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Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual and Workbook 2014

Paul Connor

The Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual and Workbook 2014 are the only official study texts for the National Investigators' Exam (NIE) which is taken as part of Phase 1 of the Initial Crime Investigators' Development Programme. This Pack is fully revised for the 2014 NIE syllabus and contains the latest information relevant to the role of a trainee investigator in England and Wales.

The Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual 2014 is the only official study text for the National Investigators' Exam (NIE), which is taken as part of Phase 1 of the Initial Crime Investigators' Development Programme. Based on the bestselling Blackstone'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. It also covers the relevant PACE Codes of Practice, with chapters incorporating the relevant Code with Keynotes offering practical advice and examples, and features new material on counter-terrorism legislation. For 2014, there are new chapters covering the Immigration Act 1971 and the Customs & Excise Management Act 1979 for investigators within immigration, customs and SOCA/National Crime Agency.

The Blackstone's Police Investigators' Workbook 2014 takes the trainee investigator through each of the topics relevant to the examination. It contains many practical exercises, case studies and multiple choice questions to help students prepare for the NIE. The book also contains useful cross references to the Manual in the answers sections, so students can check their understanding of the content.

Now in its fifteenth edition, this popular set contains the latest legislation and case law relevant to the 2014 NIE, including the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012, the Criminal Procedure Rules 2012, the Terrorism Act 2000, as well as revised PACE Codes C, G and H.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: Dec 30th, 2013
  • Pages: 1064
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised -
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780199684656
  • Categories: Civil ServiceLaw EnforcementCriminal Law - General

About the Author

Paul Connor, Police Training Consultant, Glenn Hutton, Private assessment and examination consultant, David Johnston, Barrister and Chief Superintendent in the Metropolitan Police Service, Gavin McKinnon, Head of Corporate Communications for Kent Police, David Pinfield, Police Training Consultant, Neil Taylor, Police Trainer, Julian Chapman, Police Trainer

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.

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.

Neil Taylor is a serving police officer with the West Midlands Police and is a police trainer at the Detective Training School.

Julian Chapman is a serving police officer with the West Midlands Police and is a police trainer at the Detective Training School.