Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2017 by Sofia GracaBlackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2017 by Sofia Graca

Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2017

bySofia GracaEditorRobin Bryant, Sarah Bryant

Paperback | September 20, 2016

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Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2017 reflects the multitude of avenues into policing now open to future police officers, from pre-join courses to progression from serving as a Special or working as a PCSO. Covering the major requirements of the revised Certificate in Knowledge ofPolicing (2015), as well as the IPLDP Diploma in Policing, this book is a must-have for anyone embarking on a career in the police.Divided into six parts, representing key stages in your progression from pre-join programmes, to initial training and then confirmation, the Handbook leads you through the topics, covering theory, discussion, and practice while developing skills of analysis, problem solving, and forms of reasoning.Coupled with a comprehensive and accessible style, the book ensures you have the knowledge and understanding necessary to undertake independent patrol in a professional and competent manner. Key topics covered include stop, search and entry; alcohol and drug offences; sexual offences; interviewing;and intelligence, as well as a new chapter on cybercrime. Parts of initial police training common to all new entrants are easily identified and there are specific chapters on qualification structures and training and assessment, meeting the needs of students whether you are entering policing throughpre-join schemes or through an alternative qualification route. This new structure means it is possible for students to omit certain parts of the Handbook whilst still meeting the mandatory requirements of the revised Diploma in Policing.
Dr Robin Bryant is Director of Criminal Justice Practice at Canterbury Christ Church University. He was jointly responsible with Kent Police for establishing an innovative Foundation Degree in Policing for initial police training in Kent, and is an external examiner for a number of universities in the UK that offer programmes in Polici...
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Title:Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2017Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pagesPublished:September 20, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198783000

ISBN - 13:9780198783008

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Table of Contents

Part I: Overview1. Introducing the Handbook2. Reference MaterialPart II: Policing in Context3. Policing4. Crime and Criminality5. The Criminal Justice System in England and WalesPart III: Qualifications and Training6. Roles, Responsibilities, and Support7. Qualification and Professional Development8. Education, Training, and AssessmentPart IV: General Procedures9. Stop, Search, and Entry10. Initial Investigation, Arrest, Detention, and Disposal11. Attending Crime Scenes and Other IncidentsPart V: Specific Incidents12. Alcohol, Drugs, and Substance Abuse13. Providing Protection and Support14. Policing Public Order, Anti-social Behaviour, and Harassment15. Unlawful Violence Against Persons and Premises16. Theft, Fraud, and Related Offences17. Sexual Offences18. Weapons Offences19. Road and Traffic Policing20. Damage to Buildings and Other Property21. Cybercrime22. Attempted Offences and Encouraging or Assisting CrimePart VI: Investigation and Prosecution23. Intelligence24. Criminal Investigation25. Interviewing26. Forensic Investigation27. Prosecution and Court Procedures

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"Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students provides a knowledge hub of essential foundation level reading for recruits and students of policing." --Annette Crisp, Senior Lecturer, De Montfort University