Texas Case Law That All Cops Need to Know
January 22, 2024
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn
2310 N Interstate 35
Round Rock, TX 78681
The days of police officers relying on “what we’ve heard” and leaning on “we’ve always done it that way” are over! Police officers must know what the courts have deemed acceptable procedure in order to perform their duties in a constitutionally compliant manner in today’s modern policing. Having an in-depth knowledge of case law will lay the foundation to empower all police officers to perform their jobs confidently and legally. Throughout this course intended for Texas police officers, Our instructor will examine, review, and explain for significant U.S. Supreme Court and Texas State Specific Case Law that is relevant to search and seizure. The goal of this course is to demonstrate how this case law can affect how police officers must perform their duties. We will teach students how to avoid evidence exclusion, increase convictions, and reduce civil liability, and he will share his own personal experiences of actively applying case law to his policing.
Furthermore, “Texas Case Law That All Cops Need to Know” breaks down the complex issues associated with case law and presents them in an easily understandable format for all police officers to use in the field to achieve their investigative goals. Additionally, all the students attending the course will be given all the materials for this course so they will be able to reference cases during their duties.
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. 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.