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NCJ Number: 30871 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE DOGS AND THE LAW
Journal: JOURNAL OF CALIFORNIA LAW ENFORCEMENT  Volume:10  Issue:2  Dated:(OCTOBER 1975)  Pages:55-60
Author(s): J G EDMONDS
Corporate Author: California Peace Officers Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: California Peace Officers Assoc
Sacramento, CA 95814
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: LEGAL LIMITATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES INHERENT IN THE USE OF POLICE DOGS ARE DISCUSSED, AS IS THEIR POTENTIAL VALUE IN MANY FACETS OF POLICE WORK.
Abstract: A REVIEW OF GRIEVANCE-REMEDIAL LAW INDICATES THAT POLICE DEPARTMENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER TORT LAW, AND SHOULD TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS. FEW LIMITATIONS TO POLICE DOG USE ARE SEEN IN CRIMINAL LAW PROVISIONS. ADMINISTRATIVE-REGULATORY LAW SHOULD BE TAILORED TO THE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF POLICE DOG USE.
Index Term(s): Management; Police dogs; Police legal limitations; Torts
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