San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This presentation will explore the legal guidelines handed down by the United States Supreme Court governing contacts between citizens and peace officers. Special attention will be given to the understanding of the concepts of reasonable articulable suspicion (RAS) and probable cause (PC) and their applications to the seizure of persons and property. Particular focus will be paid to how these concepts apply to the armed citizen. The legal framework for the evaluation of use of force by the courts will also be discussed. This presentation will also include a discussion of Georgia's firearms carry laws.
Arrangements to pay via cash, check, money order, or PayPal may be made by contacting the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
POST credit will be awarded to GA POST certified peace officers.
When & Where
First Person Safety (Lee Weems)
Lee Weems has been a peace officer since January of 1999 and has served as a patrol officer, field training officer, detective, supervisor, and Chief Deputy. He has been sworn at the local, state, and federal levels, and he is an adjunct instructor on the collegiate level. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI) and is certified by GALEFI as a Master Firearms Instructor. He is certified by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) as a general topics and firearms instructor and is a graduate of the FBI's Law Enforcement Instructor and Police Firearms Instructor training programs.
A more complete biography is available on the First Person Safety webpage.
***First Person Safety is a registered trade name of Proficient Strategies, LLC.