Police Procedure & Investigation: A Guide for Writers by Lee Lofland

By Lee Lofland

Now not every little thing you notice in your favourite crime express is actual. in truth, loads of it's flat out improper. Police process & Investigation is helping you get your proof immediately concerning the internal workings of legislation enforcement.

With a profession in legislation enforcement that spanned approximately twenty years, writer Lee Lofland is a nationally acclaimed professional on police approaches and crime scene investigations who consults usually with best-selling authors and tv manufacturers. you can now make the most of his years of expertise with Police method & Investigation.

This entire source includes:

* greater than eighty images, illustrations, and charts displaying every little thing from protecting strikes utilized by officials to legal cells and autopsies

* exact details on officer education, instruments of the exchange, drug busts, con air approaches, crime scene research options, and more

* First-person info from the writer approximately his reviews as a detective, together with money owed of arrests, dying penalty executions, and legal encounters

Police process & Investigation is the following smartest thing to having a police detective in my opinion assigned for your e-book!

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The only way to remove an elected sheriff from office is through impeachment or a new election. Sheriffs’ deputies are appointed, not hired, by the sheriff, and they can be legally dismissed at any time without cause or reason. The qualifications to become a sheriff in many areas of the country are modest. Normally, a candidate needs only be eligible to vote in the community where she’s seeking office and to have lived in that community for at least one year. Prior law enforcement experience isn’t a requirement.

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The women wore theirs pinned up or cut short. No one was allowed to have hair touching his shirt collar. We all were required to keep our shoes shined to a glossy sheen. Dress uniforms, Class A as they’re called, had to be neatly pressed, with creases nearly sharp enough to slice bread. I even saw instructors looking into the ears and noses of recruits, searching for a stray hair. The consequence for any infraction of the dress code by any recruit was hundreds of push-ups for the entire class. Needless to say, we were a self-policing group that groomed one another, like monkeys, prior to inspections.

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