Constitutional Policing Conference 2023

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Constitutional Policing Conference 2023

A first-of-its-kind Constitutional Policing event for Law Enforcement Executives, Law Enforcement Academy Leaders and Police Legal Advisors!


When and where

Date and time

May 2 · 8am - May 5 · 12pm EDT


Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront 1550 North Atlantic Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

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About this event

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Join us May 2-5, 2023, in Cocoa Beach, Florida, for the first annual Constitutional Policing Conference produced by LEA ONE with kind assistance from the Institute for Constitutional Policing. The conference will be hosted at the beautiful Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, a beachfront property with newly renovated rooms and all the amenities you would expect from an oceanfront Hilton including direct beach access, pool, and lanai area with a huge tiki bar and grill.

The Constitutional Policing Conference spans three and a half days, and presents a comprehensive look at the essential components of developing and implementing a successful Constitutional Policing program in a law enforcement agency.

The course fee is $950. Seating is strictly limited to 200 participants nationwide, so reserve your seat today! For more information, send email inquiries to:


Tuesday May 2 - Day 1 (0800-1700)

Introduction and Overview

What is Constitutional Policing? – Understanding the Paradigm Shift in Constitutional Policing

Constitutional Legality – The Big Picture of the Policing Amendments

The First Amendment and Social Media – The Consequences of Expression

The Fourth Amendment – Understanding the Legal Fiction of Objective Reasonableness

The Equal Protection Clause – What does it mean for law enforcement?

Wednesday May 3 - Day 2 (0800-1700)

Brady and Giglio Issues – Prosecutors and Politics in Policing

Building Cultural Bridges – Getting from Sympathy to Empathy

Raising the Legality Bar – Lawsuits and Prosecutions Beyond Constitutional Bounds

Use of Force - The Swinging Pendulum – Understanding the Legal Evolution of the Use of Force

Working Under a Consent Decree – Observations from Consent Decree Monitors and Advisors

Thursday May 4 - Day 3 (0800-1700)

Building Communities and Leaders – The One-By-One Policing Model

Warriors to Guardians: Changing the Culture – Obstacles to a Mindset Change

Implicit Bias: The Science – What do we really know?

Implicit Bias and Use of Force – The Importance of Training and Officer Wellness

Pretextual Traffic Stops and Proactive Policing – How the Supreme Court Enabled the Profiling Argument

Benchmarking – Determining the Validity of Stop Data Conclusions

Friday May 5 - Day 4 (0800-1200)

Building Trust – Eliminating “Lawful but Awful” Policing Practices and Policies

Professionalism and Policing Unions – Understanding the Dichotomy

Identifying and Overcoming Obstacles to Legitimacy – Identifying and Understanding the Barriers

Recruiting, Training, Data, and Accountability – The Essential Components of an Agency Constitutional Policing Program

Course Presenters:

Jack Cauley – Chief of Police, Castle Rock Police Department

Ashley Heiberger, JD – Police Practices Advisor and DoJ Consent Decree Monitor

Lyla Zeidan, JD - Legal Program Manager – Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy

Poppi Ritacco, JD, LLM - Legal Programs Coordinator University of Pittsburgh

Norman Conti, Ph.D. - Professor of Sociology – Duquesne University

Bruce-Alan Barnard, JD, LLM – Executive Director of Constitutional Policing, Orlando PD

Daniel Losey, JD – West Palm Beach Police Legal Advisor and DoJ Consent Decree Monitor

Israel Reyes, JD – Reyes Law Firm and former Circuit Court Judge

Brian Iten, JD – Police Legal Advisor, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, and former Circuit Court Judge

Kevin Drummond, JD – Legal Advisor and Litigation Attorney for Police Unions

Mary Izadi, JD - Constitutional Policing Advisor, Orange County Sheriff's Department(CA)

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