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By Brent E. Turvey

Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Public security team of workers: A Forensic Manual presents readers with details on either the historical past and overwhelming facts in relation to steroid abuse within the legislation enforcement culture.

The textual content increases know-how in regards to the pervasiveness of the matter that has grown right into a systemic and national phenomenon, after which addresses the implications of anabolic steroid abuse on person health and wellbeing, employer legal responsibility, and public safeguard.

Particular awareness is paid to forensic concerns, together with investigative, evidentiary, and criminal issues, facilitating simply and lawful results whilst those crimes are suspected or exposed.

  • Provides readers with details on either the background and overwhelming facts in terms of steroid abuse within the legislations enforcement subculture
  • An investigative and forensic table reference handbook for investigators and lawyers
  • Pays specific awareness to forensic matters, together with investigative, evidentiary, and criminal concerns

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To be clear, the court held in this opinion that there is a relationship between steroids and increased aggression that is largely indisputable; that police officers need to be of sound mind to do their jobs, especially given that they carry firearms and have the power to deprive people of their lives and liberty; and that elevated T/E ratios are a valid and reasonable mechanism for assessing officer mental fitness for duty in this regard. Consequently, police departments can compel steroid testing and then use those results to bench and investigate officers.

3 This is an undesirable combination, rife with legal liability. Consequently, anabolic steroid abuse, in terms of both psychological impact and underlying officer motivations, works against the peacekeeping mission of law enforcement. Those who use them are not putting their role as a peace officer first. Rather, they are more concerned about image and ego. 4 CRIMINAL PROCUREMENT In the United States, anabolic steroids cannot be lawfully procured for performance or image enhancement. This means that any public safety officer abusing anabolic steroids must be doing so by criminal means.

17. , the CW texted KANTZOS and asked if he would “run a plate” which the CW provided. KANTZOS responded with the message “Let me ask someone at work. m. that same day, KANTZOS sent the CW a text message with an embedded photograph of a computer screen displaying the registration information for the same license plate number that the CW had requested. m. on October 29, 2012. , Individual C from the Arlington Police Department 45 46 Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Public Safety Personnel 18. 19. 20.

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