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Webinar: Law Enforcement Use of Force & Liability Conference: After the Critical Incident and Before the Litigation

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1.5 Hours MCLE. You must register in advance to participate.

Be prepared for the many issues that will arise even before your agency is sued. The panel will discuss their personal experiences dealing with the multitude of issues that arose in the aftermath of a critical incident involving the shooting by a sheriff’s deputy of a 13 year old Hispanic boy carrying a replica fire arm in Sonoma County. Discussion will include such issues as invoking the critical incident protocol; issuing press releases and responding to media inquiries; dealing with elected officials; preparing for community protests and other actions; investigations by the District Attorney and the importance of coordination amongst involved agencies. Speakers: Jill Ravitch, Tom Schwedhelm, and Caroline Fowler.

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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