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 is Emeritus Professor of law at De Monfort University, Leicester. He has written and lectured extensively in a number of areas of law, particularly criminal law, and is the sole author of Card, Cross, and Jones' Criminal Law.