Category: Broadcast Blue

The Caniglia Conundrum – Caniglia v Strom

The Caniglia Conundrum – Caniglia v Strom

In this 30-minute podcast, retired FLETC Senior Legal Instructor Bruce-Alan Barnard explains this important Supreme Court decision regarding the Community Caretaking Exception and what it means for police welfare checks and Red Flag laws.

Torres v. Madrid – Supreme Court Update

Torres v. Madrid – Supreme Court Update

Torres v. Madrid – LEA ONE Supreme Court Update This 5-3 decision defines what constitutes a Fourth Amendment seizure by force. The decision was out on the 25th and we had the video and podcasts produced in 24 hours!

Consent Searches

Consent Searches

LEA ONE Director Bruce-Alan Barnard takes a look at the law governing consent searches.  LEA ONE provides legal training you can TRUST! www.lea.one

The Attack on Qualified Immunity

The Attack on Qualified Immunity

Broadcast Blue host Bruce-Alan Barnard is joint by Poppi Ritacco, JD, LLM who is currently a lecturer at the University of Pittsburg and is also a former FLETC Senior Legal Instructor.  Bruce and Poppi have a candid discussion about Qualified Immunity and then take a look at the Colorado statute abolishing qualified immunity for Colorado …

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The Community Caretaking Exception

The Community Caretaking Exception

Caniglia v. Strom   1stCIR   13MAR2020 In this episode, Bruce-Alan Barnard explains the development of the Community Caretaking Exception and breaks out the First Circuit’s analysis in this case. In this case of first impression for the First Circuit, the First Circuit joins the Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits in applying the Community Caretaking Exception …

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Kansas v. Glover – Special Supreme Court Edition!

Kansas v. Glover – Special Supreme Court Edition!

In this one-hour special Supreme Court edition of Broadcast Blue, host Bruce-Alan Barnard explains the significance of this case for law enforcement officers upon discovering a moving vehicle is registered to a person with a revoked driver’s license.

Traffic Stop – Permissible Questions

Traffic Stop – Permissible Questions

United States v. Smith  5thCIR   12MAR2020 In this episode, Bruce-Alan Barnard discusses this case which provides a great example of using questions that are permissible while conducting a traffic stop to establish the reasonable suspicion required under the Rodriguez Rule to extend the traffic stop into a Terry Stop.

Identify Passengers During Traffic Stops

Identify Passengers During Traffic Stops

United States v. Landeros   9thCIR   11JAN2019 Bruce-Alan Barnard explains the ruling in this case which answers the question: Can a traffic stop be extended simply because a passenger refuses to identify himself?