Jack English; Richard Card Police Law

ISBN 13: 9780199594825

Police Law

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9780199594825: Police Law

Now in its twelfth edition, this well-respected and highly regarded book covers all areas of law and legal procedure which are of interest to police officers.

This edition has been fully revised and updated to include new legislation such as the Crime and Security Act 2010, the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008, and the Policing and Crime Act 2009. The book includes discussion of important new regulations under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, as well as updates on the law relating to stop and search, conditional cautions, fixed penalty notices, and major changes to the defences of murder, and liability for encouraging or assisting suicide. In addition, a new chapter on offences against the administration of justice has been included in this edition.

Comprehensive and easy to understand, Police Law is an indispensible everyday reference book for police officers, and is the only book covering all areas of police law. The book also provides a good source of information for members of the public who wish to refer to a legal text written in an accessible way. Police Law is accompanied by a useful companion website containing regular updates on changes in the law throughout the life of the print edition.

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The late Jack English was former Assistant Chief Constable with Northumbria Police, Director of the Central Planning and Instructor Training Unit, and Chief Examiner to the Police Promotion Examinations Board. He authored a number of well-respected police titles and also wrote on summonses and charges for the Police Reviewing Company.

Richard Card is formerly Professor of Law and Chairman of the School of Law at De Montfort University, Leicester. He has written and lectured extensively in a number of areas of law, particularly criminal law. He is the sole author of Card, Cross and Jones' Criminal Law, and has also written a range of other titles.

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Review from previous edition: "Police Law is used by every Citizens Advice Bureau in England and Wales. It covers a range of problems faced by our clients and is invaluable when Citizens Advice Bureau advisers need to know, for example, the extent of police powers. The book is clearly set out and easy to read." --Citizens Advice Information Department

"It is a very easy to use comprehensive book. When giving advice to clients it is important for us as advisors to have access to information quickly and that it be clear and concise. This books does the job - what more can I say!" --Julie Plisner Haines, Citizens Advice Bureau, Essex

"This publication is an institution. It is very well known and has a fantastic reputation for doing exactly what it says on the tin." --DCI Stephen Tunks, Avon and Somerset Police

"I see this book as being vital for anyone taking promotional exams, as it provides that little bit of extra detail on the law that might be missed in a study guide or similar." --Jonathan Roe, Crime Training Manager, Humberside Police

"I would recommend this book to Law students and Student police officers to gain an in-depth knowledge of Police Law." --Kayleigh Rhodes, BSc Policing Student, Wolverhampton University

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