Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 September 2012

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199646982

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Covert Investigation

Third Edition

Clive Harfield and Karen Harfield

Blackstone's Practical Policing

  • Provides a practical and accessible guide to covert policing law
  • Designed to improve the quality of RIPA applications and help investigators apply the law and procedure correctly
  • Considers different aspects of covert investigation in turn, discussing statutory provision and introducing case law alongside investigation management issues
  • Offers an introduction to covert investigation, making statutory powers less puzzling for investigators to understand and use
  • Includes discussion of often overlooked areas, such as risk assessment and covert investigation management
  • Contains all the relevant legislation, codes of practice and case-law relating to covert investigation methods
  • Updated to include significant amendments to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 brought about by the Police and Crime Act 2009
  • Revised appendices covering the complete RIPA Codes of Practice

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