Connecticut Case Law That All Cops Need to Know
May 19, 2023
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Waterford Public Library
49 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, CT 06385
Finally, answers to the most common questions that have plagued CT Police Officers for years. Without knowing what the courts have deemed acceptable procedure, police action is often an uneducated guessing game. We can no longer afford to guess what to do next. Re-Active or Pro-Active, officers must know how to behave in a manner that is constitutionally compliant. We have compiled a list of the most vital cases CT Police Officers must know. Failure to have this knowledge will inevitably result in embarrassment, evidence suppression, injustice, and is an overall huge safety risk. We teach cases that give the student a very comprehensive understanding and raises their confidence tremendously. Humorous, exciting, and extremely valuable; this course is designed to be enjoyed by every division and every rank. This course will put an end to common police misconceptions and muster room debates, and will be the most enjoyable and useful classes you will ever attend. We have seen a great progression in Modern Day Policing and Case Law is the foundation to where it all begins. Everything taught in this course is cited from legal documents that are provided to the attendee. These are undisputed legal court decisions on proper police procedure in a variety of circumstances. This will guide police officers on decision making in the field. A must have knowledge for all divisions, especially supervisory.
Instructor Daniel Foster began his law enforcement career in 2011 as a Pennsylvania Police Officer. He has served as a Military Police Officer in the United States Marine Corps and is currently a member of the United States Air Force. Foster is presently employed as a Corporal in the Patrol Division of a Western Pennsylvania municipality where he serves as an SRT Operator, Field Training Officer, and an IACP certified Drug Recognition Expert. He is also a member of the countywide Drug Task Force.
Early in his career, Foster understood the importance of mastering case law to guide his actions in the field. His vast knowledge of case law has directly led to numerous significant arrests and seizures. Viewed as a case law expert among his peers, he is routinely called upon to offer guidance in the field. Foster is a recipient of a National Interdiction Award and has received numerous other awards throughout his military and law enforcement careers. Additionally, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice and Business Administration.