Use of Force/Liability/Litigation – Watsonville

June 20 - 21, 2024   |   Watsonville, CA


Watsonville Civic Center

275 Main Street Floor#6

Watsonville, CA 95076

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Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number

9100-21179-23, POST CERTIFIED

Course Description

Don’t play the probability game – a high-profile use of
force incident could happen to your agency. Be
Review recent court cases covering use of force,
understand use of force situations through video
examples and walk through a use of force incident from
field training to the court room.
• The necessity of contact drills both in the street and
in the courtroom.
• How to navigate the civil and criminal
trail process.
• The process of a use of force investigation
in a custody setting.
• Proper responses for both management and
officers after a major incident.
• How to testify about a use of force encounter.
• How to write about a use of force encounter.
• How to analyze your defensive tactics
for effectiveness.
• and much more!

Fees and Registration: $0.00

Group registration please email CPOA at

Cancellation Policy:

Effective 8/1/18

All cancellations and substitutions MUST be in writing and directed to the CPOA Training Coordinator All refunds will be processed within 30 days from the written date of the cancellation request.

Cancellations made 30 calendar days or more from the first day of your registered course will be refunded minus a $30 cancellation fee.

Cancellations made 29 calendar days to 10 calendar days from the first day of your registered course will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations made 9 calendar days or less from the first day of your registered course are NOT eligible to receive a refund.

*Registrants who cannot attend a course are strongly encouraged to find a substitution.

Substitution Policy:

CPOA encourages you to make a substitution if a student cannot attend the course; substitutions will be accepted prior to the course in writing and on-site.

*Registration Policy:

CPOA will not register anyone for a class unless payment has been received in full. If you are not able to provide payment with registration you may provide a credit card to hold the seat. However, all students must be paid in full 10 days prior to the class. If payment is not received and a card has been given to hold the seat, it will be charged.

Who Should Attend:

Supervisors, managers, investigators and any sworn or
civilian law enforcement officer.


David Demurjian
Law Offices of David R. Demurjian, A.P.C.