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Course Description

The course will cover search warrant law and procedure, knock notice, affidavit preparation, problems of search warrant preparation, the actual preparation of a search warrant by each participant, knock and talk. In addition, the course will provide the knowledge, skills and tactics necessary to properly serve and execute a search warrant effectively and safely. The student will develop a sound operational plan for the execution of a search warrant. This is a pass/no pass course. ADVISORY: JLE 100

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to prepare a legally approved search warrant.
  • Develop a sound operational plan and conduct a briefing. Then serve a mock search warrant.
  • Analyze and evaluate issues associated with the development of a search warrant and affidavit.
  • Prepare and apply a mock search warrant effectively and safely.
  • Evaluate applications and operations in search warrants and procedures.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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