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NCJ Number: 257 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: OFFICER IN COURT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Oregon Board on Police Standards and Training
United States of America
Date Published: 1968
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Oregon Board on Police Standards and Training
Salem, OR 97310
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: OLEA-095
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER DURING COURT APPEARANCES.
Abstract: GUIDELINES FOR APPEARANCE AND BEHAVIOR COVER PHYSICAL APPEARANCE, LANGUAGE AND SLANG, THE IMPRESSION GIVEN, AND THE MANNER OF PRESENTING TESTIMONY. IN GIVING TESTIMONY THE OFFICER SHOULD SIMPLY TELL WHAT HE SAW OR FOUND OUT. ELEMENTS OF PRESENTING FACTS AND CONDUCT UNDER CROSSEXAMINATION ARE EXPLAINED. SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF HEARINGS BEFORE A JUSTICE OF PEACE ARE GIVEN. FIFTEEN EASY WAYS FOR A POLICE OFFICER TO LOSE HIS CASE IN COURT ARE LISTED.
Index Term(s): Courtroom decorum; Evidence; Justices of the peace; Oregon; Police court relations; Police legal training
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