This text is a practical and very useful guide for police officers of all ranks, designed to prepare them for attending court. Most police officers will at some point be required to attend court and many officers attend on a regular basis. Going to Court is a unique text which demystifies and explains the court process. The book covers the main features and processes of the four relevant courts for police officers - the Magistrate's Court, the Crown Court, the Youth Court and the Coroner's Court. The book provides information on court procedures, giving evidence, case progression and case file preparation. Accessible and easy to use, there are many helpful flowcharts, diagrams, practical tips and court plans. This book is a must have for all police officers who need advice and practical help with this often daunting experience. It will also be of use to fire service professionals who need to attend court.
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(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Oxford University Press
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Author Biography - Brian Fitzpatrick
Brian Fitzpatrick is a Detective Sergeant at the Specialist Crime Directorate in South London. Previously, he has served at the Croydon, Marylebone, Scotland Yard Anti-Terrorist Branch; the Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush, Operation Trident; and the South London Murder Investigation Team. He has extensive experience of appearing in court.