MLEOA

2022 MLEOA SUMMER CONFERENCE "LOBOTOMY OF THE LAW" Creative legal strategies in investigations

  • June 12, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • June 17, 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • IP CASINO
  • 19

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The 2022 MLEOA summer conference will feature topics from the series Lobotomy of the Law. This series is designed as a thought-provoking class that will stimulate your legal imagination. Attendees will explore the limits of the law by analyzing legal concepts, swapping variables and stretching scenarios. This class is designed for a wide audience of law enforcement professionals, including patrol officers, detectives, administrators, or anyone else who enjoys challenging their legal imagination


RESUME OF MATTHEW D. DEFORE

(662)816-3390

mdefore@icloud.com

“Sharing value through the velocity of information.”

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Master of Public Administration: Belhaven University, 2018.

Thesis: Municipal Liability Research in a Midsize Midsouth Police Department.

  • Master of Criminal Justice: University of Mississippi, 2013. Thesis: The Impact of an

Alcohol Deterrence Policy on College Students’ Behaviors.

KEY AREAS OF INTEREST & CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure.
  • Section 1983 claims – Individual and “Monell” claims.
  • Administrative law, employment law, constitutional law.
  • Human Resources, Risk Management and Organizational Management.
  • Policy Development.

LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Chief of Police: Senatobia Police Department, 2020
  • Office of Professional Standards, Southaven Police Department, 2018
  • Cybercrime specialist: Social media investigations, historical cell-site location data and

cellular phone devices.

  • Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC) Task Force: Mississippi Attorney General’s

Office. Successful prosecution in state and federal court.

  • Anti-gang investigations, conspiracy-based investigations, and historical domestic abuse

investigations.

  • State-Certified Training instructor.
  • State of Mississippi Certified DUI Instructor.

EDUCATION COURSES CREATED

  • Human Trafficking: Hiding in Plain Sight (2021).
  • Searching Beyond the Outer Clothes: Strip Searches and the Fourth Amendment (2020).
  • Federal Employment Laws and the At-Will Employer (2019).
  • The Impact of Political Surveillance and Social Media Investigations (2019).
  • Conspiracy-Based Investigations: Proving the Corrupt Agreement (2019).
  • An Analysis of Child Exploitation and Internet Luring (2019).
  • Police Canines and the Fourth Amendment (2019).
  • Advanced Cyber Investigations and the Stored Communications Act (2018).
  • How Far Does the Plain View Doctrine Really Extend the Fourth Amendment? (2018).
  • Curtilage of the Home and the Fourth Amendment (2018).
  • Detained Persons and the hard-to-define De-Facto Arrest (2018).
  • Excessive Force and the Fourth Amendment (2017).
  • Domestic Violence Investigations (2017).
  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design: How to Reduce Crime (2017).
  • Drunk Driving Deterrence (2016).
  • Juvenile Procedure for Law Enforcement (2016).

PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

Lobotomy of the Law: This periodical dissects legal concepts of criminal law to provoke

thought, argument, or to test the limits of the law by means designed to “stimulate your legal

imagination”.

Other research includes:

  • A Monell Analysis of Roadside Strip Searches
  • A Monell Analysis of Juvenile Detention
  • A Monell Analysis of Taser Use


Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer's Association

131 North Front St

Senatobia, MS  38668

(662) 420-6542

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