Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018, Paperback Book


Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2018 is designed specifically to meet the reference needs of officers whilst out on patrol.

Written in a concise and accessible style, it covers a wide range of common offences and clearly explains and interprets the relevant legislation.

Using clear and consistent presentation throughout, each chapter offers you a definition of the offence, the points to prove, and a clear system of icons covering police powers andmode of trial.

At a glance, you can access everything you need to make a quick, informed decision in a host of everyday policing situations.

The eleventh edition of this highly regarded and successful Handbook is fully updated to include all recent legislative developments, including: the Psychoactive Drugs Act 2016, Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016, Immigration Act 2016, Modern Slavery Act 2016 and the Policing and Crime Act 2017.

The book also includes changes to the PACE Codes of Practice and new HO/MOJ Circulars guidance. Whatever your role - police patrol officer, supervisor, student police officer, PCSO or Special Constable - this is an invaluable tool for operational personnel.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 928 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Police & security services
  • ISBN: 9780198806158



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