Journals Higher Education

£18.99

Paperback

Published: 07 October 2010

176 Pages

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780199595235


Bookseller Code (AG)


This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

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
  • Fully updated to include information on current issues such as terrorism, public protest, and neighbourhood policing
  • Covers topics such as the extended police family, diversity, anti-social behaviour, shift patterns and basic equipment
  • Includes important information on basic police powers and how they are used in every day policing
  • 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 to this Edition:

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