It doesn’t take firsthand experience to learn the meaning of pain compliance or rough ride. Police: A Field Guide is an illustrated handbook to the methods, mythologies, and history that animate today’s police. It is a survival manual for encounters with cops and police logic, whether it arrives in the shape of officer friendly, Tasers, curfews, non-compliance, or reformist discourses about so-called bad apples. In a series of short chapters, each focusing on a single term, such as the beat, order, badge, throw-down weapon, and much more, authors David Correia and Tyler Wall present a guide that reinvents and demystifies the language of policing in order to better prepare activists—and anyone with an open mind—on one of the key issues of our time: police brutality. In doing so, they begin to chart a future free of this violence—and of police.
Visit BlueToGold.com for more information. As a law enforcement officer, you must be able to articulate hundreds of important search and seizure doctrines. Especially in this day and age where the public and courts are increasingly scrutinizing your encounters with the public. This book will become a valuable partner whether you're looking for legal guidance in the field or back at the station and need help writing a police report founded directly in case law. Topics Covered: Private Citizens & Agents Two Types of Searches Abandoned or Lost Property Consensual Searches De Facto Arrests Unprovoked Flight Being Filmed or Recorded When to 'Unarrest' Suspect 'Contempt of Cop' Arrests Hotel Rooms Parental Consent to Search Child's Room Re-engagement After Invocation to Remain Silent Re-engagement After Invocation to Right to Counsel Ambiguous Invocations DUI Checkpoints Pretext Stops AND A LOT MORE... Over 160 Search & Seizures principles covered!
Legal Guide for Police, 10th edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial identification procedures, police power and its limitations, and civil liability of police officers and agencies. Including specific case examples, this revised edition provides the most current information for students and law enforcement professionals needing to develop a modern understanding of the law. Authors Walker and Hemmens have added introductory and summary chapters to this edition, which aid readers in understanding the context, importance, and applicability of the case law. All chapters have been updated to reflect U.S. Supreme Court decisions up to and including the 2013 term of court. Among the important new cases covered are: Bailey v. United States (2013), Berghuis v. Thompkins (2010), Kentucky v. King (2010), Maryland v. King (2013), and Michigan v. Bryant (2011). A helpful Appendix contains the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment, and a Table of Cases lists every case referenced in the text.
Forensic Evidence Field Guide: A Collection of Best Practices highlights the essentials needed to collect evidence at a crime scene. The unique spiral bound design is perfect for use in the day-to-day tasks involved in collecting evidence in the field. The book covers a wide range of evidence collection and management, including characteristics of different types of crime scenes (arson, burglary, homicide, hit-and-run, forensic IT, sexual assault), how to recover the relevant evidence at the scene, and best practices for the search, gathering, and storing of evidence. It examines in detail the properties of biological/DNA evidence, bullet casings and gunshot residue, explosive and fire debris, fibers and hair, fingerprint, footprint, and tire impression evidence, and much more. This guide is a vital companion for forensic science technicians, crime scene investigators, evidence response teams, and police officers. Unique Pocket Guide design for field work Best practice for first evidence responders Highlights the essentials needed to collect evidence at a crime scene Focus on evidence handling from documentation to packaging
The Police Handbook on Searches, Seizures and Arrests summarizes landmark Supreme Court cases dealing with Miranda rights, the exclusionary rule, arrests and probable cause, searches, seizures, warrants and other subjects relevant to constitutional criminal procedure. Written with a target audience of police officers in mind, it is designed to guide state and local law enforcement in collecting evidence and collaborating with prosecutors without violating the rights enshrined in the United States Constitution. This is the essential procedural handbook for law enforcement officers seeking to guarantee citizens’ rights and thus safeguard critical evidence from exclusion on the basis of constitutional violations. Carol J. Palmore, Esq. served in law enforcement for ten years before obtaining his juris doctor degree. He currently provides workshops to law enforcement officers and citizens on criminal procedure and citizens’ rights.
Children are suffering from a hidden epidemic of child abuse and neglect. Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. The United States has one of the worst records among industrialized nations – losing on average between four and seven children every day to child abuse and neglect. The WHO reports that over 40 million children, below the age of 15, are subjected to child abuse each year. Domestic violence in the home increases that risk threefold. Child Abuse Investigation Field Guide is intended to be a resource for anyone working with cases involving abuse, neglect or sexual assault of children. It is designed to be a quick reference and focuses on the best practices to use during a child abuse investigation. The guide explains the Minimal Facts Interview, the Forensic Interview, and the entire process from report to court. It is understood that every state has different statutes regarding these topics; however the objectives of recognizing, reporting, and investigating cases of this nature are the same. Just as every crime scene is different, every case involving a child is different. Best practices and standard procedures exist to help ensure cases are discovered, reported and investigated properly, to ensure good documentation is obtained to achieve prosecution and conviction. This field guide will be a useful tool for law enforcement, child protective services, social service caseworkers, child advocates, and other personnel and agencies working for the welfare of children. Includes protocols and best practices for child abuse investigations Explains the Multidisciplinary Team approach and why it is useful Describes the Minimal Facts Interview and the Forensic Interview Walks the reader from the initial report, through the investigation process, to pre-trial preparation and provides tips on court testimony Portable and affordable, the guide is tabbed for easy access of specific information while in the field and can ensure that team members are “on the same page throughout the investigation
Author: R. Ellison Daren R. Ellison,Daren R. Ellison
"More of a narcotics patrol bible, this book provides insight and know how only a very experienced dope cop could illustrate. Daren Ellison gives real world examples and situations that can help any patrolman. I found this book logically organized and enjoyable to read. It will likely become your new field patrol manual you can quickly refer to when you are hitting the streets hunting for dope." -Sean Mountjoy Deputy Sheriff Kern County Sheriff's Office For any patrolman who wants to improve his skills when dealing with drug addicts and criminals in general, "Street Level Narcotics" is a must read and should find its place in every law library and patrol squadroom across the country. With twelve years of law enforcement experience and ten years working patrol and street level dope, Daren Ellison brings a unique and unorthodox perspective when dealing with the common problems of drug related crime.
The original EMS field guide has grown into the most used reference guide in EMS history. This is the guide that EMS Magazine calls "The original and still the best." The Twentieth Edition of the EMS Field Guide, ALS Version makes it easy for paramedics, nurses and physicians to look up their patients' medications, check drug doses, quickly interpret 12-Lead ECGs and much more! Like all of our field guides, this is the resource you'll use in class and take with you throughout your career in the field. All Informed professional field guides are 3x5, fit easily in your pocket, have color-coded tabs, and are waterproof, alcohol-fast and durable.
This latest edition of the Immigration Law Pocket Field Guide from LexisNexis is an essential item for any law enforcement professional who deals with immigration law on a regular basis. It contains the primary law you need to do your job in an easy-to-use format with convenient charts for quick reference. Keep it with you for ready access to accurate Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Classifications, crimes with significant immigration consequences, grounds of admissibility, Nationality charts, Vienna Convention consular notification and access requirements, and more. Updated annually with the latest changes in this constantly evolving area of law, with an available subscription service so you can stay informed.
The ultimate insider’s guide to pursuing a career in one of the hottest, fastest-growing career sectors in America In a departure from his usual edge-of-the-seat coverage, New York Times bestselling author and legendary FBI profiler John Douglas draws on his 25 years of experience to offer this unique career guide. Written for those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement but unsure which agency is right for them, John Douglas’s Guide to Landing a Career in Law Enforcement is a treasure trove of insider information and step-by-step instructions that arms you with: A comprehensive overview of law enforcement agencies and career opportunities— from park ranger to air marshal to NSA code cracker Guidance on finding and winning the ideal job in law enforcement Work sheets, checklists, and self-evaluations Websites, contact information, study guides, and other valuable resources
Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.
This three-volume Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement provides a comprehensive, critical, and descriptive examination of all facets of law enforcement on the state and local, federal and national, and international stages. This work is a unique reference source that provides readers with informed discussions on the practice and theory of policing in an historical and contemporary framework. The volumes treat subjects that are particular to the area of state and local, federal and national, and international policing. Many of the themes and issues of policing cut across disciplinary borders, however, and several entries provide comparative information that places the subject in context.
The Officer's Guide To Safe And Effective Policing
Author: Steve Albrecht
Publisher: Paladin Press
Category: Political Science
In this book, veteran San Diego Police Officer Steve Albrecht advises fellow officers of proactive measures they can take on a routine basis to improve their odds of going home in one piece. Whatever the challenge at hand, be it handcuffing noncompliant suspects, preventing suspect escapes, surviving group attacks, fighting on the ground, dodging bullets, protecting homicide scenes or dealing with the media, Albrecht has time-tested advice for handling it safely and effectively. In addition, on topics such as managing meth freaks; responding to domestic violence calls; avoiding AIDS, TB and other killers during searches; attending to the elderly; investigating rapes; and more, he offers invaluable insight on balancing compassion and integrity with aggressive, professional policing. This book will serve as a valuable learning tool for those street cops who, regardless of the size of their beat, agency, county or city, are out there on the front lines every day, putting their lives on the line while trying to do the right thing.