Intended for Pennsylvania police officers, “Mastering Pennsylvania Search and Seizure” is a career changing one-day seminar. The course is designed to show officers what needs to be followed in order to comply with the state’s case law. This course is intended for all officers, from the rookie to the seasoned veteran. An officer’s ability to make informed decisions, in a variety of different circumstances, will ensure they exude confidence while conducting legal enforcement actions. Street Cop Training has selected paramount cases to be known by every police officer. The course will explain them in a practical, entertaining, and easily understood manner.
Constantly updated, everything taught in this course was taken from current Pennsylvania law journals and manuals. The student will be given all the sources from where the material for this course was obtained so they will be able to reference cases during their duties. Topics covered include developing reasonable suspicion and probable cause, vehicle search and seizure, K-9 case-law, motor vehicle law misconceptions, criminal interdiction, compelling identification, search warrants, perfecting the use of Miranda and receiving effective waivers, recently updated cases, legal research, and report writing.
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.