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Blackstone's Police Manuals are the leading police reference texts in the UK. In addition to being the only offical study guides for the police promotion examinations in England and Wales, and a recognized text for student police officers, the Manuals have quickly established themselves as the definitive reference sources for all who have involvement with police law and procedure. The Manuals have been written in consultation with police forces across England and Wales, and are endorsed by the National Policing Improvement Agency, for OSPRE Part 1 Promotion Examinations.
Blackstone's Police Manual Volume 1 Crime: 2010 covers all aspects of criminal law and procedure from a police officer's perspective. The 2010 edition has been fully revised and updated to incorporate all recent legislative developments and case law, including coverage of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, the Serious Crime Act 2007, the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, and updates on Cannabis reclassification. The 2010 edition also includes a new section on Proceeds of Crime. Relevant subjects covered include Homicide, Sexual Offences, Fraud, State of Mind and Offences against the Person.
The Manuals continue to be the most accessible, relevant, and focused revision materials for Promotion Examinations. They 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 2010 are an essential purchase.
The other three titles in the series are: Volume 2: Evidence and Procedure 2010, Volume 3: Road Policing 2010, Volume 4: General Police Duties 2010.
About the Author
Paul Connor LLB is a Police Training Consultant and is a member of the ICIDP Curriculum Review Group. He has previously been involved in training activities with the ICIDP and NIE. Paul is also the consultant editor for the Blackstone's Police Manuals and author of Blackstone's Police Investigators' Workbook, Blackstone's Police Investigators' Q&As and Blackstone's Sergeants' Mock Examination Paper.
Fraser Sampson LLB, LLM, MBA is the Chief Executive of the West Yorkshire Police Authority. Formerly Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assessment Unit and of the Police Law Unit at national law firm Walker Morris, he is also an Associate Tutor at the University of Glamorgan. He has written and spoken widely in the news media on current Police Law issues and is a leading authority in this area.
Table of Contents
1.1. State of Mind