Practical Narcotics Investigations

Practical Narcotics Investigations

by James Henning

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Street Level Narcotics Investigations is a manual for the beginning uniform police officer to the experienced Detective. Geared to be a no nonsense how to guide that is an excellent aid to police academy students beginning their career in law enforcement as well as individuals studying in the Criminal Justice field. This book clearly explains how to complete drug investigations from receiving the informant tip to completing the search warrant. This book gives step-by step methods commonly used to investigate drug related crimes, from targeting the dealers on the street corner to 'Trash Rip" operations and much more. In addition, investigative tricks and techniques are explained that can build upon even the most experienced Detectives knowledge and background. Not only does this book tell you how to complete various drug investigations but also gives you the case law and legal reasoning behind it. This is designed so that the officer conducting the investigation has the case law to back up their investigation or actions. Some of the topics covered in this book are: Probable Cause Call Outs, Informant Operations/Handling, Evidence Collection, Surveillance Methods, Asset Forfeiture Methods/Investigation, Police Intelligence/Investigation, Writing Search Warrants, Trash Rip Operations and much more. Real life examples of actual search warrants and forms used in drug investigations are included for your use. This book is an excellent reference manual that can be used throughout an officer's career or college studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781413478396
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 09/30/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.11(d)

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Guest More than 1 year ago
I havent read all of this book but it seems to be really down to earth. Not basic and not to advanced. It covers pretty much everything a drug cop, or regualr cop/agent, would run into. it has scenarios and case law that is based on common events, and has helped me to understand alot of ways to do my job. I noticed that there were some editing mistaks but its not the worst ive seen either. All in all, its a really good book and Im glad I bought it.