Event Detail2018-08-04T15:43:11+00:00
Seminar Title

Law Enforcement Litigation, Loss Control and Risk Management

Dates of Events

05/14/2019 through 05/16/2019

Last Updated: 02/12/2019
Instructor(s): Multiple Instructors
Location: Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village - 5951 Silver King Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33914
Hotel: Westin Cape Coral at Marina Village - 5951 Silver King Blvd, Cape Coral , FL 33914
Course Registration Fee: $395
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Law Enforcement Litigation, Loss Control
and Risk Management Conference
“Why Are We Getting Sued”

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

8:00 a.m.—8:30 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Jack Ryan, Attorney
Law Enforcement Litigation and Legal Trends:
What’s New, What Changed, What’s The Law
Enforcement Impact


Jack Ryan is an attorney in Rhode Island, receiving his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Suffolk University Law School. Jack has 20 years police experience as a Captain. Jack is a former adjunct faculty member at Salve Regina University and lectures frequently throughout the United States. He is the Co-Director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute and has conducted agency audits for that entity, several involving issues of administrative investigations. Jack regularly conducts training seminars for LLRMI in a variety of subjects including Use of Force, Internal Affairs and Legal Issues. Jack has written two books for use by Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers, Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers Guide to Criminal Procedure and Rhode Island Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights, a Practical Guide to the Law of Investigations and Hearings. Jack has written extensively on the legal issues surrounding the Internal Affairs process. Jack Ryan also writes a field guide for law enforcement officers nationally titled: Case Law for Critical Tasks in Law Enforcement, A Legal Guide for Officers and Supervisors, which is updated annually at the end of each United States Supreme Court Term. Jack also authors and edits the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute’s bi-monthly publications providing legal and liability updates to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.

12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m. Lunch (On Your Own)

1:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. Brian Devlin and Kim Gaston
• Badge of Health
• Reducing Liability and Enhancing Officer Health
• Influencing Liability

Brian Devlin, Vice President of IMPG Risk Management Services. After graduating with degrees in Physiology and Physiotherapy, Brian worked in physical therapy and specialized in industrial medicine and workers’ compensation rehab. For five years, he provided therapy and rehab service for global large equipment manufacturer and eventually a large Chicago area hospital’s industrial medicine program. Brian designed safety and health programs for Police and Fire operations for injury prevention. Currently, Brian is Vice President of Risk Management Services and designs and coordinates the risk management activities for a large Illinois pubic entity pool with roughly 300 members of local government (municipality and county). These services include controls and material resource for injury prevention, insurance management and entity/agency liability.

3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Michael Fann and George Dalton
• Toxic Internal Liabilities

Michael Fann has more than 30 years’ experience in providing Risk Management Consulting and Training for Local Governments, School Systems, Universities, State Governments and Associations. He is an award-winning author and speaker, working with clients and audiences across the united states. He serves full time as a Risk Control Resource for more than 500 entities participating in Tennessee’s Risk Management Pool.

George Dalton is a member of the Loss Control Staff since September, 1988. Dalton has served as a Risk Management Resource for the Municipalities, Schools, Utilities, Housing Authorities, Human Resource Agencies and other Governmental Entities throughout Tennessee. Dalton provides Risk Identification Surveys for Safety & Liability Exposures and frequently conducts Safety and Liability Loss Control training classes for Pool participants.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:00 a.m.—11:30 a.m. David MacMain
Defending Law Enforcement Litigation
• What’s Different Today
• When to Hold’em and When to “Write the Check”

David MacMain is the Managing Partner of The MacMain Law Group, LLC located in Malvern, Pennsylvania. David is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, has been named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” multiple times in the field of Civil Rights, is rated “AV” Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected for inclusion in the Best Attorney’s of America. After college, David served as a Pennsylvania State Trooper stationed at the Avondale, Chester County Barracks where he engaged in all aspects of police work in the twenty-seven (27) municipalities that the Avondale station covered, before attending Temple University of Law, where he graduated cum laude.

11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Lunch (On Your Own)


12:30 p.m.— 4:00 p.m. Lou Reiter
• “Window to Law Enforcement Liability and Litigation”
• “Predicting Agency and Officer Involved in Litigation”

Lou Reiter is been a National Trainer and Co-Director of the Legal and Liability Risk Management Institute. He has presented training on Internal Affairs issues for the past 25 years. Lou regularly conducts police agency audits and has been the consultant on investigations involving 8 cities and the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice. He has been a police practices expert in over 1000 civil cases appearing both plaintiffs and defendants. He authored the “Third Edition of Law Enforcement Administrative Investigations in 2006.” Lou retired from the L.A.P.D. as a Deputy Chief of Police after 20 years of service.

Thursday, May 16, 2019


8:00 a.m.—10:00 a.m. Stephen Campbell
• Real Nuts and Bolts of Police Litigation
• “Are They Really Doing What They Say They’re Doing”

Stephen Campbell began his Law Enforcement career with the Providence, Rhode Island Police Department in 1982 and retired at the rank of Major. Steve is a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Policing at PERF. He attended the Williams Homicide School, New York State Police. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Roger Williams University and a Master of Science Degree from Salve Regina University.


10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Timothy Longo, Sr.
• Shaping the Future of Police Liability and Litigation

Timothy Longo, Sr. recently retired as Chief of Police of the city of Charlottesville. He previously served 19 years with the Baltimore Police Department, where he rose to the rank of Colonel, serving as Chief of Technical Services, Chief of Staff to the Police Commissioner, Southeastern District Commander and Director of the Emergency Communications Center. He worked in patrol and commanded the Special Investigations Section within the Internal Investigations Division. Tim has been a recipient of the Police Commissioner’s Award of Excellence and the Webber Seavey Award. He is a graduate of Towson Uni
versity and the University of Baltimore, School of Law. He currently serves as a police practices expert in both criminal matters and Section 1983 claims, and assists in the monitoring of two consent decrees; United States of America v. City of Cleveland and United States of America v. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Depart