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NCJ Number: 126555 Find in a Library
Title: Courtroom Demeanor
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Document: PDF
Type: Curriculum
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The goal of this basic unit guide, designed as a guideline for performance objective-based law enforcement basic training, is to teach the student to testify properly in court.
Abstract: The unit curriculum is outlined in detail, accompanied by instructional cues when appropriate. Focus is on the basics of courtroom demeanor, the witness examination procedure, the value of professional courtroom demeanor and appearance, and preparation for courtroom testimony. Support materials identify 15 ways for a police officer to lose his or her case in court and the principles of effective testimony.
Main Term(s): Courtroom decorum; Police recruit training
Index Term(s): California; Curriculum; Lesson plans; Police testimony
Note: Basic Course Unit Guide No. 56
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