Seminar Title: Legal Tips to Surviving the Fire and Arson Case
DATES: 12/2/2019 through 12/3/2019
INSTRUCTOR(S): Peter Beering
LOCATION: Public Agency Training Council Training Center - 5235 Decatur Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46241
HOTEL: Holiday Inn - Indianapolis, IN 317-856-6200
$95 Double or Single Identify with PATC to receive discounted room rate. Book Room Online Here
COURSE REGISTRATION FEE: $295.00 Includes all training materials, and a Certificate of Completion.
Peter S. Beering
Mr. Beering is an internationally recognized expert in emergency preparedness, planning, response, counter terrorism, arson, and bombings. His professional focus is on preparedness and response to difficult problems. He delivers strategic risk management, threat assessment, emergency response, planning, crisis communications, and training services.
Involved in antiterrorism efforts for almost two decades, Mr. Beering has served on numerous panels advising government including the Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness, a five year joint initiative of Harvard University and the United States Department of Justice. This appointment placed him among the top twenty leading experts on terrorism in the United States who studied the topic and published various policy recommendations to industry, government, and the public. Mr. Beering is the lead author of, “Winning Plays: Essential Guidance From the Terrorism Line of Scrimmage” which was publicly released March 11, 2002, by the Executive Session. Used extensively by the United States Department of Homeland Security, “Winning Plays” has been entered into the Congressional Record three times since its release.
Mr. Beering is one of ten experts selected by the Department of Defense who trained mayors and senior officials throughout the United States in terrorism preparation and response on behalf of the Department of Defense. Mr. Beering has designed and conducted training exercises across the United States for organizations ranging from the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department, The District of Columbia Department of Health, Indianapolis police, fire, medical, communications, public health and hospital systems, and human service agencies, and the senior staffs of some of the country’s largest cities. Numerous utilities, private companies and organizations, including the NCAA, NBA, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Self Storage Association, the Abu Dhabi Water and Electric Authority, AEP (Nuclear power), and a number of sensitive facilities that cannot be identified, have retained Mr. Beering to assist with their strategic risk management, planning, and response.
Pre-Payment is NOT required to register or attend this seminar
This course will expose both new and veteran investigators to many of the legal challenges they may face during the conduct of fire, arson, and bombing investigations. Students will learn legal strategies, requirements, and specific techniques to prevent common mistakes. Students will also learn insights about how prosecutors and defense attorneys approach cases. Taught by an experienced Arson Prosecutor, this course will fundamentally change how you conduct investigations.
Personal Protective Equipment
Attitude and approach
Legal Obligations with Respect to the Scene
Entry requirements; Types of permission; (Voluntary, Administrative, Judicial)
Inspections, Examinations, Tests, and Searches
Documenting the Scene
Photos, Videos, and other Electronic means
Notes, Reports, and other writings
The technology conundrum
More Probable Cause, Case Presentation and Screening