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Law Enforcement Training

Use of Force & Interview Law

Use of Force and Interview & Interrogation Law


Use of Force and Interviews & Interrogations Law

Delivery Options: In-Person

This advanced course covers all of the legal requirements that officers must adhere to under Miranda and the 6th Amendment. Trust us, it’s way more complicated than most officers realize. Luckily, we are the Nation’s best legal trainers and break it down so that officers will have confidence in their interviews. Next, we move on to the hottest use of force legal issues facing officers around the county. We then share best practices to help keep officers out of trouble…and out of lawsuits.

The Use of Force module includes:

  • The significance of Graham v Connor in civil liability cases under 42 USC 1983

  • Case studies providing examples permissible v impermissible use of non-lethal force

  • Case studies regarding the legal aspects of the use of “intermediate force”

  • Case studies demonstrating the development of the legal aspects of deadly force

  • The emerging trends regarding the “reasonable officer” standard

  • The role of use of force policy

The Interview & Interview module includes:

  • The purpose of the Miranda warnings

  • Explaining when the requirement to provide Miranda warnings is triggered

  • The legal requirements imposed when one or both rights are invoked

  • The legal requirements for a valid Miranda waiver

  • The legal requirements for valid invocation of a Miranda right

  • The interaction between the Fifth Amendment right to counsel and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel

This course includes a copy of the latest edition of the Search & Seizure Survival Guide.  Group enrollments are available at discounted rates.


All students receive the extremely popular and useful Search & Seizure Survival Guide. This field guide was designed from the ground up for police officers. It provides guidance on almost every imaginable search and seizure scenario, including advice on how to articulate the necessary legal doctrines in police reports. 

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This course takes approximately 2 hours to complete and provides a refresher on the many legal aspects of the use of force.

Completion Certificate Included.


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Completion Certificate Included.