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ERIC Number: EJ322521
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Training Law Enforcement Officers: The Logical Starting Point in Understanding the Mentally Retarded Offender.
Reid, Linn; And Others
Community/Junior College Quarterly of Research and Practice, v9 n2 p129-37 1985
Underscores the importance of police officers understanding mental retardation when dealing with mentally retarded offenders. Describes a study comparing the effectiveness of two instructional methods for increasing officer knowledge about the mentally retarded. Discusses implications for police educators and ways of identifying mentally retarded offenders/defendants. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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