Courtroom Testimony Seminar for Law Enforcement Officers
Time & Location
This one-day training seminar will provide police officers and detectives with the following:
- A dynamic lecture on how to be a first-rate witness in court and survive cross-examination.
- Actual trial exercises which include direct and cross-examination of attendees on hypothetical case scenarios.
- Video tapes of actual police officer testimony demonstrating particularly effective and ineffective examples with classroom review and discussion.
Completion of this course will thoroughly prepare police officers and detectives to be excellent witnesses in court while building confidence as they become aware of and able to avoid the most common defense traps or pitfalls. The training demonstrates the importance of becoming a powerful projector of truth when testifying in a courtroom setting.
The seminar is presented by Stuart Fenton, Emmet County Chief Assistant Prosecutor. Mr. Fenton has spent his entire 30- year career in the courtroom as a trial prosecutor. He has taught on a wide range of subjects, including Trial Advocacy, Cold Case Homicide Investigation, Investigative Subpoenas, and Courtroom Testimony.
Reviews for this course have been overwhelmingly positive. It is a favorite of participants due to the hands-on experience gained from the role-playing, as well as the opportunity to see real courtroom cross-examinations from other trials.
Date: March 16, 2020
Time: Class starts at 8:30am
Place: Building 353A Camp Grayling
Class Size: 30 Student maximum
Cost: Member Fee: $100.00, Non-Member Fee: $125.00, lunch included.
Registration Deadline: March 9, 2020
This course is MCOLES registered, Course ID #2006.