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Practical Policing Skills for Student Officers
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Practical Policing Skills for Student Officers

Second Edition
Edited by:

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Getting into the police

July 2007 | 176 pages | Learning Matters
The Initial Police Learning and Development Programme (IPLDP) is structured around National Occupational Standards (NOS), against which new officers will be trained and assessed. This book, written by police officers, introduces student officers to the key competency areas and elementary skills required. It introduces the key policing skills and guides the reader through typical scenarios, addressing issues in the context of modern policing, and of the relevant professional competencies and occupational standards. This latest edition has been expanded with chapters on the core policing skills, and includes references to the NOS.
 
The role of a student officer
 
Skills and assessment
 
Driving documents
 
Youth nuisance and disorder
 
Missing persons
 
Shoplifting
 
Burglary
 
Domestic violence

"I've been a police officer for 22 years and this book is well overdue. Gary Fraser et al have really hit the mark" (Amazon.co.uk Review)


I have used this book to assist in the design of the course. It provides some clear examples and is well presented. I have listed it in the course reading list.

Mrs Jane Owens
Department of Law and Criminal Justice, Canterbury Christ Church University
August 8, 2013

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