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Canadian-only ProductPolice Powers: Law, Order and Accountability

By Bill Van Allen

Published by Pearson Education Canada

Published Date: Feb 28, 2008


Praised for his style, writing, and content, Bill Van Allen is a proven and popular author draws on his 31 years experience in the field as a police officer to make his texts as relevant and current as possible for today’s Police Foundations students. Police Powers: Law, Order and Accountability, his newest offering to the field, is a fully illustrated text that includes real-world examples and scenarios, as well as real documents students will encounter in the field of law enforcement.  This is the most current text available for this course, and adheres to the Ontario Police Foundations curriculum.  With problem-solving case studies, and end of chapter discussion questions and weblinks, this text will help prepare students for the rigorous and exciting world of law enforcement.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1         Sources of Police Powers

Chapter 2         Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P-15

Chapter 3         Arrest

Chapter 4         Use of Force

Chapter 5         Charging Suspects and Judicial Interim Release

Chapter 6         Use of Discretion

Chapter 7         Warrantless Search and Seizure

Chapter 8         Search Warrants

Chapter 9         Other Search Warrants and Authorizations

Chapter 10       Admissibility of Seized Evidence





Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-242982-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-242982-5

Format: Book

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