Agenda

Legal Officers Section

(Law related meetings where noted)

L.A. Convention Center

 

—————  Saturday, November 13  —————

Annual Conference

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Joint Meeting with Legislative Committee

· Chief Edmund Mosca, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, Legislative Cmtee. Chairman.

· Mark Newbold, Charlotte, North Carolina, Legal Officers Section Chair

· Gene Voegtlin, Legislative Counsel (IACP staff)

· Jennifer Boyter, Legislative Assistant (IACP staff)

· Legislative Committee priorities (108th Congress)

 

The meeting included a “roundtable discussion” on the impact of H.R. 218, authorizing active and retired officers to carry concealed firearms. See prepared paper, HR 218 - How to Implement, by Martin J. Mayer.

 

11:00 - 1200 a.m.

The Taser

Eric Roberts, Phoenix Police

 

New DoJ Use of Force Policy  (Cancelled)

Cynthia Ryan, Chief Counsel for the DEA

 

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch

 

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Employment Law Update

Jody Litchford

Deputy City Attorney for the City of Orlando, Florida

 

2:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Legal Implications of Mass Demonstrations; A Review of the Legal and Policy Concerns Associated with Demonstrations, Protests and the Use of Force

Mark Newbold (Moderator)

Deputy City Attorney, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept., North Carolina

 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Part One

Preparing for a Demonstration - A Checklist for Law Enforcement and Their Lawyers

Sheri H. Mecklenburg

General Counsel for the Superintendent of the Chicago Police Dept., Illinois

 

3:45 - 4:30 p.m. Part Two

Legal Implications of the Use of Less Lethal Force During a Demonstration

Mark H. Newbold

Deputy City Attorney, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept., North Carolina

 

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Law related program)

Police Reform: The LAPD and the Federal Consent Decree

Gerald Chaleff, Scott Kroeber, Ron Sanchez

 

—————  Sunday, November 14  —————

 

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Recent Supreme Court Decisions

Beverly Ginn, Principal Assistant City Attorney

Tucson, Arizona

 

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (Law related program - Room 404AB)

Legal Update for Police Psychologists

Martin Mayer and Wayne Schmidt

 

10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

The Top Ten Employment Issues Confronting Law Enforcement

Including a Discussion on H.R. 218 (Federal Concealed Carry)

Martin J. Mayer, General Counsel

California Police Chiefs Assn., Fullerton

 

11:30 - 12:00

Legal Officers Section Business Meeting

All existing board members were reelected by acclamation.

 

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch

 

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.

An Update on Police Civil Liability Under 42 USC §1983

Elliot Spector

Sack, Spector and Karsten

West Hartford, Connecticut

 

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Local Law Enforcement, National Security Issues and Foreign Nationals

Mike Ramage (Moderator) General Counsel

Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee

 

2:00 -  4:00 p.m. (Law related program) – Room 404AB)

Fitness For Duty Evaluations: The Doctor vs. the Lawyer  

Chief Craig Stackler, Martin J. Mayer, Esq., Susan Saxe-Clifford, Ph.D.

 

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Legal and Policy Issues Associated with Immigration Law, Domestic Security, and Foreign Nationals

Mike Ramage (Moderator) General Counsel

Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee

 

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Patriot Act

Keith Hodges, Senior Instructor

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Glynco, Georgia

 

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Intelligence Issues for Local Law Enforcement

Claire McNaught, Police Legal Advisor (Ret)

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 

4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Developing Reasonable Suspicion in Terrorism Cases  (Cancelled)

Carl Milazzo, Branch Chief, Enforcement Operations Div. (Invited)

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Glynco, Georgia

 

—————  Monday, November 15  —————

Legal School

 

“The Law that Police Chiefs, Officers and their Lawyers Need to Know”

 

8:00 - 9:15

Internal Affairs, Personnel and Labor Law, Including New FLSA Regulations and Garrity Review

Jack Collins, General Counsel for the Massachusetts Assn. of Chiefs of Police

Andrea Cummings, Asst. City Attorney, Phoenix, Arizona

 

9:15 - 10:00

The Use of Deception by Law Enforcement Officers

• Deception Operations: Police Attorney Role [PowerPoint]                          

• Deception Operations Checklist [HTML]

• Cases and Annotations [HTML]

Jeff Fluck, Senior Instructor

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Glynco, Georgia

 

10:00 - 11:30

Break for IACP General Assembly

 

11:30 - 1:00 Lunch

 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ethical Considerations for Police Advisors

Claire McNaught, Police Legal Advisor (Ret)

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Interrogation and Deliberate Elicitation: Emerging 5th and 6th Amendment Issues

Randy Mean, Means and Thomas, Las Vegas, Nevada

 

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Recent Developments in the 4th Amendment Arena

Ed Zigmund, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, Georgia