Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Law 2011
Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2011 is designed specifically to meet the reference needs of officers while out on patrol. Written in a ... Show synopsis Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2011 is designed specifically to meet the reference needs of officers while out on patrol. Written in a concise and accessible style, it covers a wide range of common offences and clearly explains and interprets the relevant legislation. At a glance, you can access everything you need to make a quick, informed decision in a host of everyday policing situations. The fifth edition of this highly regarded and successful Handbook is fully updated to include all recent legislative developments and further changes to the law, including: the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, the Policing and Crime Act 2009, the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, the Serious Organized Crime and Police Act 2005 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The book also includes information on PACE terrorism searches, changes to penalty notices for disorder (PND's), guidance on the new defences to murder, assisted suicide and changes to prostitution, plus further guidance in other areas of law from the new HO/MOJ Circulars, and the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 on drink banning orders. Whatever your role - police patrol officer, supervisor, student police officer, PCSO or Special Constable - this is an invaluable tool for operational personnel.