Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual 2013

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-01-06
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual 2013 is the only official study text (used alongside the Investigators' Workbook 2013) 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 and Gun Crime; and Sexual Offences. Now in its fifteenth edition, this Manual is fully updated for 2013 with new case law and legislation, including the Policing and Crime Act 2009, the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, the Criminal Procedure Rules 2011, the Crime and Security Act 2010, the Coroners and JusticeAct 2009, and the Police Detention and Bail Act 2011. There are also new chapters on Disclosure of Evidence and Theft and Related Offences.

Author Biography

Paul Connor Cert Ed LLB is a Police Training Consultant, teaching law to over 3000 NIE candidates since 2002. He is the author of the Blackstone's Crime Manual and the Consultant Editor for the Blackstone's Police Manuals. He is the co-author of Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual, Blackstone's Police Investigators' Workbook and is the author of the Blackstone's Sergeants' and Inspectors' 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

1 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 34DS37
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
2 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
3 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
4 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

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