By Cliff Munson, Captain (Ret.), Long Beach Fire Department
Author Cliff Munson's new book, Courtroom Testimony for Emergency Responders, will help first responders prepare for court appearances in criminal trials. Capt. Munson takes readers step-by-step through documenting the fire scene to dealing with arson victims in the aftermath of trial.
Written from an arson investigator's perspective, the book offers tips and strategies for a successful courtroom appearance that can be used by anyone faced with the daunting task of testifying in a criminal trialëfirefighters, fire investigators, EMS personnel, police officers, and private investigators.
- Foreword by Battalion Chief (ret.) Reid Bingham
- Where do I start?
- Nothing is complete until the paperwork is done
- Case law and NFPA 921
- The participants in a trial
- Preparing for trial
- Warrants and subpoenas
- Your day in court
- Twenty-five miles from home with a briefcase
- The aftermath
208 Pages/Softcover/6x9/December 2013