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StudiGuide 5: Introduction to California Criminal Law

Study Guide for the California Police Academy (P.O.S.T.) Written Examination

4.8 / 5.0
142 students 30 minutes

Created by Michael Rubacha, offered on Udemy

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Description

This StudiGuide course provides a practice review-testing resource for police academy cadets (based on the state of California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standard and Training 'POST' requirements) to help understand and pass the POST written examinations.


IDENTIFY:

· the relationship among Constitutional law, Statutory law and Case law

· the basic elements common to all crimes

· the basic elements required of an attempt to commit a crime

· the three classes of crime as a Felony, Misdemeanor and Infraction

· the people legally incapable of committing a crime


RECALL the statutory definition of a crime


DIFFERENTIATE between:

· the letter of the law and the spirit of the law

· criminal and civil law

· criminal intent and criminal negligence

· the three parties to a crime, to include Principals, Accessories and Accomplices


DISCUSS general, specific and transferred intent crimes


Selected information from this written examination will also appear on your Mid-Course and End-of-Course Proficiency Tests.

What you will learn

  • At the end of this StudiGuide course, students will be able to understand the California Criminal Justice System.
  • Students will be able to understand the basic concepts of California Criminal Law.
  • Students will, after careful study and review of this course, will be able to have a better understanding for the testing and passing of the State of California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) basic police academy written examination.

Requirements

  • Students should have a copy of the state of California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) workbook and review it prior to starting a StudiGuide course.
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  • Price: $19.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 30 minutes
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