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Title: Basic Course Instructor Unit Guide 23: Crimes in Progress
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 122
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: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Intended for use in training California law enforcement personnel, this document presents an outline for California law enforcement trainers and criminal justice educators who are delivering performance-based law-enforcement training on how police officers should handle crimes in progress, with emphasis on police safety and techniques for finding and arresting suspects.
Abstract: The curriculum covers the general concepts of police officer safety, the nature and use of body armor, and the principles and techniques of contact and cover. Additional sections focus on the handling of violent suspects who are intoxicated, methods for responding to crimes in progress, and criteria for selecting a response route. Further sections explain techniques for handling prowler calls, calls about burglaries in progress, and calls about robberies in progress; searching a building for a suspect; and searching an open area for a suspect. Other sections discuss barricaded suspect situations, sniper situations, calls about shots fired or persons with a gun, calls about a police officer down, calls about suspicious circumstances of an unknown nature, the handling of a suicidal person, and survival techniques for off-duty police officers. Attached exercises giving sample scenarios, diagrams, lists of considerations, and student response sheets
Main Term(s): Police education
Index Term(s): California; Crimes in progress; Police policies and procedures; Police safety techniques
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