Blackstone's Police Manuals are the leading police reference texts in the UK. In addition to being the only official study guides for the police promotion examinations in England and Wales, and a recognised text for student police officers, the Manuals have established themselves as the definitive reference sources for all who have involvement with police law and procedure. Written in consultation with police forces across England and Wales, the Manuals are endorsed by the National Policing Improvement Agency, for OSPRE Part 1 Promotion Examinations.
Blackstone's Police Manual Volume 2: Evidence and Procedure: 2011 covers all aspects of evidence law and procedure from a police officer's perspective. It has been fully revised and updated for 2011 with new case law and legislation, including updates to the Criminal Procedure Amendment Rules, Youth Rehabilitation orders and revised material on custody officers and bail. Fully revised, each chapter has been made more accessible for police officers to simplify the study process and clarify the wide range of material covered.
The Manuals continue to be the most accessible, relevant, and focussed revision materials for Promotion Examinations. The Manuals are widely used in the professional development of police officers in a variety of roles, making them essential reading for anyone with an interest in police and criminal law. Whether you are a serving police officer or police trainer, a practitioner, advisor, or researcher, Blackstone's Police Manuals 2011 are an essential purchase. The other three titles in the series are: Volume 1: Crime 2011, Volume 3: Road Policing 2011, and Volume 4: General Police Duties 2011.