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About the Author
Glenn Hutton, Private assessment and examination consultant,Gavin McKinnon, Head of Communications, Kent Police,Paul Connor, Police Training Consultant
Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD is a Director of Psychometric Technology Limited which designs and publishes psychological tests and provides selection and assessment services. Formerly a Superintendent in North Yorkshire Police, he also worked as Head of NPT Examinations and Assessment, Head of Training in North Yorkshire and as both Course Director and Director of Studies at the Police Staff College, Bramshill.
Gavin McKinnon LLB LLM MSt MCIPR FCMI is the Head of Corporate Communications for Kent Police. Formerly a Chief Superintendent, he served with the National Policing Improvement Agency, and the RUC/PSNI. He also worked as Deputy Director of Police Reform at the Home Office, and was Head of Crime & Justice for the think-tank Policy Exchange.
Paul Connor Cert Ed (FE), PG Cert ODE (Open), LLB is a Police Training Consultant, teaching law to over 3000 candidates since 2002. He is the author of the Blackstone's Crime Manual and the Consultant Editor for the Blackstone's Police Manuals. He is the co-author of Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual, Blackstone's Police Investigators' Workbook and is the author of the Blackstone's Sergeants' and Inspectors' Mock Examination Paper.
Table of Contents
4.1. The Policing Family