West Virginia Crimes
Edward Preston and Stephen W.Cogar
In stockSKU 80007-01
Clearly and conveniently sets forth the basic principles of the Criminal Law, along with concise summaries of the material elements, section numbers and penalties of the most important and commonly-used criminal statutes of West Virginia.
West Virginia Crimes was created to assist law enforcement officers, prosecuting attorneys, judges, and magistrates in determining if crimes have been committed, as well as in the drafting criminal complaints and indictments.
Each crime is broken down in separate numbered elements, showing the reader exactly what must be proven for a conviction. Also included are penalties for each crimes and relevant notes and definitions. For ease of use, this publication has a comprehensive index.
Whether you are a law enforcement professional purchasing a single copy of this guide or a supervisor or police trainer purchasing copies for your whole department or police academy, this reference will rapidly become a dependable and essential part of your equipment. The West Virginia Crimes Manual is the perfect companion to the West Virginia Criminal and Traffic Law Manual, which contains the full text of the statutes referenced here.
Chapter 1. States of Mind
Chapter 2. Bars and Defenses
Chapter 3. Participants in Crimes
Chapter 4. Crimes Against Persons
Chapter 5. Crimes Against Property
Chapter 6. Shoplifting
Chapter 7. Trespassing
Chapter 8. Computer Crimes
Chapter 9. Cable Television Related Thefts
Chapter 10. Crimes with Explosives
Chapter 11. Forgery
Chapter 12. Crimes Against Public Justice
Chapter 13. Crimes Against Chastity, Morality and Decency
Chapter 14. Breaches of the Peace
Chapter 15. Crimes Against Public Policy