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NCJ Number: 34890 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE RESERVE OFFICER IN DALLAS, TEXAS
Journal: TEXAS POLICE JOURNAL  Volume:24  Issue:5  Dated:(JUNE 1976)  Pages:5-8 AND 15
Author(s): E J BROWN
Corporate Author: Texas Police Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: Texas Police Assoc
Austin, TX 78765
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE DALLAS POLICE RESERVE BATTALION IS A GROUP OF VOLUNTEER CITIZEN 'PEACE OFFICERS' WHO SUPPLEMENT THE REGULAR FORCE OF DALLAS POLICE OFFICERS DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
Abstract: THE RESERVE OFFICER, ALTHOUGH RECEIVING A 240-HOUR COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE LAWS OF ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE, CRIME INVESTIGATION, FIRST AID, ETC., DOES NOT CARRY A FIREARM ON DUTY NOR DOES HE POSSESS ANY POWERS OF ARREST OTHER THAN THOSE OF AN ORDINARY CITIZEN. THIS ARTICLE GIVES A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE RESERVES AND DESCRIPTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MEMBERS. IT ALSO DISCUSSES THE RESULTS OF A 1975-76 QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY OF THE DUTIES AND SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE 165-MEMBER FORCE.
Index Term(s): Auxiliary police units; Special purpose public police; Texas; Volunteer programs; Volunteers
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