Law for Student Police Officers

Law for Student Police Officers

by Jonathan Merritt

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844455638
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/09/2009
Series: Practical Policing Skills Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Jonathan Merritt has first-hand experience of police training and 14 years' experience of teaching criminal law. He led the design and delivery of one of the first foundation degrees in policing and has been at the forefront of foundation degree development in criminal justice nationally. This includes winning the tender to provide the Initial Police Learning and Development Programme (IPLDP) for Nottinghamshire Police recruits, based around both a foundation degree and policing NVQs. In addition, he now teaches criminal justice at De Montfort University.

Table of Contents

Basic legal concepts
Human rights
Police powers under PACE 1984 and SOCPA 2005
Other Police powers
Police organisation
PCSOs and the wider police family
Violence and intimidation
Sexual offences
Drugs and solvents
Property offences
Public order
Crime prevention
Sentencing issues
Introduction to evidence
Children, young persons and the mentally ill
Conspiring, aiding, abetting and attempting to commit crime
Alcohol, drunkeness and licensing
Roads policing
An understanding of civil Law

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