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NCJ Number: 261 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: US CONSTITUTION AND THE BILL OF RIGHTS
Author(s): N REITER
Corporate Author: Oregon Board on Police Standards and Training
United States of America
Date Published: 1968
Page Count: 11
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: A HISTORICAL SUMMARY OF THE CONSTITUTION, THE BILL OF RIGHTS, AND ITS INTERPRETATION FOR POLICE OFFICERS.
Abstract: BILL OF RIGHTS AS CIVIL RIGHTS, AND THEIR APPLICATION TO POLICE WORK ARE EXPLAINED. SPECIAL EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE FIRST SIX AMENDMENTS, CONTAINING BASIC PROTECTION AGAINST ARBITRARY POLICE ACTION, AND THE 14TH AMENDMENT. SECTIONS OF THE U.S. CODE PERTAINING TO CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LIABILITIES OF POLICE OFFICERS VIOLATING CIVIL RIGHTS ARE QUOTED AND EXPLAINED. CASE STUDIES TO CLARIFY THE STATUTES, AND A RECOMMENDED READING LIST ARE PRESENTED.
Index Term(s): Bill of Rights; Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Exclusionary rule; Police due process training; Police legal limitations
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