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(1) A local or subordinate law; a private law or regulation made by a corporation for its own governing.
(2) A law that is less important than a general law or constitutional provision, and subsidiary thereto; a rule relating to a matter of detail; as in, civic societies often adopt a constitution and by-laws for governing their members.
 
Medspeak
A standing rule which governs the regulations of a society’s internal affairs—e.g., voting rights, attendance at meetings, membership, termination of membership, contracting rights and procedures for income distribution.
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Entities can be required by law or regulation to engage an auditor to issue compliance reports for filing with the agency.
Critical incidents experienced by law enforcement officers are broad and far-ranging.
The type of trauma experienced by soldiers in combat is quite similar to that endured by law enforcement officers.
(6.) See a model policy endorsed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, "Officer-Involved Domestic Violence Model Policy," IACP National Law Enforcement: A Compilation of Model Policies, Volume IV, Section 77, April 1, 1999; and as a state model, see the "Model Regulation for Law Enforcement Agencies Relating to Domestic Violence Committed by Law Enforcement Officers" issued in 1997 by the Legal Advisors Committee to the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association.
[22] This includes offenders who either have failed to initially register or have changed residences and have not reported the change of address within the 10 days required by law. Recently, the DCI, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, conducted a sweep of noncompliant sex offenders in the Des Moines area and arrested 25 violators.
For example, officers may invite emergency medical personnel into private premises when their services are reasonably required; a locksmith or computer expert may be summoned by law enforcement officers when reasonably necessary to gain access to areas the officers have the authority to search; and private individuals may be called in to identify stolen property that is not otherwise easily recognizable by the officers.
Perhaps on a more sinister note, police officers may find themselves the targets of apocalyptic groups that feel justified in violently resisting legitimate acts by law enforcement agencies.
The defense wanted to use the e-mail to prove consent.(11) In some states, Internet service providers are obligated by law to turn over records to law enforcement upon request or when they become aware of online criminal activity.(12) Either way, Internet officers can rely on a number of methods to track down the perpetrators of illicit Internet activities.
The common deceptive practices employed by law enforcement officials primarily involve deceiving individuals who they have identified as being involved in criminal activities.