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Blackstone's police operational handbook

Blackstone's police operational handbook

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Ian Bridges, Police National Legal Database (England)
  • Biografical Information: The Police National Legal Database (PNLD) is housed within the West Yorkshire Police Training School at Bishopgarth Wakefield. It employs 7 legal advisers who are all legally qualified and have extensive experience within the Criminal Justice system. In 2003 all 43 Police Forces in England and
    Wales became subscribers to the PNLD, together with recognised organisations within the Criminal Justice system such as the National Crime Squad (NCS), the National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS), the Ministry of Defence Police and Centrex – the police training organisation. PNLD also has
    partners such as the Crown Prosecution Service.
    Fraser Sampson LLB, LLM, MBA is a Solicitor in the Employment Group at Walker Morris. Formerly a superintendent and Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assesment Unit, he is a highly respected authority on police law.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
  • Publication Type (Medium): Handbooks and manuals, Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Other titles: Police operational handbook
  • Permalink: (Stable identifier)

Short Description

Xliii, 770 pages ; 19 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Blackstone's police operational handbook is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Police National Legal Database ; editor: Ian Bridges ; consultant editor: Fraser Sampson.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2006
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7869
  • Dewey Code: 345.41
  • ISBN: 0199289247 9780199289240
  • OCLC: 70799478

Publisher Description:

This is a brand new resource from Blackstone's, designed specifically to meet your reference needs while out on patrol. Written in a concise and accessible style, it covers a wide range of common offences and clearly explains and interprets the relevant legislation. At a glance, you can
access everything you need to make a quick, informed decision in a host of everyday policing situations. Whether you are a constable, sergeant, student police officer, PCSO, or special, you will find this an invaluable tool.

Main Contents

1. Introduction
2. Assaults and Violence
3. Crime: Dishonesty
4. Crime: general
5. Drugs
6. Sexual Offences and Assaults
7. Public Disorder/Nuisance
8. Firearms, Fireworks and Weapones
9. Licensing
10. Road Traffic
12. Powers and Procedures
13. Patrol Matters and Guidance.

Summary Note

Designed to meet the reference needs while out on patrol, this book covers common offenses and explores the relevant legislation. It contains changes effected by the Serious Organized Crime and Police Act 2005, including powers of arrest and the Licensing Act 2003. The appendices contain religious dates and events, traffic data, and contacts. '''

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Assaults and Violence
3. Crime and Dishonesty
4. Crime (general)
5. Drugs
6. Sexual Offences and Assaults
7. Public Disorder and Nuisance
8. Firearms, fireworks and weapons
9. Licensing
10. Road Traffic
11. General Patrol
12. Procedures and Powers
13. Patrol Matters and Guidance
Appendix 1: Useful Contacts
Appendix 2: Traffic Data and Driving Licenses
Appendix 3: Firearms Ages Chart
Appendix 4: Religious Dates and Events

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Find it in the Library of Congress:

If you wish to locate similar books to “Blackstone's police operational handbook”, they can be found under the 345.41 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD7869 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Blackstone's police operational handbook” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Criminal law
Law enforcement
Police administration
Police regulations

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