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How To Dress for Success

September 28, 2011
When you have a court appearance or a job interview, your image should project that you are trustworthy, honest, hardworking, and highly competent. Read our primer on how to approach wearing a suit, blouse, shoes, jewelry, makeup, and hairstyle.

Ex-Chicago Cop Lied About Attack

September 22, 2011
On the witness stand, Chicago police Officer Sylshina London recalled how she had been terrified while driving to work in March 2010 when an occupant in another car threw a glass bottle, hitting her in the face, and several other individuals banged on her car and threatened to physically harm her.

Smartphones: How Defense Attorneys Can Use Discovery Rules To Ensnare You

June 1, 2011
Because smartphone technology is relatively new, the Supreme Court has not decided a case that specifically addresses the question of what types of law enforcement smartphone records are discovery material.

NOPD Lieutenant Lied About Glover Shooting, FBI Agent Testifies

November 23, 2010
Lt. Travis McCabe is one of five officers charged with beating the 31-year-old Glover, burning his body in a vehicle and covering up the incident.

Investigating Gang Homicides

October 22, 2010

A gang murder investigation requires your best detective skills to solve the crime and protect the witnesses.

Do Victim Impact Statements From Officers Carry More Weight?

September 21, 2010
Phoenix Police Officer Jennifer Moore read her victim statement during sentencing. One article stated, "the highlight in court was Moore's dramatic description of how his shooting her had impacted her life."

Mehserle Takes the Witness Stand

June 24, 2010
During the hour of testimony, Mehserle described his childhood dream of becoming a police officer, discussed Taser training and said he thought Officer Anthony Pirone has an aggressive style to his police work.

Second ex-BART Officer On the Scene Testifies In Mehserle Trial

June 18, 2010
During her testimony on the witness stand, Domenici was shown snippets of video showing her role in the confrontation, and testified that she didn't remember Grant touching her.

FBI Agent in Hutaree Case Not Prepared to Testify

April 28, 2010
Agent Leslie Larsen didn't bring her notes on the case, and was scolded by the federal district judge, who said she shared the defense's frustration that Larsen "doesn't know anything."

Courtroom Common Sense

November 1, 2008

Testifying might be unfamiliar territory, but a few tips can make it less painful.

Al Sharpton on Trial, Not Cops, Judge Says

October 9, 2008
A Manhattan judge warned Monday he won't let the Rev. Al Sharpton argue the history of police brutality in his minitrial over protests after the Sean Bell verdict. Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Larry Stephen cut off a lawyer for one of Sharpton's co-defendants who brought up other questionable police shootings.

San Diego Officer Cleared in Shooting of Man Who Stabbed K-9

September 26, 2008
The San Diego County District Attorney's Office has concluded that a police officer was justified in using deadly force in January against a drunk, knife-wielding man who stabbed the officer's police dog several times.

Testifying in Court as a Gang Expert

April 11, 2008
The gang investigator's years of experience, knowledge, and training in the field of gangs is of no value if he is unable to communicate this knowledge in such a way as to convince a judge or jury that this knowledge is truth.

How to Testify in Court

April 1, 2006

From the scene to the stand, prepare to give effective testimony in court.

Do You Swear?

January 1, 2006

Brushing up on courtroom testimony.

Courtroom Conduct

June 1, 2004

After all you've gone through to make the collar and get the case prosecuted, the last thing you need is to cause a mistrial because of some miscue around the courthouse when your arrestee is on trial.

Report Writing Battle Tactics

January 1, 2002

When you write a police report, cover all the bases ... including your own butt. When you're called into court by some punk you arrested, you'll be glad you took the time to dot all your I's and cross all your T's.

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