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Policing and the Law: A Practical Guide

Policing and the Law -A Practical Guide is tailor made for police officials and closely follows the SAPS training curriculum.

Publication Language: English
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R591.68
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409058192

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Policing and the Law -A Practical Guide is tailor made for police officials and closely follows the SAPS training curriculum.

The book covers a wide range of issues relevant to police officials in the practical execution of their duties. This new publication concentrates on the requirements for the lawful implementation of the Criminal Procedure Act and Child Justice Act. It is useful training tool which contains practical application questions designed to test the reader's understanding of concepts and includes clear learning outcomes for each chapter.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the South African criminal justice system (S Lötter)

Chapter 2: Introduction to constitutional law (MG Karels)

Chapter 3: Basic principles of criminal law (S Lötter)

Chapter 4: Specific offences (S Lötter)

Chapter 5: Criminal procedure and the criminal justice system (JP Swanepoel)

Chapter 6: Pre-trial child justice (MG Karels)

Chapter 7: Aspects of the law of evidence (IJ Bezuidenhout)

Chapter 8: Delictual and other consequences of illegal or unlawful police conduct (JP Swanepoel)

Chapter 9: Oversight, labour law and the police (JP Swanepoel)

Appendix A: Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (extracts)

Appendix B: Criminal offences

Appendix C: Code of Conduct of the South African Police Service

Appendix D: Code of Ethics of the South African Police Service

Appendix E: South African Police Service Discipline Regulations

Appendix F: SAPS forms issued in terms of the Child Justice Act 75 of 2008