Learning Objectives

1. Describe police responsibilities in terms of actions related to the 1st Amendment

2. Discuss the effects the 2nd Amendment has on police

3. Identify the necessary elements for police to conduct search and seizure under the 4th Amendment

4. Describe the implications of the 5th Amendment for police procedure

5. Define due process and its relation to policing and the 14th Amendment

6. Explain the exclusionary rule as it applies to police procedure and evidence collection

7. Identify some of the legal issues associated with police use of force

8. Analyze some of the legal issues associated with the USA PATRIOT Act, homeland security, and terrorism