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NCJ Number: 10877 Find in a Library
Title: PLIGHT OF THE COMPLAINING WITNESS - PROPERTY IN POLICE CUSTODY
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: New York Supreme Court
Appellate Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 120
Sponsoring Agency: New York Supreme Court
New York, NY 10007
Publication Number: U
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: HARDSHIPS AND DELAY CONFRONTING THE COMPLAINING WITNESS WHOSE PROPERTY HAS BEEN SEIZED OR RECOVERED AND IS WITHHELD PENDING FINAL TERMINATION OF CRIMINAL PROCESS.
Abstract: THE STUDY FOCUSES ON THE INTERNAL CONDITIONS, PRACTICES, AND PROCEDURES OF THE POLICE PROPERTY CLERK'S OFFICE AND THE OFFICES OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS IN NEW YORK CITY. SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS ARE PROVIDED AND DISCUSSED WITH RESPECT TO CORRECTING INEFFICIENCIES AND SPEEDING UP THE RETURN OF PROPERTY TO COMPLAINANTS. ARTICLES, FORMS, AND DOCUMENTS ARE APPENDED TO THE REPORT AND INCLUDE LETTERS FROM DISTRICT ATTORNEYS AND THE POLICE, MEMOS FROM THE INVESTIGATING STAFF ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE STUDY, AND COPIES OF LAWS GOVERNING PROPERTY HELD BY THE POLICE.
Index Term(s): Evidence preservation; Management; New York; Police Records Units; Records management; Witnesses
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