Intro to the Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights - Three-part Webinar Series

April 12, May 25 and June 22
Program: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Virtual - Multiple Dates

Join us for a comprehensive three-part introduction to the Public Safety Officers’ Procedural Bill of Rights Act (“POBR”). Our experienced team of public safety attorneys will guide you through the maze of POBR requirements and case law conveniently via webinar during your lunchtime hour.

Registration is now open; the training is sold as a series.

Event Dates/Topics:

April 12, 2023

Part 1 of 3 – History, Application, and the Interrogation

Topics that will be covered include:

  • History of POBR,
  • Political Activity and POBR,
  • When POBR applies,
  • What constitutes punitive action,
  • Notice of the Nature of the Investigation,
  • How the interrogation shall be conducted, and
  • Admissibility of statements in other forums.

May 25, 2023

Part 2 of 3 – Administrative Appeal and the Statute of Limitations

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Retaliation,
  • Right to an Administrative Appeal,
  • Special Rules for Chiefs of Police,
  • 1-year Statute of Limitations,
  • Exceptions to the 1-year Statute of Limitations, and
  • Re-opening an investigation.

June 22, 2023 

Part 3 of 3 – Personnel Files, Brady list, Locker Searches, and Punitive Damages

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Right to review adverse comments prior to being place in personnel file,
  • Impacts of being placed on the Brady list,
  • Right to submit a written rebuttal to any adverse comment in personnel file,
  • Right to inspect personnel files,
  • Prohibited actions by employer,
  • Locker Searches,
  • Punitive Damages for Willful violation of POBR, and
  • Right to wear an item containing the American Flag and exceptions to this right.

It has become critically important to fully understand the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights (POBR), comprehend what POBR does and doesn’t cover, and when POBR applies. Join us for this three-part live virtual series intended especially for public safety professionals.

  • Training Fees Apply*: $149 per person.
    Credit card pre-payment required.

Time (PDT): 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Program Highlights:

  • Immersive three-part series; three-hours of live virtual training,
  • Legal rules and regulations for effective staff management,
  • Train to avoid expensive employee issues or even lawsuits, and
  • Enable your personnel to build and refine skills.
Session Details Recordings  Materials
This three-part live virtual program is offered as a series. Each webinar offers a different segment of POBR laws and regulations. At the conclusion of the series, participants will have access to session recordings for a limited time to catch up on a session missed or review. 

This live webinar series includes comprehensive course materials.  For each session participants will receive an email with a copy of the information to be presented prior to the training date.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for all law enforcement, administrators and/or Human Resource personnel that deal with police disciplinary matters.

Registration Confirmation:
If you do not receive a confirmation, email you are not registered.  Please make sure that you have hit the (green) "Complete Registration" button to complete your registration. Once payment is confirmed; you will receive a secondary notice for webinar log-in credentials.


Event Speakers

Event Contact

Jane Novotny |

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