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NCJ Number: 52069 Find in a Library
Title: MARYLAND - TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES, PART 2 APPREHENDING VIOLATORS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Maryland Police Training Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 37
Sponsoring Agency: Justice Publishers Inc
Washington, DC 20004
Maryland Police Training Cmssn
Pikesville, MD 21208
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Washington, DC 20590
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PART 2 OF A 4-PART SERIES, THIS SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL UNIT IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT WITH THE GENERAL POLICY AND PROCEDURES TO FOLLOW IN THE PURSUIT, STOPPING, AND APPROACHING OF THE VIOLATOR'S VEHICLE.
Abstract: THIS POLICE TRAINING SERIES IS DIRECTED AT THE ENTRANCE-LEVEL STUDENT OFFICER. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE ARE TO IDENTIFY THE MAJOR VARIABLES A POLICE OFFICER SHOULD CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING WHETHER OR NOT TO PURSUE A TRAFFIC VIOLATOR, INDICATE THE MAIN FACTORS A DEPARTMENTAL PURSUIT POLICY SHOULD INCLUDE, PRESENT THE RECOMMENDED PROCEDURAL STEPS FOR STOPPING TRAFFIC VIOLATORS, AND DISCUSS THE RECOMMENDED PROCEDURAL STEPS FOR STOPPING A FELONY SUSPECT. IN DISCUSSING PURSUIT OF VIOLATORS, PURSUIT POLICY, PURSUIT ASSISTANCE, COMMANDEERING PRIVATE VEHICLES, AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SAFETY ARE CONSIDERED. SELECTING AN APPROPRIATE STOPPING SITE, INITIATING THE STOP, LEAVING THE POLICE VEHICLE, AND APPROACHING THE VIOLATOR'S VEHICLE ARE CONSIDERED IN THE SECTION ON STOPPING TRAFFIC VIOLATORS. DIAGRAMS ARE USED TO SHOW THE RELATIVE POSITIONING OF THE POLICE AND VIOLATOR VEHICLES. IN CONSIDERING STOPPING KNOWN FELONY SUSPECTS, THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE DISCUSSED: INITIAL CONTRACT; SELECTION OF AN APPROPRIATE ARREST SITE; OVERTAKING THE SUSPECT VEHICLE; EFFECTING THE STOP; AND APPREHENDING THE SUSPECT. DIAGRAMS ARE USED TO SHOW THE POSITIONING OF THE POLICE VEHICLE RELATIVE TO THE SUSPECT'S VEHICLE. TESTS ARE PROVIDED AT THE END OF EACH MAJOR AREA OF CONTENT, WITH ANSWER KEYS INCLUDED. OTHER DOCUMENTS IN THE SERIES ARE PART 1, NCJ-52068, AND PART 3-4, 52070-52071. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Maryland; Police field services units; Self instructional materials; Traffic law enforcement training
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