December 13, 2013; Class number: 83009Length:
Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
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Training Topics Offered:
The increase in online social networking is presenting new challenges for law enforcement agencies. This course has three objectives. The first, is to ensure agency representatives are familiar with case law that regulates the amount of control an organization has over what their employees post online. The second, focuses on both the short and long term consequences social networking can have on an officers credibility in the courtroom; the media impact and officer and safety issues. The third objective is to provide guidance on developing a comprehensive organizational policy.
Students will receive a model policy, class manual, handouts and certificate of training.
- First Amendment: Landmark cases apply to social networking (Pickerington/Garcetti)
- Courtroom Testimony Impeachment
- Media Impact: Incidents tend to be national news
- Officer Safety Issues
- Privacy Settings
Melissa Schnee, with Van Meter & Associates has nearly 20 years of law enforcement experience.