Guardian Mindset Podcast
Guardian Mindset Podcast
Guardian Mindset - Daigle Law Group
Clearly Established Law
Clearly Established Law
In this week's edition of the podcast, Eric responds to a listener's request for clarity on clearly established law and discusses Hyde v. City of Wilcox out of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Leadership and Management with Chief Tom Stone
Eric interviews Chief Tom Stone (ret.) on his four decades of experience in public safety, focusing on his involvement as a founding member, president, and later executive director of FBI - LEEDA, Inc. While at FBI-LEEDA, Chief Stone conceptualized and developed their Leadership and Management program.
May 16 2022
Fighting Words and the First Amendment
In this segment, Eric reviews Supreme Court rulings on fighting words and how the concept has been defined and interpreted. Fighting words are written or spoken words intended to incite hatred or violence from their target - how should law enforcement officers respond when confronted with these?
May 9 2022
The Three Aspects of Traffic Stops
This week, Eric discusses the guiding principles and trends of traffic stops through reviewing the cases United States v. Rodriguez, United States v. Goodwill, and United States v. Cole.
May 2 2022
Thompson v. Clark
Attorney Daigle reviews the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Thompson v. Clark and how it will impact the process of arrest and following litigation. The case's underlying issue is a fourth amendment claim under 42 USC section 1983 for malicious prosecution.
Apr 25 2022
Success Mentality and Leadership Development with Liam Duggan
Commander Liam Duggan joins Eric to discuss cultural change within departments through leadership and meeting challenges with a success mentality. Duggan is an investigative/administrative commander for the Prior Lake MN Police Department, and specializes in human performance factors analysis, training force options, firearms, arrest and control, and leadership development.
Apr 18 2022
First Amendment Retaliation Claims
Eric reviews the US Supreme Court cases of Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach and Nieves v. Bartlett to highlight the challenges of First Amendment retaliation claims and how these may impact law enforcement operations.
Apr 11 2022
Watching the Video and UOF Reports
The question of whether or not involved officers should watch video evidence prior to conducting a use of force report or providing a statement has long been debated. This week, Attorney Daigle delves into this topic and addresses the effects and impacts that watching the video may have.
Apr 4 2022
Retaking the Narrative
In this episode, Eric examines the actions and efforts of General William Westmoreland during the Vietnam War as an example of evaluation and refinement of the standards of service, and how that applies to retaking the narrative of law enforcement.
Mar 28 2022
Intervention and Bystander Liability Challenges with Greg Meyer
Eric sits down with retired Los Angeles police captain and expert witness Greg Meyer to discuss the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Thomas Lane, one of the officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Meyer served as a use-of-force expert in the defense of Lane, who was charged with and convicted of deliberate indifference to Floyd's medical needs.
Mar 21 2022
First Amendment Auditors
A first amendment audit is a form of activism where an individual seeks to exercise their first amendment rights. In this episode, Eric reviews the contemporary challenges that first amendment auditors may present to law enforcement personnel in the performance of their duties, and offers a few approaches to handle these situations without infringing on first amendment rights.
Mar 14 2022
Human Performance Factors with Dr. William Lewinski
Eric welcomes use of force expert and co-founder of Force Science Insititute, Dr. William Lewinksi, to the show. The two cover Dr. Lewinski's career in psychology and use of force, and discuss the role of human performance factors in the profession and in recent use of force cases. Dr. Lewinski is the co-founder and executive director of the Force Science Institute. He is a leading behavioral scientist whose work has focused on the intensive study of human dynamics involved in high stress, life-threatening encounters. He has a Ph.D. in Police Psychology and is a professor emeritus of Law Enforcement at Minnesota State University, Mankato, where he taught for more than 28 years, was an L.E. Program Director and also chair of the Department of Government.
Mar 7 2022
Understanding Decision-Making with Dr. Paul Taylor
Eric welcomes Dr. Paul Taylor onto the Guardian Mindset Podcast to discuss his experience working in law enforcement and considerations for improving practices and outcomes. Dr. Taylor, an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Colorado Denver, has over 10 years of practical law enforcement experience, and now specializes in research on police decision-making and human error in the context of use-of-force encounters.
Feb 28 2022
First Amendment Legal Challenges
Attorney Daigle reviews the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach and Nieves v. Bartlett to highlight some of the challenges facing law enforcement in relation to the First Amendment.
Feb 14 2022
Attorney Joseph Race joins Eric for the Daigle Law Group Accreditation 101 webinar. The webinar is a broad overview of law enforcement accreditation for department members at any level. For Accreditation Managers, this will be a review of a process that you are well aware; for CEOs and command staff, this will provide information regarding the full extent of your current or future accreditation endeavors. Watch the full webinar here.
Feb 7 2022
1 hr 14 mins
Lewis "Von" Kliem
Eric speaks with guest Lewis "Von" Kliem (MCJ, JD, LLM) of Force Science Institute about his extensive career in law enforcement as an officer as well as an attorney and educator. The two cover trends, challenges, and changes in law enforcement, improving professionalism and practices, and understanding human performance factors.
Jan 31 2022
The Challenges of Police and Press Relations with Attorney Mickey Osterreicher
Eric discusses the rights of journalists and guidelines for the current challenges of police and press relations with expert Attorney Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). Attorney Osterriecher has worked extensively as an advisor on public recording of police and has instructed at IACP and NSA training conferences, as well as DLG Use of Force and First Amendment summits.
Jan 24 2022
The Progression of LE Careers with Captain Aaron Jones
Captain Aaron Jones, Esq. (Cincinnati Police Department, IACP Legal Officers Section Vice Chair) joins Eric to discuss the opportunities and challenges that careers in law enforcement present, and how law enforcement has changed over the course of his 23-year career.
Jan 20 2022
Bystander Liability with Attorney Eric Atstupenas
At the 2021 Use of Force Summit, Attorney Eric Atstupenas sits down with Eric to discuss the current challenges facing law enforcement agencies related to bystander liability and the duty to intervene.
Jan 4 2022
Qualified Immunity Part Two
Attorney Eric Daigle continues his review of qualified immunity and the impact of October’s SCOTUS decisions.
Dec 13 2021