Blackstone's Police Manuals are the leading police reference texts in the UK. In addition to being the only official study guides for the police promotion examinations in England and Wales, and a recognised text for student police officers, the Manuals have established themselves as the definitive reference sources for all who have involvement with police law and procedure. Written in consultation with police forces across England and Wales, the Manuals are endorsed by the National Policing Improvement Agency, for OSPRE Part 1 Promotion Examinations. Each book in the four volume pack has been updated to include all recent legislation such as the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, the Policing and Crime Act 2009, the Children and Young Persons Act, as well as Drinking Banning Orders, Violent Offender Orders and Youth Rehabilitation Orders. There is also revised material on fire arms and gun crime, custody officers and bail, and road safety measures. The Manuals are widely used in the professional development of police officers in a variety of roles making them essential reading for anyone with an interest in police and criminal law.
Whether you are a serving police officer or police trainer, a practitioner, advisor, or researcher, Blackstone's Police Manuals 2011 are an essential purchase.