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NCJ Number: 91687 Find in a Library
Title: Law Officer's Pocket Manual, 1982-83 Edition
Author(s): J G Miles; D B Richardson; A E Scudellari
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 101
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of National Affairs
Washington, DC 20037
Sale Source: Bureau of National Affairs
1231 25th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The manual is designed to provide law enforcement personnel with basic operational knowledge of the impact of constitutional law on police practices.
Abstract: The statements and rules it contains are derived from the most recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions wherever possible. The manual follows a situational format and is intended to be used at the operational level. Situations, or topics, covered include confrontation of suspect, stop and frisk, in-field or on-the-scene identifications, arrest, and search incident to arrest. Also discussed are interrogation, search and seizure, police surveillance, and entrapment. Cross-references and index tabs are provided to make the material very accessible.
Index Term(s): Police legal limitations; Procedure manuals
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