Retrospective study of peace officer personnel files. by Ruth Jacobs Levy

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Published in [San Jose, Calif.? .

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  • Police -- Records and correspondence.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaves 142-143.

Book details

GenreRecords and correspondence.
LC ClassificationsHV7936.R4 L42
The Physical Object
Pagination186 l.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16637992M

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book (23) is found in the libraries of Police Depart-ments throughout the country and is considered a * This paper is based upon a retrospective study of Peace Officer Personnel Files which was made possible through a three year financial grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.

classic for police administrators. Of the book's Significantly, however, the “personnel files” exemption protects from disclosure only those records or information found within a personnel file that is “generated in furtherance” of reviewing officer conduct (Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training v.

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