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NCJ Number: 69842 Find in a Library
Title: Police Science - Guidelines for Training and Practice - Fifth Improved Edition
Author(s): L Schweers; H Gerards
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 347
Sale Source: Georg-Roemhild
Verlag Fuer Polizeiliches
Fachschrifttum Georg
Mengstraat 16, PF 2051
2400 Luebeck 1,
West Germany (Former)
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: A West German textbook on police instruction contains specific guidelines for officer training in various police activities with focus on the ability to apply theoretical concepts to practical police work.
Abstract: For each task, a set of guidelines is provided to reduce task description time during classroom instruction. Instructors are encouraged to permit students to act out situations. Functions include intervention in traffic situations, gathering information about individuals' identity, writing and serving tickets, arrest and transport of suspects in custody, behavior at the scene of a capital crime, handling suspected explosives, measuring suspects' blood alcohol levels, treatment of unauthorized drivers, handling severe train accidents and warning trains about obstacles, dealing with airplane accidents and search operations after plane crashes, and removal of obstacles to air traffic at military air bases. Also discussed are measures to be taken at the scenes of traffic accidents, oil spills, fires, explosives caches, and upon discovery or loss of radioactive materials. Police action during intervention against diplomats or political leaders or during invasion by foreign troops is outlined. In addition, the book teaches how to perform speedometer checks, collect warning fines, and accompany heavy transport vehicles. Principles for police action in hostage situations are provided, with notes on the characteristics, methods, and behavior of terrorists. Basic rules of personal safety in police service are emphasized throughout. An extensive list of practice situations with outlines of expected police behavior is furnished. -in German.
Index Term(s): Airport security; Disaster procedures; Germany; Inmate grievances; Patrol procedures; Police responsibilities; Police training
Note: Kleine Polizei-Buecherei (Little Police Library) Series
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