Missouri 2019-2020 Lesson Summaries
2019 Lesson 10: Legal Update
This is an online, Missouri-specific legal studies course. The lesson addresses recent court decisions providing guidance to law enforcement officers regarding:
When an officer will be entitled to qualified immunity for enforcing a store search policy;
When officers may handcuff a person during a Terry stop; and
Whether an officer always needs a search warrant to take a blood draw during a DWI investigation.
The lesson also addresses what law enforcement officers need to know about Missouri’s open and concealed carry laws, including whether a person can carry a concealed weapon without a permit, locations where people cannot carry a concealed weapon, age restrictions, concealed carry permits from other states, the open carrying of firearms, unlawful use of weapons, and requirements to carry permits.