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Published: 24 July 2019

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780198831679

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook

Fifth Edition

Tony Cook

  • The only portable and practical guide for any officer conducting a serious, complex, or major investigation
  • Includes fully updated chapters on homicide investigation; problem solving, decision making and policy log keeping; investigating child sexual abuse and exploitation (CSAE), expanded information covering modern slavery and human trafficking, and the Operation Hydrant guidelines relating to victim management in non-recent cases
  • Includes full consideration of the Investigatory Powers Act, and coverage of the Policing and Crime Act 2017's impact on the work of the Senior Investigating Officer. The edition also covers updates on all relevant legislation and case law, with extensive reference to recent operations and high profile investigations
  • Features practical advice, guidance, and checklists, providing a quick source of reference guide for each stage of an investigation, as well as a handy medical glossary

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