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This version has 1,611 pages of content! (162 pages more than the previous version)

Resources any street officer could use...

* ORC cheat sheet for traffic offenses; OVI; drug possession; drug trafficking; drug manufacturing; prescription drugs; tobacco; liquor laws; CCW permit holder violations and reciprocity agreements; statute of limitations; Castle Doctrine; ORC definitions (e.g. deadly weapon, offense of violence, etc.); conspiracy, attempt and complicity; degrees of mental culpability; organizational liability.

* Accident investigation formulas; brake efficiency; ORC charges; OH1 narrative templates; different tire size speed calculator; view GPS coordinates for OH1

* County number listing; States requiring front license plate; CMV out of service orders & company snapshot.

* Spanish for law enforcement with text translator for other languages

* LiDAR test instructions; Warrant PUR guidelines

* Pill identifier; DEA drug schedule; DEA chemical list; pills of abuse photos; NADDI pharmaceutical drugs of abuse pamphlets; commonly abused prescription drug pics

* OVI SFST and new CPR technique video tutorials

* Case Law resource for probable cause (search); probable cause (arrest); reasonable suspicion; abandoned property; administrative search; community care taking; consent search; corrections (body cavity search; strip search; due process with discipline; prisoner drug testing); disorderly conduct type arrests; exculpatory evidence; exigent circumstances; expectation of privacy; good faith doctrine; hot pursuit; ignorance of law; incident to arrest search; international border searches; internal investigations; K-9 sniffs; Miranda; open fields doctrine; plain view; probationer searches; public authority defense; school searches; stop & frisk; suspect line-Up; thermal camera; traffic stops (pre-textual stops; passenger not free to leave; length of stops; order occupants out of vehicle; passengers to provide identification; miranda warnings; GPS, phone, and beeper pings; vehicle searches; vehicle inventory; roadblock / checkpoints); trash & garbage search; use of force; vehicle pursuits; warrant execution

*Liquor Permit Types; list of active permits (by County); permit violations (by County); and last 500 cancelled permits.

* News RSS feeds from American Police Beat, Officer.com, and PoliceOne.com.

* Legal update RSS feeds from American Police Beat, AELE, Public Agency Training Council, and U.S. Supreme Court.

* Training articles regarding detecting concealed weapons, pluralistic ignorance, interview & interrogation, rookie drug interdiction mistakes, Drug Recognition Expert training, and OVI SFST video tutorials.

* Directory of ALL OPOTC reported municipal police and county sheriff agencies, coroners offices, drug task forces, federal agencies, institutions, OSP posts, prosecutors, and state agencies.

* Cheat Sheets for iBooks (traffic code, criminal code, CCW, drug trafficking & possession, OVI, money laundering)

* Ohio Attorney General Crime Victims Compensation Program details

* The ability to take a photo and have a date/time stamp, GPS location and address appear in the photo's top margin for evidence. Photos can be stored and organized in a folder system that also allow the photos to be emailed, MMS or deleted.

* Report narrative templates with some crime-specific questions to consider (very early stages)

* A integrated work calendar to maintain your rotating work schedule.

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Version History

Launched Jul 02, 2010 (over 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Apr 10
Version 3.9

Bug fixes

Aug 25
Version 3.8

General code update

Dec 12
Version 3.7

iOS 7 compatibility.

Apr 23
Version 3.5

bug fixes and case law updates

Feb 19
Version 3.4

ORC and case law updates
minor bug fixes

Jan 09
Version 3.3

Reduced the font size and line spacing for a better appearance and readability.

Dec 21
Version 3.2

Added NHTSA SFST environmental standards
Emergency Room locator now opens in Apple Maps
General bug fixes

Dec 18
Version 3.1

Fixed menu navigation, corrected some agency contacts and added emergency room locator. And of course, added more case law.

Nov 19
Version 3.0

Someone one emailed me complaining I don't list all the additions for users to see. Well, I compiled a list this time so you can see why I don't always list everything:

iPhone 5 compatible

ORC additions:
Added more DV info (factors to considered, definitions, etc.)
Added 4511.041 and 4511.093 info

Case Law tab (cases added):
U.S. v. Harrison
Actual or Apparent Authority info
Minnesota v. Olson
Hatcher v. State
United States v. Kelly
United States v. Skinner
Ryburn v. Huff
Lavan v. City of Los Angeles
State v. Mercier
United States v. Hampton
Bobby v. Dixon
United States v. McCargo
Slaughter v. Baltimore
In re M.W.
Horton v. California (additional info)
Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP
United States v. Ludwig
Shaw v. Stroud
California v. Hodari D.
United States v. Grupee
Wilson v. Layne
Hunsberger v. Wood
Hanlon v. Berger
Anderson v. City of Bainbridge Island
United States v. Rebecca Jones & Kipling Jones
Costco Wholesale Corporation v. United Food and Commercial Workers Union

Tools tab:
Added Facebook and Twitter as exigency contacts (under mobile phone exigencies)
Added DEA Drug Fact Sheets
GPS Coordinates maps are now in hybrid view
EvidenceCam map is now in hybrid view

Training tab:
Added Interview v. Interrogation
Added Community-Based Programs
Added Domestic Violence
Added Force Science Institute Traffic Stop Study
Added Force Science Institute Wake Forest Study
Added Force Science Institute Taser on Juvenile Study
Added Taser NIJ study
Added Taser Training Bulletin version 18
Added Code of Ethics
Added "End of Watch" Monologue

Added LiDAR error codes & manuals
Added PoliceTees store link
Added police survey links
Added BlackAsphalt /Desert Snow login (under Drugs)

May 16
Version 2.9

~ Fixed issues with Blood v. Urine collection table for OVI
~ Added subject action / officer reaction videos to training

May 08
Version 2.8

+ Over 100 new pages of information
+ EvidenceCam upgrade
~ Ability to add case information in the footer
~ Distance cannot be refined more than 100 yards away
~ Photos can be saved to Photos app (requires iOS 5)
~ Fixes issue where photos located in the in-app library were not visible
~ Street address can now be deprecated when users is in an open field

Mar 18
Version 2.7

Only about 100 pages

Nov 15
Version 2.6

- Fixed lagging due to graphics. Had to remove header images.
- Fixed CMV Out of Service and Company Snapshot links
- My Calendar: Dates in repeating work schedule are now linked. Deleting one date deletes future dates. No need to delete every day separately.
- My Calendar: Instructions now available under Developer Communications.
- Gang database startup

Oct 28
Version 2.5

- Bug fixes
- More resources & case law

POST-RELEASE UPDATE: Some menu pages are lagging when scrolling. I'm working on a fix!

Sep 28
Version 2.4

Header image correction.

Sovereign Citizen video training.

Next version should have a many more updates...this version is a coding fix.

Sep 16
Version 2.3

New look...
HB 8 laws update
Drug Schedule added "Spice"
CCW laws changed
Video links fixed

Aug 30
Version 2.2

136 pages of NEW content!

Many new case laws and tools added

It looks like I exceeded the 20MB restriction. Wifi is required to download this update. Sorry :(

May 26
Version 2.1

* Photograph Evidence feature
* GPS Coordinate feature
* Work schedule with ability to add rotating days on/off
* Dozens of new case laws
* Additions to 'report writing'
* New 'Tools' tab with several new resources
* Criminal codes with LawWriter links

Apr 05
Version 2.0

218 pages of new content!

* Report narrative templates with some crime-specific questions to consider (very early stages)

* Many new small tools and case law updates

Jan 20
Version 1.9

*Fixed External Links
*User-Requested Improvements

This update was rushed to fix the external links. Expect another date upcoming for other improvements.

Jan 06
Version 1.8

-case law updates
-note features
-additional training
...many other features added

Dec 15
Version 1.7

* Many new case law updates
* Message center for developer communications
* Add RSS legal feed
* Added Translator to translate user specified words

Nov 03
Version 1.6

* New server for faster download of external documents

* Case law updates (added plain smell doctrine)

* New education section in detecting deception

Oct 25
Version 1.5

* Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) information added under interview and interrogation education section

* Many case law updates in internal investigations, expectation of privacy, and exculpatory evidence.

Oct 22
Version 1.4

- Many new case law additions!
- Rookie Drug Interdiction Officer Mistakes (Education tab)
- Self-Defense (Castle Doctrine) (ORC)
- DRE - Drug Recognition Training (Education tab)

Sep 22
Version 1.3

Several additions to the ORC section:
- Statute of Limitations has been revised
- List of ORC definitions (e.g. deadly weapon, offense of violence, etc.)
- Conspiracy, Attempt and Complicity
- Degrees of mental culpability
- Liability of Organizations
- Cheat Sheets for iBooks (traffic code, criminal code, CCW, drug trafficking & possession, OVI, money laundering)

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