One-Day Seminar Offered by the NTOA

The Most Defensible Position Possible

Monday, January 21, 2019
Marcello 4505 / 4506

0800 – 1700

Seminar Overview
Law enforcement agencies invest significant time and resources in training and response capabilities in order to prepare themselves for critical incidents. But have you invested in your defensibility? This seminar will explore the most recent and relevant civil litigation cases that impact law enforcement operations. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the steps necessary to ensure their decision making and subsequent operations are in the most defensible position possible.

Presenter: Eric Daigle 
Attorney Daigle is the principal and founder of Daigle Law Group, LLC, a firm that specializes in law enforcement operations, with an emphasis on management operational consulting services. His experience focuses on civil rights actions, including police misconduct litigation and employment actions. Mr. Daigle acts as legal advisor to police departments across the country, providing legal advice to law enforcement command staff and officers in the areas of legal liability, policy development, employment issues, use of force, laws of arrest and search and seizure. His experience focuses on Internal Affairs operations and use of force, specifically in the training, investigation, and supervision of force and deadly force incidents. Attorney Daigle speaks at seminars and conferences across the Country focusing on legal standards for effective and constitutional police operation.

He has served as a member of the Independent Monitoring Teams for Oakland CA and formally for Niagara Falls NY. He works with Law Enforcement Agencies who are under investigation or a Consent Decree by the Department of Justice Civil Rights Litigation Section. Attorney Daigle developed the DLG Policy Center which provides consulting services on policy development to departments across the Country.

Attorney Daigle is General Counsel for FBI- Law Enforcement Executive Development Association and a member of their instructor cadre teaching Supervisory Liability. He is a member of the Board of Directors for American for Effective Law Enforcement, he holds his Certified Litigation Specialist Certificate and is a member of their instructor cadre He is was the Chair of the IACP Legal Officers Section and instructs at the IACP conference. Attorney Daigle is the Chairman of the Legal Section for the National Tactical Officers Association. He has completed the Force Science Institute Certification and Advanced Specialist training programs. He is a former member of the Connecticut State Police and now maintains his certification as a reserve officer.


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Tuesday, Jan. 22

Active Shooter Update
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM
Marcello 4402

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Wednesday, Jan. 23

Top Tactical Concepts for Law Enforcement Operations
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Marcello 4402

This course will present many of the top 20 tactical concepts that are important for every officer, team member, team leader and team commander. These concepts are applicable to patrol critical incidents and SWAT operations. The concepts will be delivered through the use of lecture, class discussion, incident debriefs and videos. Students will come away with a better appreciation of concepts such as safety priorities, officer jeopardy, opportunity, the 4 C’s, space and time, tactical pause, tactical aim points, soft skills (de-escalation), and scenario-based/integrated training.