custody deaths be linked to a common cause? Are they the result of aggressive use of force practices? 10:15 Break & Refreshments • Hear about “excited delirium” and other diagnoses of suspects who die in custody after force situations 10:30 • Determine how to best deal with those with mental and physical Discuss the Use of Deadly Force disabilities as well as chemical dependencies once they are placed in jail In many urban and suburban settings, the police use of deadly force remains an incendiary issue. Current analysis suggests that police Steve Ashley, Law Enforcement Researcher and Risk Manager are shooting unarmed suspects almost as frequent as they did prior to the landmark Tennessee v. Garner decision. Are there critical 3:00 policy and training issues that agencies are overlooking? And, Maintain Officer Safety On and Off the Job are there training practices that seem to substantially correlate with Officer safety in the field is of great importance and often an misapplications of deadly force? overlooked subject. Determine ways to increase officer safety by • Take a critical look at deadly force issues making today’s headlines learning the necessary skills to recognize dangerous offenders. • Assess the use of deadly force situations in your jurisdiction and Also identify techniques that will maximize officer safety during the determine how these cases may impact your policy interview and interrogation process. This session will: Thomas J. Aveni, MSFP, Executive Director, The Police Policy • Equip you with best practices for officer safety and survival Studies Council • Address legal issues associated with officer safety techniques 11:45 Kevin Stephens, Detective, Training Coordinator, Las Vegas Lunch Break Metropolitan Police Department 4 4:30 Adjourn
  5. 5. The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement DAY THREE: JUNE 25, 2010 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 acquired tools and cutting-edge strategies. 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 register today to reserve your place. 8:30 Workshop Registration & Continental Breakfast 9:00 Post-Conference Workshop: Safe on the Streets: Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement Survival 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 interactive workshop, develop the skills necessary to approach and control every situation. Develop the ability to outmaneuver any subject with simple and effective defensive tactics that can be used in a variety of situations. • Hear about the latest training trends and identify which are best for your agency • Develop preventative safety tactics to integrate into use of force situations • Gather information about proper procedure and execution within your jurisdiction • Improve defensive readiness for front line officers • Learn from real world examples about implementing tactics on the job 12:00 Workshop Adjourns “The information presented is essential in accurately reporting each and every use of force.” STUART MAY, LIEUTENANT, OKLAHOMA CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT 5
  6. 6. The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement SPONSORSHIP In-House Training OPPORTUNITIES 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 facilitation in-house gives you As a conference and the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more training provider, personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training The Performance 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 Institute is an expert transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. in bringing together leaders to share and CUSTOMIZATION discuss best practices We realize that not all obstacles can be overcome by applying an “off-the-shelf” solution. While many and innovations. We training providers will offer you some variation of their standard training, The Performance Institute’s connect decision-makers subject matter experts will work with you and your team to examine your programs and determine with respected solution your exact areas of need. The identification of real life examples will create a learning atmosphere providers. that resonates with participants while at the same time providing immediate return on your training investment. Using interactive exercises that employ actual projects or scenarios from your organization, The Institute offers four instructors can address specific challenges and align the curriculum of each session to your objectives. While the majority of on-site trainings are focused on smaller groups, The Performance Institute also different pre-designed has the ability to accommodate organization-wide training initiatives. Utilizing multiple instructors, the sponsorship packages: Institute has the capacity to deliver courses to groups of up to 300 participants per day. • Event Co-Sponsor AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Session Sponsor On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas: • Luncheon Sponsor • Strategic Planning • Exhibit Booth • Performance Measurement Sponsor • Project Management • Lean Six Sigma For more information • Workforce Management on sponsorships or to • Performance-Based Budgeting get started, contact • Performance-Based Contracting Meredith Mason at • Performance Reporting 202-739-9707 or • Program Evaluation Meredith.Mason@ • Administrative Management • Leadership and Change For more information about in-house training options available to you, please contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or email her at 6 6
  7. 7. The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Logistics & Registration VENUE & HOTEL QUALITY ASSURANCE The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the Enforcement will be hosted at The Performance Institute’s most productive and effective educational experience Training Center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the possible. If after completing the course you feel there is Courthouse stop on the Orange Line of the D.C. Metro. A some way we can improve, please write your comments public parking garage is located inside of the building for on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. $10/day. Continental breakfast and refreshments will be provided for delegates on each day. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it The Performance Institute Training Center in writing no later than 10 business days after the end of 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor the training to: Arlington, VA 22201 877-992-9521 | Corporate Headquarters The Performance Institute A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the prevailing Washington, DC 20005 rate of $233.00 until May 25, 2010. This rate is based on the Government Per Diem and is subject to change. Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Use of event, some speaker changes or topic changes may occur Force” when making reservations to get the discounted in the program. The Performance Institute is not responsible rate. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel about speaker is located to participate in the program. a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to convenience cancel this conference, The Performance Institute accepts Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs 1533 Clarendon Blvd. incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors Arlington, VA 22209 and guests. 703-528-2222 DISCOUNTS • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to TUITION & GROUP DISCOUNTS receive any discount. The tuition rate for attending The 2010 Conference on The • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Use of Force in Law Enforcement is as follows: Institute (including team discounts) must also require Early Bird Rate* Regular rate payment at the time of registration. • All discount offers cannot be combined with any Conference Only $699 $799 other offer. One Day Workshop -- $299 • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively * For the Early Bird Rate, register before April 14, 2009 For more information on group discounts for The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement please contact Melvin Hall at 202-739-9630 or email him at 7
  8. 8. REGISTRATION Visit Fax this form to Call 866-234-0680 877-992-9521 Registration Form Yes! Register me for The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement Yes! Register me for The 2010 Conference on The Use of Force in Law Enforcement and Workshop Please call me. I am interested in a special group discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information Check Purchase Order/Training Form Credit Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification no. Name on Card Billing Address Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute CANCELLATION POLICY: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less a $399 administration fee for cancellations requested four weeks prior to the event start date unless cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is requested less than two weeks prior to the event start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All cancellations must be requested through the cancellation link found in your attendance confirmation email. Please note that cancellation is not final until you receive a cancellation confirmation email. I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above. ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED By: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: ________________________________________ Priority Code: L285-WEB