Description - General Police Duties by Glenn Hutton
Blackstone's Police Manuals are the leading police reference texts in the UK. In addition to being the only offical study guides for the police promotion examinations in England and Wales, and a recognised text for student police officers, the manuals have quickly established themselves as the definitive reference sources for all who have involvement with police law and procedure. The manuals have been written in consultation with police forces across England and Wales, and are endorsed by the National Policing Improvement Agency, for OSPRE Part 1 Promotion Examinations. Blackstone's Police Manual Volume 4: General Police Duties 2009 covers all aspects of police duties from a police officer's perspective. It has been fully updated for 2009 to incorporate all recent legislative developments, including updates to the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006, the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004, amendments to the Police and Justice Act 2006, and coverage of the provisions of the Equality Act 2006. This edition also outlines the new policing priorities as set out by the National Policing Plan, new Regulations on Police Discipline, and information on the powers available to PCSOs.The Manuals continue to be the most accessible, relevant, and focussed revision materials for Promotion Examinations.
They are widely used in the professional development of police officers in a variety of roles making them essential reading for anyone with an interest in police and criminal law. Whether you are a serving police officer or police trainer, a practitioner, advisor, or researcher, Blackstone's Police Manuals 2009 are an essential purchase. The other three titles in the series are: Volume 1: Crime 2009, Volume 2: Evidence and Procedure 2009, Volume 3: Road Policing 2009.
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Author Biography - Glenn Hutton
Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD is a Director of Psychometric Technology Limited which designs and publishes psychological tests and provides selection and assessment services. Formerly a Superintendent in North Yorkshire Police, he also worked as Head of NPT Examinations and Assessment, Head of Training in North Yorkshire and as both Course Director and Director of Studies at the Police Staff College, Bramshill. Gavin McKinnon LLB, LLM, MSc is a Chief Superintendent and Head of Secretariat at the National Policing Improvement Agency with responsibility for legal services, corporate governance, and equality and diversity. Formerly an officer in the RUC/PSNI and a Senior Civil Servant in the Home Office Police Reform Unit, he is an adjunct Professor of Law at the City University of New York. He has been published in legal and terrorism journals. In 2006 he was appointed to the Independent Monitoring Board for Brixton Prison by the Home Secretary.