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NCJ Number: 34639 Find in a Library
Title: VICTIMS AND WITNESSES - TRAINING KEY NO 237
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS IACP (INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE) TRAINING KEY DISCUSSES THE STEPS AN OFFICER SHOULD TAKE TO ENSURE COOPERATION AND COMMUNICATION WITH VICTIMS AND WITNESSES.
Abstract: FIRST, EACH OFFICER SHOULD PROVIDE THE ATTENTIVE SERVICE NEEDED TO PROPERLY RESOLVE EMERGENCY SITUATIONS. SECOND, HE SHOULD PROVIDE VICTIMS AND WITNESSES WITH THE ORIENTATION THAT THEY NEED TO PARTICIPATE COMFORTABLY AND EFFECTIVELY IN THE INVESTIGATIVE AND LEGAL PROCESS. THE GOAL OF SUCH EFFORTS IS TO GAIN A MORE COOPERATIVE PUBLIC, WITHOUT WHICH THE SUCCESS - AND MEANING - OF POLICE ACTIVITY IS LIMITED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP); Police procedures training; Police-victim interaction; Victim services; Victims of Crime; Witness assistance
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