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  Police books section looks at some of the reference and Police training books available for those thinking about joining the Police, or for serving Police Officers, Special Constables, PCSO and civilian police employees. This page will be updated as soon as new police books become available.

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Police Recruitment Books Section has chosen some of the best selling police books to help you in your recruitment process. The aim is to prepare you for your new Police Career. These books and Cds can be used as reference to broaden your knowledge and help you step in a new Police career with confidence.

 

How To Become A Police
Officer Manual

An absolute must for anyone who is serious about joining the force the 'How to become a UK Police Officer' information guide is crammed full of insider tips and advice brought to you by current serving Police Officers.

Give yourself every chance of success with this definitive guide that covers every part of the Police Selection process.

 

How To Become A Police
Officer Manual

£9.99

 

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Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty Second Edition (paperback)   This is a new, second edition of the very successful Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty, the invaluable introduction to the police service for new recruits or those considering a policing career.

£9.99

 Blackstone's Student Police Officer Handbook (paperback)   The book ensures that the student police officer can effectively demonstrate that they are meeting the 22 National Occupational Standards which must be attained for initial policing.

£29.95

 The Police Selection Process - DVD   If you are applying to the police service as a Police Constable, Police Community Support Officer or a Special Constable this DVD is invaluable because it deals with all aspects of the police selection process.

£12.40

The Police Selection Process, Hutchison - BOOK   This book  covers the application form, assessment centre, core competencies, competency based interview, written exercises, numerical test, verbal logical reasoning test, information on entry criteria and frequently asked questions.

£9.99

The Police Selection Process, Hutchison - BOOK WITH DVD   The book is accompanied by a DVD that demonstrates what to expect when you undergo the Interactive Scenarios and Competency Based Interview.

£19.98

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Police/Law General Books Section

 

Police Promotion Books Section

 

Police Initial Recruitment Test

 A home-study course for the Police Initial Recruitment Test covering all the key skills, complete with mock test, contained within a single book.

This easy to follow course brings positive results with only 10 hours of study. Trains you to answer quickly with a technique that gives you an advantage over other candidates.

 


Police Initial Recruitment Test

£12.99

  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Publisher: ELC Publications

Police Training Manual

 The book deals with all essential aspects of the criminal law, road traffic legislation, general police duties, crime and evidence, and procedures. Now in its tenth edition, the book has been fully updated to reflect changes that have taken place in probationer training over the last 4 years. The contents of the book have been arranged to follow the various stages of the probationer constable training syllabus. Special attention is paid to the context in which the law is applied rather than quoting it verbatim.

 


Police Training Manual

£22.44

  • Paperback: 796 pages
  • Publisher: Contemporary Books

Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty

 This new book provides a highly readable, practical overview of the structure, concepts and workings of the police force in England & Wales. It offers a comprehensive foundation to the basic concepts that new recruits will encounter during their initial training periods and in the workplace, as well as highlighting some key issues and theories that will be built upon in later training. It will be a significant tool in helping them prepare for forthcoming training - allowing each
recruit to start assuming some responsibility for his/her own professional development from an early stage

 


Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty

£9.99

  • Paperback: 178 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Blackstone's Police Sergeants' Mock Examination Paper

This revised and updated mock examination book, ensures that Sergeant's Part 1 candidates are fully prepared for their multiple-choice examination. The book is designed to be in the actual exam format and so candidates can practice taking the whole exam in 3 hours. The book is A4 like the exam and is split into two handy sections, one containing the 150 question mock exam and answer sheet and the second containing the answers and detailed marking matrix with explanations and
references.
 

Blackstone's Police Sergeants' Mock Exam

£14.24

  • Paperback: 110 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

P1 Promotion Crammer for Sergeants and Inspectors

Includes over 1,500 questions and answers for police officers taking the Part 1 promotion examination. This guide includes information relating to changes in examination procedure and the law.

 

P1 Promotion Crammer for Sergeants and Inspectors

£25.00

  • Paperback: 372 pages
  • Publisher: Jane's Information Group

Crime

Blackstone's Police Manuals are the leading police reference texts in the UK. In addition to being the only official study guides for the police promotion examinations in England and Wales, and a recognised text for police probationers, the Manuals have quickly established themselves as the definitive reference source for all who are involved in police law and procedure. Endorsed by the CENTREX for OSPRE® Part 1 Promotion Examinations, the Manuals have been written in consultation with police forces across England and Wales.
  • Volume 1: Crime, covers all aspects of criminal law and procedure from a police officer's perspective.
  • Volume 2: Evidence & Procedure 2006
  • Volume 3: Road Policing 2006
  • Volume 4: General Police Duties 2006
 

Crime

£13.78

  • Paperback: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Action Stations: A Guide to Part II of the Promotion Examination

The new edition of Action Stations answers all the questions that a UK officer may have about art II of the sergeants and inspectors promotion examination. It covers the key areas and skills of the examination including reparation, competencies, role actors and assessors and scenarios.
 

Action Stations

£15.00

  • Paperback: 132 pages
  • Publisher: Jane's Information Group

General Police Duties: v. 4 (Blackstone's Police Manuals)

Blackstone's Police Manuals are the leading police reference texts in the UK. In addition to being the only official study guides for the police promotion examinations in England and Wales, and a recognised text for police probationers, the Manuals have quickly established themselves as the definitive reference source for all who are involved in police law and procedure. Endorsed by the CENTREX for OSPRE® Part 1 Promotion Examinations, the Manuals have been written in consultation with police forces across England and Wales.  


General Police Duties

£13.78

  • Paperback: 648 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Traffic Officer's Companion

The Traffic Officer's Companion is a quick reference guide for police officers dealing with traffic regulations and offences. A broad range of subjects are covered, including: speed limits, motorways, drink/driving and reporting an accident. This user-friendly publication also includes legislation for officers in Scotland.  


Traffic Officer's Companion

£23.75

  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jane's Information Group

Points to Prove

This book is a must for anybody in the legal profession. A comprehensive book detailing all traffic and criminal offences. It details all points to prove on each particular offence, and a guide to investigating it. A very helpful and informative book.  


Points to Prove

£8.58

  • Paperback: 244 pages
  • Publisher: New Police Bookshop

Taking Statements

An ideal guide for the probationer/student constable building significantly on early statement training inputs. A clear and invaluable MG sries guide is included at the back of the book and some MG5 (Short descriptive note) examples. There are 72+ pages of statements examples which are useful as a guide for your own and there are some very useful hints and tips.  


Taking Statements

£13.00

  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Publisher: New Police Bookshop

Fit for Duty

 Aimed at police officers and other emergency services personnel who face physically challenging and stressful situations on a daily basis. Addresses the physical demands of police work and shows readers how to develop a comprehensive programme to improve overall health and fitness.  Readers will learn how to improve cardiovascular endurance, anaerobic power, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility. Provides information on diet and nutrition, weight management, stress management, giving up smoking and prevention of substance abuse. Describes how to design a fitness programme, set realistic goals and evaluate progress.  

Fit for Duty

£13.99

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Europe Ltd

How to Pass the New Police Selection System

If you are applying to join a police force in England or Wales, this fully revised new edition will help you to achieve your goal. A new national system for selecting police officers has been introduced and this essential guide provides expert guidance on all aspects of the process including:
  • Entry requirements and competencies
  • Completion of the Police application form
  • The assessment centre
  • How to prepare for the psychometric tests
  • Sample numerical reasoning tests
  • Sample verbal logical reasoning tests
  • Role-play exercises
  • The assessment centre interview
  • The job related fitness test

How to Pass the New Police Selection System offers information, practical advice and lots of practice material. It is the most comprehensive guide to the new police recruitment procedures available.


How to Pass the New Police Selection

£7.25

  • Paperback: 159 pages
  • Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd

Police Information Books Section contains a large variety of books that covers the different aspects of policing and Criminal Law.

Whether you are serving or retired police officer, community support officer, special constable, police & criminal justice, support worker, someone who works in the security industry, or an individual interested in reading information concerning policing, security and the police sector, Police Recruitment aims to bring you the best and most up-to-date resources available relating to policing and the criminal justice system.

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