Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2017

704 Pages

11.5 x 8.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198806141

Bookseller Code (06)

Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2018

Twelfth Edition

Edited by Robin Bryant, Sarah Bryant, Sofia Graça, Kevin Lawton-Barrett, Paul Gilbert, Graham Hooper, Nigel Jones, Barry Blackburn, Trish McCormack, Susanna Mitchell, James Nunn, Martin O'Neill, Jane Owens, Vince Straine-Francis, Robert Underwood, Dominic Wood, Vincent Leonard, and Mark Robinson

  • Covers the learning requirements of the revised Certificate in Knowledge of Policing and the broader Diploma in Policing, as well as the Initial Police Learning and Development Programme (IPLDP)
  • Divided into six parts, representing key stages in your progression from pre-join programmes (where appropriate), to initial training and then confirmation
  • Deals with key policing areas, such as stop, search and entry; attending crime scenes; public order and anti-social behaviour; and sexual offences; as well as brand new content covering cybercrime
  • Leads you through topics, covering theory, discussion, and practice while developing skills of analysis, problem solving, and forms of reasoning
  • Ensures you have the knowledge and understanding necessary to undertake independent patrol in a professional and competent manner
  • Completely up to date with the latest legislation, including the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, and with revised material on areas such as investigative interviewing, firearms, and stop and search.

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