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NCJ Number: 127224 Find in a Library
Title: Constitutional Rights and Interrogation
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Publication Number: 15
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide is designed to assist the instructor in developing an appropriate lesson plan to cover the performance objectives for training California police in constitutional law associated with police interrogation.
Abstract: The stated learning goal for the course in constitutional rights law is that the student will understand and have a working knowledge of the basic constitutional rights of persons suspected or accused of a crime. The learning goal for the course in interrogation is that the student will understand the basic rights to be protected during interrogation. Objectives that serve these learning goals are outlined in the guide. An outline of the course content for constitutional rights law has the main topics of the implications of the Bill of Rights for law enforcement, first amendment restrictions on congressional powers, the fourth amendment (seizures, searches, and warrants), the fifth amendment (criminal proceedings and condemnation of property), the sixth amendment (mode of trial in criminal proceedings), the eighth amendment (bail, fines, punishments), the 14th amendment (citizenship, representation, and equal protection), and United States Code, Title 18, Chapter 13 (Civil Rights) Section 241 and Section 242. Major topics in the course outline for interrogation cover relevant constitutional provisions, Miranda vs. Arizona, and a classroom demonstration of interrogation. Each course outline summarizes the course content under each of the aforementioned major topics. Supporting material and 5 references
Main Term(s): Police interrogation training
Index Term(s): California; Police legal limitations
Note: Basic Course Unit Guide 15
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