Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (s.60(1)(a), S.60A(1) and S.66(1))

Codes of Practice A-G

Author: Great Britain: Home Office

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780113413065

Category: Law

Page: 257

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This book contains revised Codes of Practice A - G relating to sections 60 and 66 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE). They regulate the exercising of police powers to stop and search; to arrest and search premises and police treatment, questioning and identification of suspects and the recording of interviews. They provide a statement of the rights of the individual, police powers and set down safeguards for the public.

Dictionary of Youth Justice

Author: Barry Goldson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134010990

Category: Social Science

Page: 488

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This Dictionary explicitly addresses the historical, legal, theoretical, organisational, policy, practice, research and evidential contexts within which 'modern' youth justice in the UK and beyond is located. The entries cover a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual perspectives and engage explicitly with the key statutory provisions and policy and practice imperatives within each of the three UK jurisdictions. This book is a key resource for those teaching and studying under-graduate and post-graduate courses in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, social policy, law, socio-legal studies, community justice, social work, youth and community work and police studies, together with policy-makers, managers and practitioners working within the youth justice sphere (including staff training officers, youth justice officers, social workers, probation officers, police officers, teachers and education workers, health professionals, youth workers, drug and alcohol workers and juvenile secure estate staff). The Dictionary of Youth Justice: is designed to meet the needs of researchers, policy-makers, managers, practitioners and students; begins with an introductory chapter that maps the key shifts in contemporary national and international youth justice systems; contains over 300 alphabetically arranged entries - written by almost 100 experts in the respective fields - that explicitly address the core components of youth justice in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland; Provides specifically tailored recommended key texts and sources in respect of each entry; is closely cross-referenced and contains a detailed index to assist readers to make connections between and across entries; includes a detailed 'Directory of Agencies' that relate to youth justice in each of the three UK jurisdictions; is compiled and edited by one of the UK's leading authorities in youth justice.

Understanding Criminal Investigation

Author: Stephen Tong,Robin P. Bryant,Miranda A. H. Horvath

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470682371

Category: Social Science

Page: 294

View: 4350


This comprehensive volume deciphers investigative process and practice, providing an authoritative insight into key debates and contemporary issues in crime investigations Provides critical examination of investigative practice by focusing on the key issues and debates underpinned by academic literature on crime investigation Outlines the theoretical explanations that provide an understanding of crime investigation and the context in which investigators operate Illustrates the practical relevance of theoretical contributions to crime investigation Places clear emphasis on the multi-disciplinary nature of crime investigation

Practical Forensic Psychiatry

Author: Tom Clark,Dharjinder Singh Rooprai

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444149768

Category: Law

Page: 304

View: 8583


Succinct, structured, and focused, this book concentrates on the key facts and practical day-to-day issues vital to forensic psychiatry. Includes fact-oriented practical advice and clinically relevant examples Reflects current practice and the latest laws Provides tips on testifying in legal matters Features a clear bullet point style to help readers find key facts at a glance An essential purchase for trainees in psychiatry, the book is ideal both fact-oriented exam preparation. It is also valuable as a quick clinical reference for practising consultant psychiatrists and other mental health professionals working in forensic psychiatry, including mental health nurses, social workers, psychologists, and occupational therapists.