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NCJ Number: 68062 Find in a Library
Title: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW WORKBOOK
Author(s): W J HOGAN
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 126
Sponsoring Agency: Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council
Boston, MA 02108
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: ISSUED BY THE MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COUNCIL, THE WORKBOOK IS INTENDED TO FAMILIARIZE MASSACHUSETTS BASIC POLICE ACADEMY STUDENTS WITH CONSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF POLICE ACTIVITIES.
Abstract: THE WORKBOOK IS A PAGE BY PAGE REPRINT OF THE POPULAR TEXT ISSUED TO BOSTON RECRUITS AND COVERS THE FOLLOWING MAJOR SECTIONS: (1) BILL OF RIGHTS AND ITS IMPACT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, (2) CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LIABILITY OF POLICE OFFICERS, (3) ARRESTS, (4) THRESHOLD INQUIRIES, AND (5) THE OATH TAKEN BY POLICE OFFICERS. THE PRESENTATION OF MATERIAL VARIES FROM A DIRECT EXPOSITION OF RELEVANT FACTS TO AN APPROACH WITH PRELIMINARY STUDY QUESTIONS THAT ARE SUBSEQUENTLY ANSWERED AND EXPLAINED. THE TEXT IS ILLUSTRATED BY SEVERAL VISUAL AID CHARTS AND INCLUDES NUMEROUS REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR EACH SECTION COVERED. A SUMMARY OF FACTS, ISSUES, AND DECISIONS OF 12 RELEVANT COURT CASES IS APPENDED.
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Instructional aids; Massachusetts; Police education; Self instructional materials
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