All of the cases identified here are binding on the entire State of Ohio and are impactful on day-to-day law enforcement.
Each would be an excellent roll call training for your team!
Do not fail your training and don’t let your training fail you …
- If a suspect is transferred out of a hospital to another and his criminal clothes are left behind, does law enforcement need a warrant to seize the clothing?
- Can law enforcement seize clothing of a murder suspect from his hospital room while the suspect is being treated?
- Kalamazoo Police Officer Nick Oliver demonstrates how a knowledgeable law enforcement officer can articulate a consensual encounter into an investigative detention stop and ultimately a federal conviction for unlawfully carrying a firearm.
- Can law enforcement use the Community Caretaking Doctrine to cross the threshold of a residence to seize firearms of a person who had some mental stress the day before?
- Can law enforcement cross the threshold of a doorway to stand-by for clothing under the Community Caretaking Doctrine?
- Can law enforcement cross the threshold of a doorway utilizing the Fresh Pursuit Doctrine for a suspect involved in an ongoing misdemeanor?
- Can law enforcement rely on an unidentified in-person tipster?
- Can a law enforcement leader be held civilly liable for creating or not modifying existing policy?
- When can handcuffing be considered excessive force?
- When can law enforcement handcuff during an investigative detention?