|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.

VEHICLE CONSENT SEARCHES – PART TWO: ELEVENTH CIRCUIT HOLDS QUESTIONS UNRELATED TO TRAFFIC STOP ASKED AFTER STOP COMPLETED WERE PART OF A CONSENSUAL ENCOUNTER

On January 14, 2019, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decided the United States v. Triana[i], in which the court examined whether an officer impermissibly prolonged a traffic stop when he asked questions unrelated to the stop after returning all [...]

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