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NCJ Number: 150182 Find in a Library
Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 5: Introduction to Criminal Law
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 38
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
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents the objectives, curriculum content, and exercises for the delivery of performance-based law enforcement training regarding the criminal law, as part of the guidelines developed in cooperation with the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.
Abstract: The instructional goal is to provide students with knowledge of the concepts and terminology needed to understand the California criminal justice system. Topics include the sources of the law, classification and elements of crime, the differences between torts and crimes, the difference between the spirit of the law and the letter of the law, and concepts of criminal intent. Other topics include crimes of accessories, principals, and accomplices; entrapment; and the definition of terms used. List of performance objectives and 13 references
Main Term(s): Police education
Index Term(s): California; Criminal law; Criminology; Police training
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