Police Law (13ed)

Police Law (13ed)
Police Law (13ed)
English, J
9780199665501
14/02/2013
13
£47.99
Pb
Oxford University Press

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

Updated to include new legislation such as the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, the Protection of Freedom Act 2012, the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, and the Crime and Security Act 2010, there is also discussion of important changes to PACE Codes C, G, and H, as well as updates on the law relating to domestic violence, public order, and road safety. In addition, there is new case law and a revised structure reflecting the changing nature of policing and the challenges officers face.

Comprehensive and easy to understand, Police Law is an indispensable 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.

  • Provides the most comprehensive and straightforward coverage of those areas of the law and legal procedures applicable to police officers
  • A highly accessible text which assumes no prior legal knowledge
  • Fully up-to-date with the latest legislation and case law including important changes to the law regarding domestic violence, identification methods, public order, and road safety
  • Clear and simple structure with extensive use of cross-referencing to ensure ease of use and readability
  • Accompanied by a free companion website containing quarterly updates

New to this edition

  • Includes a number of significant legislative updates, including the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, the Protection of Freedom Act 2012, the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, and the Crime and Security Act 2010
  • Updated chapters covering revisions to the PACE Codes of Practice C and H (10th July 2012), as well as Code G (November 2012)

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