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Police Law By Jack English

Police Law
by Jack English

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Covers various areas of law and legal procedure which are of interest to police officers. This work includes discussion of the Serious Organized Crime and Police Act 2005, the revised PACE Codes of Practice, the Gambling Act 2005, the Fraud Act 2006 and traffic legislation.
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Police Law by Jack English

This well-respected and highly regarded book, now in its 10th edition, covers all areas of law and legal procedure which are of interest to police officers. Comprehensive and easy to understand, it is suitable for any reader, even those with no formal legal training. In addition, it will be of particular assistance to all those who are studying Criminal Law for the first time. 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. Formerly known as Butterworth's Police Law, this edition has been fully updated and now includes discussion of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (SOCPA), the revised PACE Codes of Practice, the Gambling Act 2005, the Terrorism Act 2006, the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006, the Fraud Act 2006 and new traffic legislation. This is a practical and comprehensive volume for everyday use which is now accompanied by a useful companion website, with quarterly chapter updates.

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About Jack English

Jack English was formerly Assistant Chief Constable, Northumbria Police, and Director of the Central Planning and Instructor Training Unit, and Chief Examiner to the Police Promotion Examinations Board. He is author of; Police Training Manual, published by McGraw-Hill and Summonses and Charges, published by the Police Reviewing Company. He has edited Butterworths' Road Traffic Service and Butterworths' Road Traffic Bulletins.
Richard Card was formerly Professor of Law and Chairman of the School of Law at De Montford 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 eight other books.

Table of Contents

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; 1. General principles; 2. Elements of criminal procedure; 3. Police powers; 4. Police questioning and the rights of suspects; 5. Treatment, charging and bail of detained persons; 6. Identification methods; 7. The law of evidence; 8. The police; 9. Traffic: general provisions; 10. Use of vehicles; 11. Control of vehicles; 12. Public service vehicles; 13. Goods vehicles; 14. Lights and vehicles; 15. Traffic accidents; 16. Driving offences; 17. Drinking or drug-taking and driving; 18. Children and young persons; 19. Licensed premises, licensed persons, clubs, places of entertainment and offences of drunkenness; 20. Betting, gaming and lotteries; 21. Aliens; 22. Animals, birds and plants; 23. Game laws; 24. Firearms; 25. Explosives; 26. Railways; 27. Pedlars, vagrancy and dealers; 28. Non-fatal offences against the person; 29. Disputes; 30. Homicide and abortion; 31. Public order offences other than those related to sporting events or industrial disputes; 32. Public order offences related to sporting events and those connected with industrial disputes; 33. Sexual offences, child abduction and kidnapping; 34. Offences relating to prostitution, obscenity and indecent photographs; 35. Drugs; 36. Theft and related offences, robbery and blackmail; 37. Criminal damage; 38. Burglary; 39. Offences of fraud and corruption; 40. Handling stolen goods and related offences; 41. Forgery and counterfeiting; 42. Preventive justice

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Police Law by Jack English
Jack English
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