Use of Force Expert Workshop

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 – Friday, Jun 8, 2018

8:00am – 5:00pm

This 4-day course includes 16 hours of specialized training in the forensic analysis of digital video of use of force incidents and 16 hours of specialized training in the role of an expert witness in use of force analysis, authoring use of force opinion reports, the process of being qualified as an expert witness for court purposes, and courtroom testimony as an expert witness. Presenters include retired members of the judiciary, practicing lawyers who utilize use of force expert opinions, the Coroners Service (BC), the Department of Justice, and court-qualified use of force experts.

This 4-day workshop will develop the knowledge, skills and report writing skills essential to the successful and professional development of a Use of Force Expert opinion, including the ability to forensically analyze a variety of video sources of a use of force incident. At the conclusion of the course the candidate will have the tools to qualify as an expert witness in the field.

Candidates for this course should be incumbent or former use of force instructors with a keen interest in furthering their education toward the goal of becoming a court-qualified use of force expert in criminal and civil matters, coroners inquests, human rights tribunals, and Police Act (BC) investigations.

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Event Location

Tactical Training Centre, 2010 Glen Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5T 0B1

Event Fees