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Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 30: Preliminary Investigation
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 123
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
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NCJRS paper reproduction
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Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
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United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These curricula for teaching preliminary investigation are designed as guidelines for instructors of performance based law enforcement training.
Abstract: The first section presents the basic curriculum and knowledge tests for the students in the teaching areas of collecting and marking evidence, chain of custody, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and officer response to SIDS. The second section includes curricula and student exercises for searching a crime scene for evidence, locating finger prints, rolling fingerprints, completing chain of custody forms, and finding community resources for SIDS survivors. The third section consists of curricula and scenarios for conducting different types of preliminary investigations: burglary, grand theft, felonious assault, sexual assault, homicide, suicide, and child neglect/abuse. The final section suggests curricula and learning activities relating to SIDS incidents, kidnapping, robbery, unattended death, autotheft/recovery, poisoning, interviews and interrogation, and courtroom testimony. A list of information sources and the eight necessary components of a preliminary investigation are appended.
Main Term(s): Police curriculum development
Index Term(s): Criminal investigation training; Evidence collection; Preliminary investigations
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