Applied Law for Police Officials 5e (Multimedia eBook)

applied law for police officials 5e
21 Sep 2020

About this publication

Applied Law for Police Officials fifth edition equips police officials with the necessary knowledge and understanding to uphold the law and protect South African citizens to fulfil their duties in accordance with the Constitution.

In order to investigate crime effectively and to gather evidence that will enable the prosecuting authorities to secure convictions after following due process of law, police officials must be familiar with the fundamental elements of criminal law, criminal procedure and the law of evidence. In Applied Law for Police Officials these elements are explained and discussed in the context of a Constitution that endorses the importance of human rights.

This fifth edition of the textbook has been updated with the latest case law and is also enhanced to reflect the most recent attempts by Parliament to curb criminal behaviour.

This interactive multimedia ebook is the first of its kind in South Africa. It offers, in one publication, text, video explanations, interactive questions within the text, infographics, process maps, other learning aids and learner-assessment tools with pop-up answers, as well as online lecturer support material.

Contents include:

  • Introduction to South African law and criminal prosecution
  • Policing powers and responsibilities
  • General elements of an offence
  • Inchoate crimes, participation and special forms of liability
  • Crimes endangering the constitutional structures or the economy
  • Crimes against the person
  • Property crimes
  • Crimes against the administration of justice
  • Crimes against the community
  • Overview of the criminal justice process
  • Initiating the investigation
  • Arrest, detention and the use of force
  • Bail as a method of release
  • General methods of obtaining evidence
  • Alternative methods of obtaining evidence and information
  • The law of evidence: An introduction
  • Types of evidence
  • Privilege
  • Irrelevant and unreliable evidence
  • Evaluating evidential material
  • Addendum

Of interest and benefit to:

  • Police officials
  • Justice officials
  • Lecturers and students at police colleges
  • Parties interested in policing

General information:

  • Edition: 5th
  • Published: 2020
  • Author: Joubert, C
  • Format: Multimedia eBook
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978 1 48512 895 3
  • Extent: 1050 pages
  • Retail price: R1,465
  • Web link: ALPO Multimedia eBook
    (Price includes 15% VAT and excludes shipping if applicable)

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