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NCJ Number: 66586 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE SCIENCE ADVANCEMENT - THE COMPLETE STUDY GUIDE SECOND EDITION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Arco Publishing Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 640
Sponsoring Agency: Arco Publishing Co
New York, NY 10003
Sale Source: Arco Publishing Co
219 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10003
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS SELF-STUDY GUIDE PROVIDES A COMPLETE POLICE PROMOTION COURSE ON EVERY POLICE SUBJECT NEEDED OR TEST-TRAINING AND JOB ADVANCEMENT, ESPECIALLY THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF ADVANCED POLICE WORK.
Abstract: THE GUIDE INTENDS TO PREPARE OFFICERS FOR PROMOTION EXAMINATIONS BY COVERING MANY CIVIL SERVICE EXAM QUESTIONS, PROVIDING A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF CRIMINAL SCIENCE, AND OFFERING PRACTICAL, DECISIONMAKING SITUATIONS FOR SOLVING. MATERIAL INCLUDED IN THE GUIDE WAS GATHERED FROM EXAMS FOR SERGEANT, LIEUTENANT, AND CAPTAIN GIVEN IN NEW YORK CITY, LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO, AND CHICAGO. THE BOOK EXPLAINS THE DIFFERENT LAW ENFORCEMENT POSITIONS, AS WELL AS TECHNIQUES OF STUDY AND TEST-TAKING. THE GUIDE USES A MULTIPLE-CHOICE, QUESTION-AND-ANSWER FORMAT. SUBJECTS COVERED INCLUDE JUDGMENT, REASONING, CRIMINOLOGY, AND PENOLOGY, AND ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION. UNDER THE LATTER, SPECIFIC TOPICS REVIEWED ARE PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT, MAJOR QUALITIES OF LEADERSHIP, BASIC POLICE FUNCTIONS, AND PRINCIPLES OF SUPERVISION, AS WELL AS TRAINING OFFICERS, DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY, REPORT WRITING, AND PUBLIC RELATION. OTHER MATERIAL ENCOMPASSES CRIMINAL SCIENCE AND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES, BALLISTICS, MOULAGE, POISONS, SUSPECT TRACING, AND APPREHENSION AND ARREST. THE SECTION ON INVESTIGATION OF SPECIFIC CRIMES DEALS WITH HOMICIDE, ROBBERY, BURGLARY, THEFT, NARCOTICS AND DRUG ADDICTION, TRAFFIC AND ACCIDENTS, AUTOMOBILES, PROSTITUTION, JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, AND MOB CONTROL. THE FINAL SECTION OF THE GUIDE COVERING BACKGROUND IN POLICE LAW, FOCUSES ON LEGAL VOCABULARY, FEDERAL JURISDICTION AND STATUTES, AND EVIDENCE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT. REFERENCES ARE PROVIDED. (PRG)
Index Term(s): Career development; Course materials; Criminal investigation; Criminology; Evidence; Jurisdiction; Penology; Personnel administration; Personnel promotion; Police education; Police legal limitations; Police management; Police personnel; Self instructional materials
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