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News & Events

  • Sep 18, 2020
    News

    BAIL DETERMINATIONS MUST BE BASED UPON CONSIDERATION OF INDIVIDUALIZED CRITERIA

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq., Jones & Mayer On August 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of California issued an …

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    Legal Advisors Group Meeting

    LOCATION: Live Webinar
    DATE: 10/08/2020

    The CPOA Legal Advisors Group is a mixture of sworn personnel, city and county attorneys and legal experts who meet …

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  • Sep 18, 2020
    News

    COURT OF APPEAL AFFIRMS RUBEN LONA DECISION DENYING APPELLANT’S PETITION TO BE REMOVED FROM THE SHARED GANG DATABASE

    Courtesy of Greg Palmer, Jones & Mayer On August 24, 2020, the Court of Appeal of the State of California …

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    Public Records Act - Fullerton

    LOCATION: Fullerton, CA
    DATE: 11/12/2020 - 11/13/2020

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Sep 16, 2020
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – AUGUST 2020

    Courtesy of James, R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW/POLICE CONDUCT Defendant in vehicle detained, not when passenger who exited vehicle was …

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    Peace Officers' Bill of Rights - 4 Hour Webinar

    LOCATION: Webinar
    DATE: 10/08/2020

    $62.50

    This course is an abbreviated version of CPOA's 8-hour course on Peace Officers' Bill of Rights. Whether you are the …

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  • Sep 14, 2020
    News

    The True Story We Told on Police Reform Defeats: “We Warned You”

    By: Shaun Rundle, CPOA Deputy Director. When the Legislature adjourned for the 2020 session on August 31st, several news outlets …

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    Public Records Act - 4 Hour Webinar

    LOCATION: Webinar
    DATE: 10/07/2020

    $62.50

    This course is an abbreviated version of CPOA's two day course on the Public Records Act. This webinar focuses exclusively …

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  • Sep 1, 2020
    News

    WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS ARE PLAINTIFFS’ EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR THE INJURIES THEY SUSTAINED IN RESPONDING TO PEACE OFFICER’S REQUEST TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. On August 27, 2020, in the case of Gund v. County of Trinity,[1] the …

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    Public Records Act - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 02/09/2021 - 02/10/2021

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Aug 26, 2020
    News

    CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT PROVIDES SEVEN-FACTOR TEST THAT A TRIAL COURT SHOULD USE IN RULING ON A MOTION TO QUASH A SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM DIRECTED TO A THIRD PARTY

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. In the August 2020 case of Facebook, Inc. v. Superior Court (Stephan),[1] the California …

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    Public Records Act - Oxnard

    LOCATION: Oxnard, CA
    DATE: 10/08/2020 - 10/09/2020

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Aug 19, 2020
    News

    NINTH CIRCUIT FINDS THAT CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 32310, WHICH BANS POSESSION OF LARGE-CAPACITY MAGAZINES (“LCMs”), VIOLATES THE SECOND AMENDMENT

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. On August 14, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Duncan v. Becerra,[1] …

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    Public Records Act - Turlock

    LOCATION: Turlock, CA
    DATE: 01/26/2021 - 01/27/2021

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Aug 17, 2020
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – JULY 2020

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW/POLICE CONDUCT   Police officers’ use of deadly force was reasonable where driver …

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    Public Records Act- Winters

    LOCATION: Winters, CA
    DATE: 10/20/2020 - 10/21/2020

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Aug 13, 2020
    News

    POLICE OFFICERS’ USE OF DEADLY FORCE WAS REASONABLE WHERE DRIVER ATTEMPTING TO FLEE IGNORED COMMANDS TO STOP AND DROVE NEAR, TOWARD, AND AMONGST THE OFFICERS

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. In the July 2020 case of Monzon v. City of Murrieta,[1] the Ninth Circuit …

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    Crisis Intervention Training (40-hour) - San Pablo/October

    LOCATION: San Pablo, CA
    DATE: 10/06/2020 - 10/09/2020

    The purpose of this 40 hour training course is to provide public safety personnel with the knowledge and skill to …

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  • Aug 12, 2020
    News

    Can You Use CN Tear Gas? Can ‘Media’ Access Your Command Post?

    By: Shaun Rundle, CPOA Deputy Director. The Legislature is attempting to answer these questions and more with a series of …

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    Public Records Act - Fresno

    LOCATION: Fresno, CA
    DATE: 09/24/2020 - 09/25/2020

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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