A hard-hitting and honest memoir from Michael Fuller, Britain's first black Chief Constable, who reflects on his astonishing life growing up in care and his extraordinary experience of the race and cultural barriers in his career.
Originally published in folio size complete with fine engravings, this new collection of Captain Charles Johnson's tales of rogues includes the very best of the bunch, along with decorative plates from the British Library collections.
Updated for the 2005 promotion exams, the new edition of Action Stations answers all the questions that a UK officer may have about Part II of the sergeants and inspectors promotion examination. It covers the key areas and skills of the examination including preparation, competencies, role actors and assessors and scenarios
This accessible book provides a foundational understanding of the science of deception and lie detection. Focusing on core issues for the field, it discusses classic and current psychological research into lying as well as theoretical approaches to understanding human lie detection.
As the police service redefines its role in the twenty-first century, this critical handbook covers the full range of behavioural skills essential to effective policing practice and professional development.
The ultimate guide to what it's like to be behind bars in America. It lays bare the day-to-day existence of prisoners and the hustles they get up to in order to survive. It is a fascinating, sometimes shocking and raw account of life at its most brutal.
This practical handbook offers guidance on good practice in core policing areas. It draws together practical advice across a wide range of police duties, along with extracts and explanations of official policy and guidance from ACPO, the NPIA/College of Policing and the National Centre for Policing Excellence.
Written and endorsed by the Police National Legal Database (PNLD), this Handbook gives you everything you need to make quick, informed decisions whilst out on patrol. Detailing over 400 offences, each section offers a definition of the offence, points to prove, and a clear system of icons covering police powers and mode of trial.
A study of the impact of media in the lives of prisoners and its impact on everyday life, power relations and masculine identities. The book develops a theoretical framework drawing upon both the critical literature relating to prisons and their relations with society more generally.
19 March 2011, D S Stephen Fulcher receives a call that thrusts him into a race against time to save missing 22-year-old Sian O'Callaghan, who was last seen at a nightclub. Steve knows from experience that he has a small window of time to find Sian alive, but his hopes are quickly dashed when his investigation leads him to Christopher Halliwell.
Community penalties are court-ordered punishments, falling between imprisonment and fines, and involve some contact by a criminal justice agency. This work looks at the current debate on which policy pressures may be dominant over community penalties in the future.
Public police forces are a regular phenomenon in most jurisdictions around the world, yet their highly divergent legal context draws surprisingly little attention. Bringing together a wide range of police experts from all around the world, this book provides an overview of traditional and emerging fields of public policing.
Controversial Issues in Prisons is a textbook designed to explore eight of the most controversial aspects of imprisonment in England and Wales today. It is primarily a book about the people who are sent to prison and what happens to them when inside.