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The Best Legal Reference for Military Law Enforcement

Description and Features

Military Police Guide to the Federal Criminal Code, 2023-2024 edition Fifteenth bi-annual printing, Steven T. Kernes and Donna L. Knifsend, Esq.

A 30-year veteran of law enforcement and the US military collaborated with a seasoned military police officer in the development of this best selling legal pocket guide. Careful thought went into its design and extensive research resulted in a reference that meets the needs of military law enforcement. Laws are displayed JusticeSys_MilPolR2023-24_Cover_Oblique-01 (002) and networked so enforcement officers can apply the appropriate law whether the offender is a civilian or military member. This handheld guide provides easy direction for law enforcement while in the field. It is organized in a quick accessible format.

It has been specifically developed for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS), United States Marine Corps (USMC), US Navy, Department of Defense Police, Installation Management Command (IMCOM) police, and military and security police who serve within all branches of the Armed Forces. Professional military law enforcement practitioners routinely purchase this book and use it world-wide. This is the only book on the market that includes the Uniform Code of Military Justice, punitive articles, and the United States Code, Titles 16,18,21, 25, 41, 49, and 50. The United States Code (USC) and UCMJ are cross referenced throughout the book in addition to an extensive index. Cross referencing provides for quick access to laws and leads the user to the correct offense by listing the associated or related offense(s).

An expanded and detailed glossary is provided to clarify the meaning of words and phrases that carry specific and legal meaning. It offers a single source for unusual terms and words found throughout the book. An italicized word or phrase indicates it is defined elsewhere in the glossary. Each entry is annotated with the USC or UCMJ article in which the term or phrase and definition originates or is used.

An index alphabetically lists information contained within the book. Multiple entries are listed when phrases or words have a variety of meanings. This provides for quick access to the laws and information contained within the book.

Key book features include:

• 24 new and updated laws and 51 new and updated terms
• Combines three large cumbersome legal books into one small handheld reference while saving over $250 if you were to buy the legal references containing the same information
• Pocket size
• Specific laws enforced by Department of Defense law enforcement personnel
• Rounded page corners for streamlined use
• Rated best legal reference by IMCOM police
• Cross-referencing of related offenses to quickly access laws
• UCMJ, punitive articles, and Titles 16, 18, 21, 25, 41, 49, and 50 of the United States Code
• Expanded glossary of terms specifically related to offenses and laws
• Detailed and comprehensive index
• Left side traditional binding
• 3 5/8″ wide x 5 3/8″ high x 3/4″ thick

425 Pages, $22.95 plus $6.95 shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-0-937935-86-6
Weight: 7 oz.
Made in the USA

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