Anti-Masking: What You Need to Know
Jim CampSenior Attorney, National Traffic Law Center
“Masking” is a problem throughout the country and doing it is against the law. While a violation won’t send you to jail, it could have extreme consequences for your state. Masking can occur at any level of the criminal or administrative justice process: from the traffic stop through prosecution and even when it comes to abstracts of convictions from the court system or the bureau of motor vehicle’s handling of those abstracts.
This course is designed to provide prosecutors, law enforcement officers, judges, clerks, and other traffic safety professionals with the materials and techniques necessary to better understand the fundamentals of the federal and state prohibitions against Masking Commercial Driver License convictions, the ethical implications of masking and how to prevent Masking and ethical violations.
Participants will be able to: Understand the Federal definition of “Masking,” “Conviction” and “Disqualification” pursuant to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; Learn about the ethical consequences of Masking; Explore various techniques and skills to educate other professionals on Masking.
This training is open to Law Enforcement, Attorneys, Court and DMV Staff, and Other Traffic Safety Professionals.
This training has been approved for 4 General CLE Credits and 1.2 Ethics Credits