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April 21, 2009
Admissibility of eyewitness identifications of suspects LexisNexis - Legal Advice for Cops

Admissibility of eyewitness identifications of suspects

Frequently in a criminal trial, the prosecution will attempt to elicit identification testimony from... - Full Story
April 01, 2009
Digital evidence - its true value the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Digital evidence - its true value

In 2005, digital evidence from a floppy disk led investigators to the BTK serial killer, a criminal who... - Full Story
March 30, 2009
Post-critical incident conversations: Be careful what you say, and to whom you say it Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

Post-critical incident conversations: Be careful what you say, and to whom you say it

Related Article: Your conversations with a counselor are protected You are on patrol, thirty minutes... - Full Story
March 18, 2009
Advice for officers responding to anonymous tips LexisNexis - Legal Advice for Cops

Advice for officers responding to anonymous tips

Editor's Note: PoliceOne has partnered with the legal experts at LexisNexis to bring you articles from... - Full Story
February 11, 2009
Jurors learn edged weapon and use of force realities in $8M lawsuit Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Jurors learn edged weapon and use of force realities in $8M lawsuit

Editor’s Note: PoliceOne and Calibre Press are proud to announce that the bestselling law enforcement... - Full Story
January 19, 2009
HR218 Explained Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

HR218 Explained

Ed Note: PoliceOne legal columnist Ken Wallentine delves into some of the legal subtleties of HR 218... - Full Story
January 12, 2009
“Other person” encounters Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

“Other person” encounters

The nature of police work routinely brings officers into daily contact with many people. When an officer... - Full Story
January 06, 2009
BART shooting raises issue of TASER confusion Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

BART shooting raises issue of TASER confusion

Ed Note: As additional facts come to light in the officer-involved shooting in Oakland, Calif. on New... - Full Story
December 05, 2008
IACP Session: Supreme Court to reconsider search incident to arrest rule Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

IACP Session: Supreme Court to reconsider search incident to arrest rule

Ed Note: The following is one in a series of articles written by PoliceOne columnists in the wake of... - Full Story
October 20, 2008
Putting terms in your terminology John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

Putting terms in your terminology

Ed. Note: John Bowden retired from the Orlando Police Department in 1994 and presently is the founder... - Full Story



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