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Police Law
Police Law

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Now in its fifteenth 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 Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015, the Deregulation Act 2015, the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Serious Crime Act 2015 and the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016. There is also discussion of important changes to PACE Codes A, and E, 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. 
Richard Card and Jack English
Published by
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
19 January 2017
Fifteenth edition
1,040 pages
156 x 234 mm
Approx Weight
1.6 kg
HS Code

  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 Detainees
  6. Identification Methods
  7. The Law of Criminal Evidence
  8. The Police
  9. Traffic: General Provisions
  10. Use of Vehicles
  11. Control of Vehicles
  12. Lights and Vehicles
  13. Traffic Accidents
  14. Driving Offences
  15. Drinking or Drug-Taking and Driving
  16. Children and Young Persons
  17. Licensed Premises, Licensed Persons, Clubs, Places of Entertainment, and Offences of Drunkenness
  18. Dogs
  19. Firearms and Weapons
  20. Explosives
  21. Railways
  22. Nuisances, Collections, Vagrancy, Peddling, and Scrap Metal
  23. Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person
  24. Disputes
  25. Homicide and Related Offences
  26. Public Order other than Those Offences Related to Sporting Events or Industrial Disputes
  27. Public Order Offences Related to Sporting Events and Those Connected with Industrial Disputes
  28. Terrorism Generally
  29. Sexual Offences
  30. Offences Relating to Prostitution, Obscenity, and Indecent Photographs
  31. Drugs
  32. Theft and Related Offences, Robbery, and Blackmail
  33. Burglary
  34. Offences of Fraud and Bribery
  35. Handling Stolen Goods and Related Offences
  36. Forgery and Counterfeiting
  37. Criminal Damage and Computer Misuse
  38. Offences against Administration of Justice
  39. Preventive Justice