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NCJ Number: 167844 Find in a Library
Title: Field Guide to Law Enforcement, 1997 Edition
Author(s): L L Weinreb; J D Whaley
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 111
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation Press
New York, NY 10001
Publication Number: ISBN 1-56662-524-6
Sale Source: Foundation Press
11 Penn Plaza, Tenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
United States of America
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This field guide for law enforcement personnel provides clear, concise, and up-to-date statements of the rules of law applicable to situations commonly encountered by police officers in the field.
Abstract: The rules are stated from the point of view of a police officer on duty. Police officers who familiarize themselves with the field guide should have no difficulty understanding the rules and applying them to street situations. The field guide is designed for easy reference, with seven sections arranged according to the most common street situations: (1) routine patrol and encounters with private persons; (2) arrest; (3) search and seizure; (4) identification; (5) interrogation; (6) undercover investigations; and (7) asset forfeiture. The field guide is based on decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. Endnotes in an appendix following each section contain references to the relevant decisions. A table of cases at the end of the field guide lists all cases and pages on which they are cited.
Main Term(s): Police policies and procedures
Index Term(s): Arrest procedures; Forfeiture; Interrogation procedures; Patrol; Police reference materials; Search and seizure; Suspect identification; Undercover activity; US Supreme Court decisions
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