Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Paperback

10 January 2011

176 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199595235


Bookseller Code (07)

Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty

Fourth Edition

Richard Butterworth
Fraser Sampson

  • An invaluable and motivational introduction to the police force for those who have secured a place or are considering policing as a career in the United Kingdom
  • Fully updated to include information on current issues such as terrorism, public protest, and neighborhood policing
  • Covers topics such as the extended police family, diversity, anti-social behavior, shift patterns and basic equipment
  • Includes important information on basic police powers and how they are used in every day policing in the United Kingdom
  • Helps to answer fundamental questions such as: "Is policing the career for me?" and "Do I have what it takes to be a police officer?"
  • New author- edited by a chief inspector and staff officer to the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police (UK) with extensive practical experience across all key areas of policing in the United Kingdom

New to this Edition:

  • Increased coverage of current issues such as terrorism, public protest, and neighborhood policing
  • Rewritten chapter on the UK Criminal Justice System and how the police fit into it, outlining the role of the UK courts and the Crown Prosecution Service in the investigative and charging process
  • Outlines changes made to training as a result of UK University access
  • New author- edited by a chief inspector and staff officer to the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police (UK) with extensive practical experience across all key areas of policing in the United Kingdom
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