This course examines important legal and operational considerations for public safety professionals. Students will understand how tort, contract, criminal, constitutional, and discrimination laws affect the liability and operations of public safety entities, from both a private security and public policing perspective. In addition, students study security methods, policing models and relevant legislative initiatives in light of the threat of terrorism. Underlying this understanding is the ethical, financial, legal and public policy issues which affect liability exposure and operational implications. Cases and scenarios are examined to apply these concepts in practice.
PSA 537 Public Safety Laws and Operational Implications