Location: Boerne Police Department, 124 Old San Antonio Rd., Boerne, TX 78006
8:00 am o 5:00 pm daily
This three-day Arrest, Search and Seizure/Warrants/Criminal Interrogation course is designed for patrol officers and investigators of all levels of experience and focuses on every day legal issues encountered by officers and investigators while conducting all types of stops/investigations. The course offers insight into the areas of probable cause, reasonable suspicion, expectation of privacy, arrests with and without a warrant, street encounters/detentions, frisks, searches incident to arrest, and all exceptions to search warrant requirement (plain view, vehicle searches, consent, exigent circumstances, etc). A detailed analysis of writing, obtaining and executing arrest and search warrants is included. The course concludes with a presentation of the importance of confessions, interrogation techniques and interrogation case law.
This course meets and exceeds TCOLE requirements for Intermediate Arrest, Search and Seizure #2108.
The instructor, Lt. Butch Matjeka, has been teaching issues in criminal law for over 35 years and is a 45-year law enforcement veteran currently serving as the Criminal Investigation Lieutenant with the Kendall County Sheriff's Office. Lt. Matjeka retired from the San Antonio Police Department after 34 years of service and served on Patrol, was the lead instructor for all criminal law courses at the SAPD Training Academy and spent ten and a half years as a murder detective and six and a half years as a Homicide Unit sergeant, and served as the lead investigator in officer involved shooting cases. Lt. Matjeka also served as an investigator with the Bexar County District Attorney's Office for two years prior to his assignment with the Kendall County Sheriff's Office.
Payment by credit card should be made at the time of registration. Payment by check should be received before the class date, however payment by check or cash may be made at the beginning of class.
Cancellations should be made as soon as possible in order to allow those students on a waiting list time to register and pay for the class. Cancellations made two weeks prior to class will be eligible for a refund. Cash, Check and credit card payments are refundable, however convenience fees associated with credit card payments are non-refundable.
We understand situations arise where cancellation is necessary. However, repeated cancellations may affect future attendance in other classes.