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West Virginia Law Enforcement Field Guide


PUBLISHER

ISBN

9781641302708

CURRENT EDITION

17th

VOLUMES

1

PAGES

450

AUTHOR:

Stephen W. Cogar

Last Release Date

August 29, 2018

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SKU 36430-24

Features concise, practical strategies, procedures and checklists for law enforcement professionals related to offense detection, investigation, arrest, interrogation, and successful trial presentation.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Written by Stephen W. Cogar, Esq., in conjunction with police officials around the state, the West Virginia Law Enforcement Field Guide features a practical, comprehensive collection of law enforcement strategies, procedures and checklists designed to assist law enforcement professionals with offense detection, investigation, arrest, interrogation and successful trial presentation.  procedures and checklists. This Field Guide also features extensive works on civil liability and police misconduct risk management.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DUI DETECTION

 The Vehicle in Motion

 Personal Contact with the Driver

 Field Sobriety Testing and Preliminary Breath Testing

 Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus

 Walk and Turn Test

 Procedures for One-Leg Stand Testing

 Procedures for Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement Testing (For ARIDE certified officers)

 Field Notes on Driver’s Performance on Field Sobriety Tests

 Preliminary Breath Testing

 DUI INFORMATION SHEET

 Instructions for West Virginia DUI Information Sheet

 Sample DUI Information Sheet

 Completing the DMV Affidavit

 

 SEARCH & SEIZURE; WARRANTS; INTERROGATIONS

 The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution

 Article III, Section 6 of the West Virginia Constitution

 Exclusionary Rule

 Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause

 Emergency Searches

 Crime Scenes - Warrantless Search

 Crime Scenes - Victim Right to Privacy

 Vehicles-Motor Homes-Vessels (Warrantless Search)

 Incidental to Arrest (Warrantless Search)

 Arrestee’s vehicle

 Elements of a valid search incidental to arrest

 Searching room where arrest made

 Investigative Detention (Warrantless Search)

 Dogs (Warrantless Search):

 Open Field Doctrine (Warrantless Search)

 Garbage and Abandoned Property (Warrantless Search)

 Plain View Doctrine (Warrantless Seizure)

 Fresh or Hot Pursuits (Warrantless Search)

 Community Caretaker

 Consent Searches

 Line-ups

 Vehicle Inventory

 School Searches

 Computers, Cell Phones, Tablets, Personal Digital Assistants, MP3 and Similar Players

 Tracking Devices

 Forfeiture - (Warrantless Seizure)

 Wiretapping & Electronic Surveillance

 Natural Resources Officers - Warrantless Seizures & Forfeiture

 Strip Searching & Body Cavities

 Search Warrants

 Who can issue the warrant

 What you can search for and seize

 Information needed for search warrant affidavit

 How to execute a search warrant

 Suggestions for surviving a suppression hearing dealing with a search

 Affidavit & complaint instructions

 Arrests & Arrest Warrants

 Elements of a valid arrest

 Citizen’s arrest powers

 Fugitives from justice and extradition

 Juveniles - citing and taking into custody

 Legislative immunity from arrest

 Elements of a valid arrest warrant

 Executing arrest warrants

 Completing the criminal complaint for summons or warrant

 Interrogations

 When Miranda required

 When Miranda not required

 When interrogation not allowed

 Techniques that may render a confession invalid

 Questioning suspects not under arrest

Obtaining juvenile statements

 Disclosure of juvenile statements

 

 STATUTORY LANGUAGE (CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS)

 STATUTORY LANGUAGE (MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS)

 NATURAL RESOURCES LAW (CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS)

 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHECKLISTS

 BOMB THREATS & EXPLOSIVE DEVICES

 K-9 CHECKLISTS

 CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE INVESTIGATION CHECKLISTS

 OUT-OF-STATE PURSUIT CHECKLISTS

 CIVIL LIABILITY/RISK MANAGEMENT CHECKLISTS

 Pursuits

 Use of Force

 VEHICLE PURSUIT INFORMATION CHECKLIST

 HIGH LIABILITY INFORMATION CHECKLIST

 THE TEN PILLARS OF SUCCESSFUL COURTROOM TESTIMONY

 APPENDICES

 Appendix “A”

 Sample Items to Be Seized Statement - Drugs

 Sample Property to Be Seized - Stolen Property

 Appendix “B”

 Sample Facts for Belief - Confidential Reliable Informant

 Sample Facts for Belief - Anonymous Tip

 Sample Probable Cause Statement

 Sample No-Knock Language for §10 of Affidavit & Complaint

 Appendix “C”

 Sample Probable Cause Statement for Criminal Complaint - DUI

 Appendix “D”

 Interview & Miranda Rights Form

 Appendix “E”

 Affidavit and Complaint for Search Warrant

 Property Receipt

 Appendix “F”

 Authorization for Release of Medical Records

 Appendix “G”

 Consent to Search - Other Than Vehicle

 Vehicle Search Consent Form

 Vehicle Search Consent Form – Spanish

DUI DETECTION

 The Vehicle in Motion

 Personal Contact with the Driver

 Field Sobriety Testing and Preliminary Breath Testing

 Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus

 Walk and Turn Test

 Procedures for One-Leg Stand Testing

 Procedures for Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement Testing (For ARIDE certified officers)

 Field Notes on Driver’s Performance on Field Sobriety Tests

 Preliminary Breath Testing

 DUI INFORMATION SHEET

 Instructions for West Virginia DUI Information Sheet

 Sample DUI Information Sheet

 Completing the DMV Affidavit

 

 SEARCH & SEIZURE; WARRANTS; INTERROGATIONS

 The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution

 Article III, Section 6 of the West Virginia Constitution

 Exclusionary Rule

 Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause

 Emergency Searches

 Crime Scenes - Warrantless Search

 Crime Scenes - Victim Right to Privacy

 Vehicles-Motor Homes-Vessels (Warrantless Search)

 Incidental to Arrest (Warrantless Search)

 Arrestee’s vehicle

 Elements of a valid search incidental to arrest

 Searching room where arrest made

 Investigative Detention (Warrantless Search)

 Dogs (Warrantless Search):

 Open Field Doctrine (Warrantless Search)

 Garbage and Abandoned Property (Warrantless Search)

 Plain View Doctrine (Warrantless Seizure)

 Fresh or Hot Pursuits (Warrantless Search)

 Community Caretaker

 Consent Searches

 Line-ups

 Vehicle Inventory

 School Searches

 Computers, Cell Phones, Tablets, Personal Digital Assistants, MP3 and Similar Players

 Tracking Devices

 Forfeiture - (Warrantless Seizure)

 Wiretapping & Electronic Surveillance

 Natural Resources Officers - Warrantless Seizures & Forfeiture

 Strip Searching & Body Cavities

 Search Warrants

 Who can issue the warrant

 What you can search for and seize

 Information needed for search warrant affidavit

 How to execute a search warrant

 Suggestions for surviving a suppression hearing dealing with a search

 Affidavit & complaint instructions

 Arrests & Arrest Warrants

 Elements of a valid arrest

 Citizen’s arrest powers

 Fugitives from justice and extradition

 Juveniles - citing and taking into custody

 Legislative immunity from arrest

 Elements of a valid arrest warrant

 Executing arrest warrants

 Completing the criminal complaint for summons or warrant

 Interrogations

 When Miranda required

 When Miranda not required

 When interrogation not allowed

 Techniques that may render a confession invalid

 Questioning suspects not under arrest

Obtaining juvenile statements

 Disclosure of juvenile statements

 

 STATUTORY LANGUAGE (CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS)

 STATUTORY LANGUAGE (MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS)

 NATURAL RESOURCES LAW (CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS)

 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHECKLISTS

 BOMB THREATS & EXPLOSIVE DEVICES

 K-9 CHECKLISTS

 CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE INVESTIGATION CHECKLISTS

 OUT-OF-STATE PURSUIT CHECKLISTS

 CIVIL LIABILITY/RISK MANAGEMENT CHECKLISTS

 Pursuits

 Use of Force

 VEHICLE PURSUIT INFORMATION CHECKLIST

 HIGH LIABILITY INFORMATION CHECKLIST

 THE TEN PILLARS OF SUCCESSFUL COURTROOM TESTIMONY

 APPENDICES

 Appendix “A”

 Sample Items to Be Seized Statement - Drugs

 Sample Property to Be Seized - Stolen Property

 Appendix “B”

 Sample Facts for Belief - Confidential Reliable Informant

 Sample Facts for Belief - Anonymous Tip

 Sample Probable Cause Statement

 Sample No-Knock Language for §10 of Affidavit & Complaint

 Appendix “C”

 Sample Probable Cause Statement for Criminal Complaint - DUI

 Appendix “D”

 Interview & Miranda Rights Form

 Appendix “E”

 Affidavit and Complaint for Search Warrant

 Property Receipt

 Appendix “F”

 Authorization for Release of Medical Records

 Appendix “G”

 Consent to Search - Other Than Vehicle

 Vehicle Search Consent Form

 Vehicle Search Consent Form – Spanish