New Jersey Case Law/Search & Seizure – Homes, Exigency, Sources of Information

Course Topics:

  • Sources of Information
  • Entering Into Homes 
  • Arrest Warrant Authority
  • Exigent Circumstances
  • Emergency Aid Doctrine
  • Community Care Taking Functions
  • Knock and Announce Rules 
  • Fresh Pursuit Protective Sweep 
  • Plain View 
  • Warrant Application
  • Common Authority
  • Search incident to arrest
  • Inventory of Property, Random Plate Inquires and much more


Dennis Benigno

Dennis Benigno

Founder & Instructor

Instructor Dennis Benigno is the founder and CEO of Street Cop Training and began formal police instruction in 2012. His law enforcement career began in 2001 as a NJ Corrections Officer. In 2004, Benigno became a police officer with the US Park Police Dept. in Washington, DC and in 2005 moved over to the position of police officer in one of NJ’s largest municipalities. He has received multiple awards including but not limited to Lifesaving, Meritorious Service, Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service, Several Letters of Recognition, Leadership awards and Certificates of Appreciation from several law enforcement organizations. As a police officer, Benigno has affected over 1,500 arrests and has conducted well over 10,000 motor vehicle stops. He now leads one of the fastest growing LEO education companies in the country with 40 expert police instructors that serve nationally to educate law enforcement in an array of different topics.

Dennis is recognized as not only an instructor but as a thought leader and influencer in modern day policing. His outspoken vision of changing law enforcement for the better has struck the hearts of over 250,000 followers on social media platforms alone. Benigno stands strong on the implementation of more humanity through leadership in all areas of law enforcement to overcome adversity and work together to serve society. He is often asked to be the keynote speaker at several large law enforcement conferences. He also hosts the Street Cop Podcast with over 300K subscribers and over 5 million downloads annually.

Course Topics:

  • Arrest/Summons
  • Use of K9 Time Limitations and court rules
  • Different Searches of Persons and what’s allowed
  • Passengers and Drivers on Motor Vehicle Stops
  • RI’s Auto Exception and the DE rules, Obtaining Proper Consent
  • When Miranda Applies
  • Compelling ID vs. Requesting
  • Warrant Checks
  • Investigative Detentions



Event Venue Date
New Jersey Case Law/Search & Seizure – Homes, Exigency, Sources of Information East Windsor, NJ
  • September 16, 2022
New Jersey Case Law/Search & Seizure – Homes, Exigency, Sources of Information Sewell, NJ
  • November 9, 2022

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