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WRITING SEARCH WARRANTS AND ARREST WARRANTS (REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 15, 2024)
Training
Thu, Apr 11, 2024 - Fri, Apr 12, 2024

Cost: $40

Location: Kendall County Sheriff's Office   6 Staudt St, Boerne, TX 78006

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This class is designed for law enforcement officers seeking a thorough understanding of search and arrest warrant preparation and execution. Officers will learn about the different types of search warrants, and the proper procedure in not only writing search and arrest warrant affidavits and executing those warrants, but the ability to defend the affidavit and execution of the warrant in the court system. The class will review the Fourth Amendment, Supreme Court and Texas procedural and case law requirements, interspersed with practical exercise reviews of actual warrant affidavits so the officer's warrants can survive the close scrutiny of the courts. All officers attending will be provided with a copy of the course presentation for continued use and reference of the class material.

The instructor, Lt. Butch Matjeka, has been teaching issues in criminal law for over 35 years and is a 46-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 Murder 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/Cancellation/Refund Policy

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.

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