Ontario Police College
The Ontario Police College and the Canadian Police Knowledge Network have adapted the Advanced Patrol Training Course (APT) program into an e-learning course.
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees and individual’s right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure. This module explores the circumstances which must exist in order for an officer to conduct a warrantless search with legal authority.
This is one of eight modules in the Ontario Police College’s Advanced Patrol Training course. As such, some portions of this course are specific to Ontario jurisdictions. Interested participants from outside of Ontario are encouraged to contact CPKN for further information.
Upon Completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the expectation of privacy in accordance with Section 8 of the Charter and case law developments
- Recall what is meant by objective and subjective grounds
- Recall the applicable warrantless search and/or seizure authority, and articulate the authority in accordance with Section 8 of the Charter and case law developments
- Recall the steps required for a consent search in accordance with Section 8 of the Charter and case law developments
- Explain ‘plain-view doctrine’ seizure as codified under the Criminal Code and in accordance with Section 8 of the Charter and case law developments
- Explain the common law authority of search incident to arrest and in accordance with Section 8 of the Charter and case law developments
Modules in the series:
- Criminal Offences
- Investigative Detention
- Law on Drinking & Driving
- Domestic Violence
- Provincial Statutes – Ontario-specific Content
- Search and Seizure Without Warrant