|Brian S. Batterton, J.D.

About Brian S. Batterton, J.D.

Brian Batterton is an attorney in the State of Georgia and currently a Lieutenant with the Cobb County Police Department. He has been in law enforcement since 1994 and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1999 from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta. He has served as an officer in Uniform Patrol, a detective in Criminal Investigations, a Corporal in the Training Unit and as a Sergeant in Uniform Patrol. Brian is currently assigned as the Legal Officer to the Chief of Police. In addition to his work at the police department, he also lectures for the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute (LLRMI) on both criminal law and procedure topics, as well as, police civil liability.

UPDATE: FOURTH CIRCUIT REVERSES ITS PREVIOUS DECISION AND HOLDS STOP OF PERSON NEAR SHOOTING WITHOUT REASONABLE SUSPICION DOES NOT MEET SPECIAL NEEDS EXCEPTION TO THE FOURTH AMENDMENT

On July 15, 2020, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reheard the United States v. Curry[i], in which the court examined whether a stop of a person near the scene of a “shots fired” call, was reasonable under the “special [...]

By |2020-07-23T14:59:19-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Legal updates|
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