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Title: IACP/BJA (International Association of Chiefs of Police/Bureau of Justice Assistance) National Law Enforcement Policy Center Releases New Model Drug Testing Policy
Journal: Police Chief  Volume:56  Issue:6  Dated:(June 1989)  Pages:61-66
Editor(s): C E Higginbotham
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A new model policy on drug testing for law enforcement officers and department employees has been developed under the auspices of the Advisory Board to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Law Enforcement Policy Center.
Abstract: The model policy is intended to serve as a guide for the police executive who is interested in formulating a written procedure to govern drug testing. The model discusses the purpose of drug testing and defines specific terminology. Procedures and rules regarding possession of controlled substances on and off duty are outlined for applicants, probationary employees, and employees. Drug testing procedures and methodology are described, including handling of drug testing results.
Main Term(s): Drug testing
Index Term(s): Controlled Substances; Poisons and poison analysis; Police training innovations
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