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  • Institute for Law Enforcement OfficersSource: Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology (1931-1951), Vol. 26, No. 1 (May, 1935), p.120Published by: Northwestern UniversityStable URL: .Accessed: 28/06/2014 16:37

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    realize their responsibility as the peace-time Army which exists as the one force or institution between law and order and chaos, between lawful society and the criminal ele- ments. They believe that their ob- ligation and duty to suppress un- American and subversive influences is as important and paramount as the control of any and all other criminal activities. To accomplish this undertaking, the Association has provided for an organization, the description and operation of which constitutes Chapter II of this Manual.

    "The members of the Association are cognizant of the fact that the law enforcement agencies of the state constitute but a small force in number as compared with the popu- lation of the state, and when con- sidering the multifarious duties they are required to perform. They further realize that the agencies must have the support and assistance of the citizens of the several juris- dictions. Chapter III of this Man- ual describes how this may be ac- complished."

    Cardiff Police Crime Laboratory-- The February 22, 1935, issue of the "Police Chronicle" (England) con- tains an account of the recent estab- lishment (December, 1934) of the Cardiff Police Crime Laboratory. The laboratory is located in the Law Courts of Cardiff, and forms an in- tegral part of the Detective De- partment.

    Institute for Law Enforcement Officers-The Extension Division of the University of Michigan recently sponsored a brief course of instruc- tion offered for the benefit of police officers. It was known as the sec- ond Institute for Law Enforcement Officers, and consisted of sixteen lectures, among which were the fol- lowing:

    "The Physiology and Psychology of Lie Detection" by Professor John F. Shepard, of the University of Michigan; "Practical Experiences in Lie Detection: the Polygraph," by Sergeant Harold Mulbar, of the Michigan State Police; "Scientific Procedures Which Have Been Used in Investigating Particular Crimes," by Inspector John Navarre of the Detroit Police Department; "The Application of Wood Technology to Crime Detection," by Professor William Kynoch of the University of Michigan; "Scientific Evidence and the Court," by Dr. Le Moyne Snyder of Lansing; and "The Dermal Nitrate Test: Lecture and Demonstration," by the same speaker; "Physical Considerations in the Use of Ultraviolet and Infra- red Light in the Study of Crime," by Professor F. A. Firestone, Uni- versity of Michigan; "The Use of X-rays in the Investigation of Crime," by Dr. F. J. Hodges, of the University of Michigan; "Firearms Evidence as an Investigative Aid," by Major Seth Wiard; and "The Use of Chemical Warfare Agents in Police Work," followed by a "Demonstration of the Use of Chemical Agents," by the same speaker.

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    Article Contentsp. 120

    Issue Table of ContentsJournal of Criminal Law and Criminology (1931-1951), Vol. 26, No. 1 (May, 1935), pp. i-viii+1-162Volume Information [pp. i-viii]Front MatterEditorialsJudge Ulman on the Editorial Staff [p. 1]"Types of Thieves" [pp. 1-2]

    The Prosecuting Attorney: The Process of Prosecution [pp. 3-21]Suppressed Premises Underlying the Glueck ControVersy. Divorce Treatment from Adjudication! [pp. 22-33]The Coordinating Council Plan in Los Angeles County [pp. 34-40]A Technique for Developing Criteria of Parolability [pp. 41-45]Vignettes of the Criminal Law. A Conspiracy to Kill for Insurance? [pp. 46-51]Thieves and Punishment [pp. 52-60]The Scope of the Problem of Delinquency and Crime and the Contributions of Psychiatry [pp. 61-73]Police ScienceA Police Service Rating Scale [pp. 74-114]Police Science NotesCase Reversed Because Test for Blood Had Not Been Made [pp. 115-116]Recent Decisions concerning the Examination and Identification of Firearms [pp. 116-117]Legislative Act regarding Scientific Methods of Crime Detection [p. 117]Handwriting of Criminals [pp. 117-118]Laundry Marks [pp. 118-119]New York City Police Department [p. 119]Peace Officers' Manual [pp. 119-120]Institute for Law Enforcement Officers [p. 120]

    Recent Criminal Cases [pp. 121-135]Current NotesAn International Association of Crime Prevention [p. 136]Illinois Criminal Code [pp. 136-141]Philadelphia Lawyers Disbarred [pp. 141-142]Michigan Reorganization [pp. 142-143]New York Legislation [pp. 143-144]Minnesota Report [pp. 144-146]Waiver of Jury Trials [p. 146]Rule Making Authority [pp. 146-147]State Police [pp. 147-150]Missouri Bar Recommendations [p. 150]Crime News [pp. 150-151]Miscellaneous [pp. 151-152]

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