TheBlackstone's Police Investigators' Manual 2012is the only official study text (used alongside theInvestigators' Workbook 2012) for the National Investigators' Exam (NIE), which is taken as part of Phase 1 of the Initial Crime Investigators' Development Programme. Based on the bestsellingBlackstone's Police Manuals, it provides all the legal information which is relevant to the role of a trainee investigator, namely in the areas of Evidence; Property Offences; Assaults, Drugs, Firearms & Gun Crime; and Sexual Offences. Now in its fourteenth edition, this Manual is fully updated for 2012 with new case law and legislation, including the Crime and Security Act 2010, the Equality Act 2010, the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, the Policing and Crime Act 2009, and the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006. There are also new chapters incorporating the PACE Codes of Practice with Keynote boxes, offering practical advice and examples, as well as new material on counter-terrorism legislation.
Paul Connor LLB is a Police Training Consultant and is a member of the ICIDP Curriculum Review Group. He has previously been involved in training activities with the ICIDP and NIE. Paul is also the consultant editor for the Blackstone's Police Manuals and author of Blackstone's Police Investigators' Workbook, Blackstone's Police Investigators' Q&As and Blackstone's Sergeants' Mock Examination Paper.
Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD is a Director of Psychometric Technology Limited which designs and publishes psychological tests and provides selection and assessment services. Formerly a Superintendent in North Yorkshire Police, he also worked as Head of NPT Examinations and Assessment, Head of Training in North Yorkshire and as both Course Director and Director of Studies at the Police Staff College, Bramshill.
David Johnston LLB, LLM is a barrister and Superintendent in the Metropolitan Police Service. Formerly a member of the NPT Examinations and Assessment team, he previously worked as a legal researcher for the Home Office in Harrogate.
Gavin McKinnon LLB LLM MSt MCIPR FCMI is the Head of Corporate Communications for Kent Police. Formerly a Chief Superintendent, he served with the National Policing Improvement Agency, and the RUC/PSNI. He also worked as Deputy Director of Police Reform at the Home Office, and was Head of Crime & Justice for the think-tank Policy Exchange.
Table of Contents
Evidence 1. State of Mind 2. Criminal Conduct 3. Incomplete Offences 4. The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 5. Entry, Search and Seizure 6. PACE Codes of Practice 7. Interviews 8. Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, sections 34S37 9. Identification 10. Bail 11. Disclosure of Evidence 12. Presumptions in Law 13. Admissibility of Written Statements 14. Offences Against the Administration of Justice and Public Interest Property Offences 1. Theft 2. Burglary 3. Aggravated Burglary 4. Robbery 5. Blackmail 6. Fraud 7. Handling Stolen Goods 8. Proceeds of Crime 9. Criminal Damage Assaults, Drugs, Firearms and Gun Crime 1. Homicide 2. Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person 3. Child Abduction 4. False Imprisonment 5. Kidnapping 6. Public Order Act 1986 Offences 7. Racially, Religiously Aggravated, and Homophobic Offences 8. Misuse of Drugs 9. Firearms and Gun Crime Sexual Offences 1. Sexual Offences 2. The Sexual Offences Act 2003 3. Rape 4. Sexual Assault 5. Child Sex Offences 6. Child Protection 7. Preparatory Offences Appendices