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CLEAT’s critical incident class prepares officers for what to expect

October 29, 2014 • Around the State, Law Review

Vince Wisely teaches "The Aftermath of a Critical Incident" class.

Vince Wisely teaches “The Aftermath of a Critical Incident” class.

CLEAT Staff Attorney Vince Wisely taught “The Aftermath of a Critical Incident” class to officers in Lubbock and Amarillo on Oct 28 and 29.

In light of recent high-profile critical incidents that gained widespread media attention, it is more important than ever for officers to be prepared in the event the find themselves involved in a controversial critical incident.

The four-hour course focuses on teaching officers what to expect, step by step, during a post-critical incident investigation. It prepares officers for both the administrative and criminal investigation they will face and the rights they have during these investigations. Continue Reading »

CLEAT wins justice and honorable discharge for deputy constable

October 28, 2014 • Law Review

Former Galveston County Deputy Constable Chris Streeper, left, and CLEAT Staff  Attorney Bob Thomas.

Former Galveston County Deputy Constable Chris Streeper, left, and CLEAT Staff Attorney Bob Thomas.

Staff Attorney Bob Thomas represented former Galveston County Pct. 7 Deputy Constable Chris Streeper in a contested evidentiary hearing regarding an unfavorable F-5 designation.

Deputy Streeper resigned from the Constable’s department in April, 2014. Last week, a state hearing examiner overturned the F-5 designation submitted by the Constable and ordered TCOLE to correct  the F-5 to an Honorable Discharge.

CLEAT joins SLEAMC in fundraiser for corporal’s young son

October 28, 2014 • Around the State

Cpl. Claudia Graefser, her son, Jon, and CLEAT's Tracy Chance.

Cpl. Claudia Graefser, her son, Jon, and CLEAT’s Tracy Chance.

CLEAT joined the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Association of McLennan County last weekend to help sponsor a fundraiser for 7-year-old Jon Graefser, who is battling brain cancer.

Jon, whose mom a corporal with McLennan County, has all ready under gone surgery to have the tumor removed as well as six weeks of chemotherapy and radiation. He will now have 54 weeks of additional chemo. Continue Reading »