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NCJ Number: 63346 Find in a Library
Title: LAW ENFORCEMENT REFERENCE MANUAL AND POLICE OFFICIAL DIARY, 1980
Corporate Author: Law Enforcement Reference Manual
United States of America
Editor(s): I B ZEICHNER
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 786
Sponsoring Agency: Law Enforcement Reference Manual
Trenton, NJ 08628
Lebanon City Council
Lebanon, OR 97355
Sale Source: Lebanon City Council
925 Main Street
Lebanon, OR 97355
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMBINATION REFERENCE MANUAL, TEXT, AND DIARY, WITH INFORMATION ESSENTIAL TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS IN DAILY JOB PERFORMANCE, IS PRESENTED; THE WORK IS ALSO A UNIQUE TEACHING DEVICE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDENTS.
Abstract: THE REFERENCE WORK FOCUSES ON THE DAY-TO-DAY NEEDS OF ALL THOSE ENTRUSTED WITH POLICE AUTHORITY. INFORMATION RELATES TO THE PREVENTION AND DETECTION OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, APPREHENSION OF CRIMINAL OFFENDERS, PARTICIPATION IN COURT PROCEEDINGS, AND PROTECTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEES. IN ADDITION, ASSISTANCE TO THOSE IN DANGER OF PHYSICAL HARM, TRAFFIC CONTROL, RESOLUTION OF FAMILY CONFLICTS, CREATION OF A FEELING OF SECURITY IN THE COMMUNITY, AND THE PROMOTION AND PRESERVATION OF CIVIL ORDER ARE CONSIDERED. SPECIFIC, CONCRETE HOW-TO-DO METHODS ARE EMPHASIZED. FOR EXAMPLE, FIRST-AID TECHNIQUES AND EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATIONS INFORMATION ARE PRESENTED; AS ARE QUICK GUIDES TO MIRANDA RIGHTS, POLICE LIABILITY, SEARCH AND SEIZURE LAW, AND CRIMINAL IDENTIFICATION. IN ADDITION, RELEVANT CASE LAW DEALING WITH SUCH QUESTIONS AS POLICE CONDUCT AND PRETRIAL DETENTION ARE INCLUDED WITH CITATIONS AND BRIEF CASE DESCRIPTIONS. OTHER FEATURES ARE NOTES ON POLICE JOB STRESS, EVIDENCE COLLECTION, AND TERRORISM, SPECIAL GLOSSARIES, MATERIAL ON FAMILY CRISIS INTERVENTION, AND MORE. STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICES INVOLVED IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND RELATED MATTERS ARE SPECIFIED, SUCH AS FBI FIELD OFFICES, LEAA SERVICES, AND MOTOR VEHICLE DEPARTMENTS. A RESOURCE DIRECTORY OF ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS PARENTS ANONYMOUS, REACT, AND THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL IS INCLUDED. BLANK PAGES FOR DIARY ENTRIES, CHARTS, PHOTOGRAPHS, SKETCHES, GRAPHS, MAPS, TABLES, AND AN EXTENSIVE INDEX ARE PROVIDED IN THE MANUAL. (LWM)
Index Term(s): Criminal investigation; Criminal justice education; Criminal proceedings; Law enforcement; Police legal limitations; Police responsibilities; Procedure manuals; Reference materials
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