Blackstones Policing for the Special Constable by Bryn CalessBlackstones Policing for the Special Constable by Bryn Caless

Blackstones Policing for the Special Constable

EditorBryn Caless

Paperback | May 25, 2013

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Blackstone's Policing for the Special Constable is the second edition of the bestselling Blackstone's Handbook for the Special Constabulary, representing the changing needs of this unique volunteer group within the police service. Drawing on both the 2011 National Strategy for the SpecialConstabulary and conforming with the IL4SC (Initial Learning for the Special Constabulary), it is designed to be an invaluable learning resource for students and new recruits as well as a useful reference and refresher tool for the experienced Special.Covering each stage of being a Special, from recruitment and initial training to the full range of duties, the authors describe and explain the day-to-day encounters and experiences of being a Special with today's police service. Expert guidance on the law, police powers, and professional standardsis given, along with clear operational advice on crime scene management, managing people and incidents, working within Neighbourhood Policing Teams, and dealing with public order situations. Comprehensive and practical, this book is essential reading for anyone joining or thinking of joining the Special Constabulary, especially those on pre-join or policing studies courses. It will also be of interest to Specials trainers and managers, and sergeants and inspectors responsible forSpecials.

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Dr Bryn Caless is Senior Lecturer in Policing at Canterbury Christ Church University and author of, or contributor to, a number of Blackstone's texts, including on police practice and PCSOs. After an active military career, Bryn was appointed Head of HR for Kent Police and Director of the Kent Police College, where he served for eight...
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Title:Blackstones Policing for the Special ConstableFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:May 25, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199671699

ISBN - 13:9780199671694

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Table of Contents

1. Being Special2. Joining and Training3. Induction4. Legislation, Policies and Guidelines5. Powers and Duties6. Practical Operational Activities: Crime Scene Management7. Practical Operational Activities: Going to CourtAnswers to TestsFurther Reading