This book has been compiled to provide practitioners and those who study criminal justice with the resources necessary to fully understand Supreme Court interpretations of how the police can and must utilize case law in collecting testimonial evidence, evidence from stop and frisk encounters, and polygraph testing. This book presents federal case law, and discussions of those cases, to develop an understanding of laws concerning police interviews and interrogations. Additionally, this text utilizes "Bottom Line" discussions that focus on the applications of the case law to police conduct.
Ross Wolf is an Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Technology and a criminal justice professor at the University of Central Florida. Charles Mesloh is a professor of criminal justice studies at Northern Michigan University Robert H. Wood, a professor of legal studies at the University of Central Florida.