This one-day course will provide police supervisors at all levels and rank with an overview of the legal liability they face as supervisors. The course will cover Michigan law and Federal law and legal theories used against police supervisors and their agencies. Concepts such as gross negligence, intentional torts, deliberate indifference, and 42 USC Sec. 1983 will be covered, among many others. In addition to covering the legal framework that is essential to understanding this liability, the course will also offer practical techniques and tips that supervisors can utilize to help minimize their own risk, and the risks against their respective agencies. Course is also useful and appropriate for patrol officers/detectives wanting to learn more about liability.

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