IOWA ONLINE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING

PLS has provided monthly, interactive, state-specific online training for Iowa law enforcement officials for over 15 years. 

 

PLS online training keeps officers current on recent and relevant state and federal court cases that directly impact their effectiveness in enforcing the law and in avoiding unnecessary liability exposure.

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LESSON PACKAGES

Package A:
16-Hour Package with Bias Prevention & De-Escalation

16-hours of online training (including bias prevention and de-escalation) comprised of:

  • at least 4 hours of legal update training, based on recent cases from the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals;

  • 1 hour of legal update training based on recent Iowa legislation;

  • 1 hour of mental health training per 501 IAC 8.1(4)(b);

  • 4 hours of bias prevention and de-escalation training per Iowa Code § 80B.11G & 501 IAC 8.1(6);

  • other applicable training.

Package B:
12-Hour Package without Bias Prevention & De-Escalation

12-hours of online training (not including bias prevention and de-escalation) comprised of: 

  • at least 4 hours of legal update training, based on recent cases from the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals;

  • 1 hour of legal update training based on recent Iowa legislation;

  • 1 hour of mental health training per 501 IAC 8.1(4)(b);

  • other applicable training.

This package does not include bias prevention and de-escalation training.

Package C:
12-Hour Package with Bias Prevention & De-Escalation

12 Hours of online training (including bias prevention and de-escalation) comprised of:

  • at least 4 hours of legal update training, based on recent cases from the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals;

  • 1 hour of legal update training based on recent Iowa legislation;

  • 1 hour of mental health training per 501 IAC 8.1(4)(b);

  • 4 hours of bias prevention and de-escalation training per Iowa Code § 80B.11G & 501 IAC 8.1(6);

  • other applicable training.

ONLINE POLICE TRAINING TOPICS

LEGAL UPDATE

PLS Iowa legal update lessons for law enforcement officers review cases from the following courts:

  • United States Supreme Court

  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Iowa Supreme Court 

  • Iowa Court of Appeals 

Our legal update training for law enforcement officers focuses on the following issues: 

  • Search and seizure issues/Fourth Amendment law.

  • Traffic stops.

  • Vehicle searches. 

  • Home searches. 

  • Consent issues.  

  • Interrogations/Fifth and Sixth Amendment law. 

  • Right to counsel. 

  • Excessive force. 

  • Civil rights claims under 42 U.S.C. section 1983. 

  • OWIs and Iowa Code section 804.20. 

To see summaries of recent lessons, click here

INTERPERSONAL PERSPECTIVES

​Interpersonal Perspectives Online Police Training: 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Technical Skills Online Police Training:

* Denotes items that could be used to help satisfy CALEA standards.

# Denotes items that have been approved as mental health training by the IlEA. 

To see a synopsis of recent lessons, click "See More" or click "Request Free Demo" to see an actual lesson.