Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. This title gives students a place to test themselves and review the material so they are well prepared for their examinations.
This book is designed to be an invaluable, practical source of help to police officers and others working with vulnerable witnesses. Structured to follow the chronology of an investigation, the book includes helpful case studies with examples outlining potential pitfalls during the investigation and possible solutions.
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.
Provides a positive and realistic view of the contribution the probation service can make to the criminal justice system. The book covers court work, face-to-face work with offenders, wider work in the community and probation organization and management. It reflects current legislation and policy.
Written in the post 9/11 context this book considers the efficacy of theory and policy relating to questions of victimhood to accommodate the current political and cultural climate and offers a critical understanding of both. It adopts an explicitly cross-cultural position on these questions.
The only portable step-by-step guide to the processes and actions involved in the role of a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO), offering practical advice, cases, and checklists for each stage of the investigation, and tackling key areas such as media liaison and sudden and unexplained child deaths.
A comprehensive, practical handbook covering criminal investigations, and outlining the legal procedures and operational protocols relating to specific offences. Covers the key stages of conducting and managing an investigation, with specific guidance on crime scene management, evidence preservation, and witness and suspect management.
This edited volume sets out, in a range of essays from leading experts and practitioners, the main concepts and philosophies behind the practical framework for intelligence gathering and analysis in UK policing. It is the first of its kind to give the theoretical context of current police practice across a wide range of intelligence-related areas.
This book offers an ethnographical investigation of contemporary police culture based on extensive field work across a range of ranks and units in the UK's police force. Through direct observation of operational policing and interviews, the author assesses the impact of three decades of social, economic and political change on police culture.
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.