This fully revised and updated edition ofBlackstone's Police Investigators' Mock Examination Paperensures that National Investigators' Exam (NIE) candidates are fully prepared for their multiple-choice examination. The book is designed in an exam format, so candidates can practice taking the whole exam in two hours. Like the actual exam, the book is presented on A4 and is split into two sections, one containing the 80 question mock exam and answer sheet and the second containing the answers and detailed marking matrix with explanations and references. The Mock Examination Paper gives candidates the opportunity to test their knowledge of the content of theBlackstone's Police Investigators' Manual 2011, with space for them to write their answers. The Answer Booklet contains the answers and marking matrices, giving candidates a mark for the full examination and individual marks for their knowledge of the four subject areas: Evidence; Property Offences; Assaults, Drugs, Firearms and Gun Crime; and Sexual Offences. The Answer Booklet includes an explanation about how to calculate the percentage score, as well as full explanations and references to theBlackstone's Police Investigators' Manual 2011. TheInvestigators' Mock Examhas been completely updated for 2011 with new questions on legislative changes such as the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, the Policing and Crime Act 2009, the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources: Matters Subject to Legal Privilege) Order 2009 , and the consolidated Criminal Procedure Rules 2010. Test-takers will find this book a user-friendly and valuable tool which should ensure a clearer understanding of the format and requirements of the exam. This product is not endorsed by the NPIA.
Dave Pinfield is a serving police officer with West Midlands Police and has been an officer for 21 years. He is currently the Detective Sergeant Team Leader having responsibility for the force with regards to the ICIDP and IMSC courses at the Detective Training School. He has been involved in the National Investigators Examination since January 2002. He is the author of Blackstone's Investigators' Mock Examination Paper.
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Mock Examination
Instructions for Completion
Marking Instructions and Marking Matrix