Provides an overview of the criminal justice process following the arrest through appeal as well as general information on the rights of victims and the accused.
Layman's guide to understanding criminal law and criminal justice in Texas: classification of offenses, police investigation of criminal activity, process from arrest to prosecution, confinement options, community supervision and parole, rights of victims, rights of the accused, what courts handle criminal cases.
This guide provides youth, parent and guardians, a basic understanding about the court process and procedures, the rights and options available, penalties, resources and answers to the most frequently asked questions.
A two-part project designed to educate officers and civilians about the civil remedies arising from common scenarios presented by emergency calls. The first part of the project consists of a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education-certified training block that discusses the best practices for answering calls involving domestic disputes, custody disputes, evictions, repossessions, animals, and mental health commitments. The second part of the project assists citizens in dealing with non-criminal legal issues and directs them to appropriate resources to resolve them.