Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure by Clive HarfieldBlackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure by Clive Harfield

Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure

EditorClive Harfield

Paperback | March 21, 2013

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Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure is a companion volume to the successful Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Law. Offering guidance on good practice in core policing areas, it draws together practical advice across a wide range of police duties. Withextracts and explanations of official policy and guidance, each chapter is accompanied by features such as boxed examples, checklists, diagrams, practical tips and flow-charts, providing you with an unparalleled guide to good policing practice.Presenting a structured approach to police work, based on established national principles and practices this Handbook is divided into four parts: Evidence Management, which offers advice on the capture and handling of evidence with chapters on crime scene management, disclosure, witness and victimmanagement and court procedure; Knowledge-based Policing, which outlines the National Intelligence Model, the role of Police and Crime Commissioners, ACPO values, human rights, planning and risk management and dealing with the media; Neighbourhood Policing, which covers the principles and teamstructures, partnerships, problem-solving techniques and crime prevention; and Protective Services Policing which looks at the role of the first responder in major incident response, major crime, and civil contingencies. With 34 contributions from leading practitioners in policing, this Handbook will be invaluable to all operational personnel, particularly neighbourhood policing teams (NPTs), trainee investigators and policing students.
Dr Clive Harfield is a former police officer of 20 years experience and former Deputy Academic Director of the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety, at the London Metropolitan University. Currently at Griffith University, South East Queensland, Australia, he is the author of two Blackstone's Practical Policing titles; C...
Title:Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and ProcedureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:712 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.03 inPublished:March 21, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199662940

ISBN - 13:9780199662944

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Table of Contents

I - Evidence Management1. Matt Ebeling: Instant Resolutions2. Robert Underwood: Scene Preservation3. Huw Smart: Stop and Search4. Huw Smart: Police Powers of Entry, Search, and Seizure5. Nick Yellop: Identification Procedures6. Clive Harfield: Covert Investigation7. Kevin Smith: Victims and Witnesses8. Paul Hughes: Disclosure and Public Interest Immunity9. John Watson: Court ProcedureII - Knowledge Management10. Colin Rogers: The Changing Role of Accountability - Police and Crime Commissioners11. Colin Rogers: ACPO Values12. Bryn Caless: Standards of Professional Behaviour13. Clive Harfield: Human Rights14. Bryn Caless: Knowledge Management15. Clive Harfield: Planning and Risk Management to Achieve Harm Reduction16. Bryn Caless: Health and Safety and First Aid17. Tony Cook: Media18. Clive Harfield: Government Protective Marking SchemeIII - Neighbourhood Policing19. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: Context and Importance of Neighbourhood Policing20. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: The Ten Principles of Neighbourhood Policing21. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: Neighbourhood Policing Teams22. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRPs) and Community Safety Partnerships (CSPs)23. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: Citizen Focus24. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: Signal Crimes Perspective25. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: Problem-Solving26. Bryn Caless and Barry Spruce: Crime PreventionIV - Protective Services Policing27. Tony Cook: Major Crime and Homicide Response28. Stan Gilmour: Serious, Organized and Cross-Border Crime29. Andrew Staniforth: Counter-Terrorism and Extremism30. Brian Dillon: Civil Contingencies31. Allyson MacVean: Critical Incidents32. Adrian Pitt: Public Order33. Mick Doyle: Strategic Roads Policing34. Laura Richards and Allan Aubeelack: Protecting the Public and Vulnerable Persons

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "For the very first time front line officers have a guide to interpreting practice and procedure across the entire policing landscapes which will serve to be a valuable addition to any officers library of resources." l--iAndrew Staniforth, Detective Sergeant, North East Counter Terrorism Unit