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NCJ Number: 152117 Find in a Library
Title: Officer Survival: Testing Your Legal Wits
Journal: Police: The Law Enforcement Magazine  Volume:18  Issue:9  Dated:(September 1994), 32-35
Author(s): E Nowicki
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 4
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article introduces, presents, and explains the answers to 26 multiple-choice questions focusing on legal issues that police officers need to understand to prepare for testifying in a courtroom.
Abstract: Individual questions focus on the automobile exception to the Fourth Amendment requirement of a search warrant, the rule that defines legal insanity, warrantless entries into a felony suspect's home to make an arrest, the removal of a prospective juror without showing cause, and illegally obtained evidence. Other questions focus on civil rights violations, strip searches of certain arrestees, the Miranda rule, police use of deadly force, probable cause, and search and seizure of garbage left outside the curtilage of a home. Photographs
Main Term(s): Police legal limitations
Index Term(s): Police responsibilities; Rights of the accused; Search and seizure laws
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