Intelligence: Investigation, Community and Partnership

Paperback | March 13, 2008

byClive Harfield, Karen Harfield

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This title provides a clear introduction and practical guide to the use of intelligence in policing, offering detailed explanations of relevant legislation and establishing the theoretical and operational context and rationale within which intelligence can be used.The relationship between criminal procedural law and intelligence-gathering is outlined and different generic sources of intelligence (overt and covert) are introduced. The book offers advice on planning an intelligence operation, analysing and evaluating information, using intelligence-basedevidence in court, identifying risk and protecting sensitive sources. It also summarises the role of key agencies involved in intelligence gathering, outlines the National Intelligence Model and draws together key findings from the Butler and Bichard enquiries.The book forms part of the Blackstone's Practical Policing Series. The series, aimed at junior to middle ranking officers, consists of practical guides containing clear and detailed explanations of the relevant legislation and practice, accompanied by case studies, illustrative diagrams and usefulchecklists.

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This title provides a clear introduction and practical guide to the use of intelligence in policing, offering detailed explanations of relevant legislation and establishing the theoretical and operational context and rationale within which intelligence can be used.The relationship between criminal procedural law and intelligence-gather...

Dr Clive Harfield is Deputy Director for the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety at London Metropolitan University. Prior to this he was a serving police officer for over fifteen years. He has served in three shire forces and two national agencies and from July 2003 until September 2004 he was a Basic Command Unit Int...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.63 inPublished:March 13, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019923003X

ISBN - 13:9780199230037

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Table of Contents

1. The context for intelligence2. Lessons for intelligence3. What is intelligence?4. Sources of intelligence5. The National Intelligence Model6. The Law and Intelligence7. Risk8. Planning an intelligence operation9. Evaluating and analysing intelligence10. Using IntelligenceGlossary and websitesAppendix - NIM Code of PracticeAppendix - ACPO Code of Practice on Recording and Disseminating of intelligence