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NCJ Number: 67639 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: LOS ANGELES (CA) SUPERIOR COURT - A DRUG TERMINOLOGY GENERAL GLOSSARY - WITH EIGHT SPECIAL SECTIONS AND A SELECTED AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Author(s): A RAINOF; A NATIVIDAD; J V A PARTANSKY; G GEILIM
Corporate Author: Los Angeles Cty Sheriff's Dept
United States of America

Los Angeles Superior Court
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 143
Sponsoring Agency: Los Angeles Cty Sheriff's Dept
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Los Angeles Superior Court
Los Angeles, CA 90012
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Los Angeles Superior Court
Finance Office
Room 203A
111 North Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Vocabulary/Thesaurus
Language: English; Spanish
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A WORKING TOOL FOR COURT AND POLICE PERSONNEL INVOLVED ON A DAILY BASIS IN DEALING WITH NARCOTICS-RELATED MATTERS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS WITH LARGE SPANISH-SPEAKING POPULATIONS, THIS MANUAL IS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND.
Abstract: THE PROJECT LEADING TO THE PUBLICATION OF THIS BOOK WAS INITIATED BY THE LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING A VALID AND EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF DRUG-RELATED AND ALCOHOL-RELATED WORDS FOR USE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. THE METHODOLOGY USED INCLUDED THE STUDY OF TECHNICAL DICTIONARIES, SLANG DICTIONARIES FOR THE VARIOUS REGIONAL DIALECTS (CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, CUBA, AND OTHER SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES), AND VARIOUS NARCOTICS GLOSSARIES DEVELOPED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AND OTHER PUBLIC AGENCIES. THE MANUAL IS INTENDED FOR THE USE OF COURT INTERPRETERS AND OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, AND SPANS THE ENTIRE RANGE OF TERMINOLOGY FROM SCIENTIFIC TERMS TO STREET SLANG. THE BOOK CONTAINS SECTIONS DEALING WITH A GENERAL GLOSSARY OF DRUG TERMINOLOGY; COCAINE, HEROIN, LSD, AND MARIJUANA; SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR WITHDRAWAL; EYES AND PUPILS, WALK, AND SPEECH; SEARCH AND SEIZURE; ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND RELATED MATTERS AND SOBRIETY TESTS. INFORMATION IS ALSO INCLUDED ON GASCHROMATOGRAPH INTOXIMETER; AND MEASURES AND QUANTITIES OFTEN USED IN NARCOTIC TRANSACTIONS. A SELECTED, ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON DRUGS AND ALCOHOL; DRUG-RELATED PROBLEMS; STREET SLANG DICTIONARIES; OTHER SPECIALIZED DICTIONARIES (E.G., MEDICINE, CHEMICALS, AND LEGAL TERMS); AND MANUALS FOR COURT INTERPRETERS AND POLICE PERSONNEL IS APPENDED. --IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH. (LGR)
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Court personnel; Criminal proceedings; Definitions; Drug abuse; Drug Related Crime; Interpreter Services; Jargon; Reference materials
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