Blackstone s Counter Terrorism Handbook

Author: Andrew Staniforth
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199658091
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A practical guide to UK anti-terrorism legislation for all police officers, including the Terrorism Act 2000 and the CONTEST 3 strategy, as well as a useful summary of all Proscribed Organisations and informative chapters on counter-terrorism structures.

Blackstone s Counter Terrorism Handbook

Author: Andrew Staniforth
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199597109
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A practical guide to UK anti-terrorism legislation for all police officers. Includes a useful summary of all Proscribed Organisations and informative chapters on counter-terrorism structures and the CONTEST 2 strategy.

Blackstone s Counter terrorism Handbook

Author: Andrew Staniforth
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199559800
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Policing counter-terrorism forms a central strand of the 2009-2012 National Policing Plan, under which all police officers are expected to have a basic understanding of policing counter-terrorism and anti-terrorism legislation. The timely publication of this invaluable and user-friendly bookprovides non-specialist patrol officers with a practical guide to both the national and police counter-terrorism structures and strategies and the relevant provisions of anti-terrorism legislation, drawn from the Police National Legal Database. Designed in the same portable, weather-proof style asthe successful Blackstone's Operational Handbook, this book is an ideal practical resource - a quick and easy reference tool when on the beat.The book is divided into two parts, offering readers both a helpful and informative history and context to policing counter-terrorism as well as all the relevant legislation, drawn from and linked to the government-sponsored Police National Legal Database. Part 1 of the Handbook provides readerswith an operational framework and context to counter-terrorism. It summarises the different types of terrorist organisations, featuring a comprehensive list of Proscribed Organisations with a page devoted to the key facts for each. The first part also outlines the police counter-terrorism structure,the Government's CONTEST strategy, and the roles and functions of key organisations (from M15 to HM Revenue and Excise). All this information is supplemented with case studies, practical scenarios and checklists, to illustrate the practical application of the legislation. Part 2 is devoted tocounter-terrorism legislation itself, focussing primarily on police powers and procedures. These provisions are accompanied by explanatory notes, related case law and points to prove, ensuring that the information is easily comprehensible and digestible.An essential resource for all patrol officers and PCSOs, this book is the first of it's kind to be aimed specifically at the police and their counter-terrorism training needs.

Blackstone s Handbook of Ports Border Security

Author: Andrew Staniforth
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199662074
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Practical and portable, this Handbook brings together all relevant legislation, powers, and procedures for those concerned with security and crime prevention at all UK ports and borders. It offers clear and detailed explanations of strategy and operational guidance, as well as the legislation itself, compiled by the PNLD.

Blackstone s Handbook of Cyber Crime Investigation

Author: Andrew Staniforth
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198723905
Format: PDF, ePub
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This authoritative Handbook provides a clear and detailed introduction to cyber crime, offering you an effective operational guide to the complexities and challenges of investigating cyber-related crimes. Written by a team of cyber crime experts, this unique book provides all police practitioners and partners with an operational reference and resource addressing all manner of cyber crime threats, including online anti-social behavior, hate crime, organized cyber crime, fraud, online child exploitation, and cyber terrorism and the terrorist use of the Internet. Presented in three main parts, Part 1 offers an overview of the different types of cyber crime along with explanations of the national structures and strategies in place to combat them, as well as case studies and scenarios. Part 2 offers practical guidance on the different categories of cyber crime and features contributions from organizations such as the National Crime Agency, and Part 3 covers the key legislation, police powers and points to prove relevant to each key category of offending and is written by the Police National Legal Database. All sections in Part 3 are accompanied by explanatory notes and related case law, ensuring quick and clear translation of cyber crime powers and provisions. Concise and accessible, this book is an ideal reference and resource for all operational police officers, the extended police family and partners working to keep communities safe from the online phenomenon of cyber crime.

Routledge Companion to UK Counter Terrorism

Author: Andrew Staniforth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415685850
Format: PDF
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The United Kingdom has long been an island under siege from terrorists who believe they can advance their aims through acts of violence. Protecting the public from the excesses of extremism remains the primary responsibility of government. For over a century Special Branch, MI5 and MI6 have prevented terrorist atrocities and have pursued those who wish to destroy the United Kingdom’s free and democratic way of life. Yet, despite developing one of the world’s most sophisticated security architectures, successful terrorist attacks have occurred with alarming regularity. For the very first time, this new volume explores the evolution of counter-terrorism practice in the United Kingdom, brought to life with dramatic case studies and personal insider accounts provided by leading policy makers, prosecutors and counter-terrorism practitioners who openly reveal the challenges and operational reality of countering contemporary terrorist threats. From the troubles in Northern Ireland to the al Qa’ida inspired genre of international terrorism, this volume plots the trajectory of counter-terrorism policy and practice exploring the events that have served to change the course of civil protection. This unique title is enriched by leading academic perspectives providing analysis of counter-terrorism responses and identifies lessons to be learned from the past, the present, as well as exploring the terrorist threats of the future to be tackled by the next generation of counter-terrorism practitioners. This accessible and authoritative volume is required reading for all in authority and academia who are concerned with national security, counter-terrorism and the law, as well as those with a vested interest in the preservation of human rights, the protection of civil liberties and democracy itself.

Blackstone s Police Operational Handbook 2013 Law

Author: Police National Legal Database (PNLD)
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019164997X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook 2013 is designed specifically to meet the reference needs of officers while out on patrol. Written in a concise and accessible style, it covers a wide range of common offences and clearly explains and interprets the relevant legislation. Using clear and consistent presentation throughout, each chapter offers you a definition of the offence, the points to prove, and a clear system of icons covering police powers and mode of trial. At a glance, you can access everything you need to make a quick, informed decision in a host of everyday policing situations. The seventh edition of this highly regarded and successful Handbook is fully updated to include all recent legislative developments and further changes to the law, including: Police Reform & Social Responsibility Act 2011, the Education Act 2011, the Crime and Security Act 2010, and the Policing and Crime Act 2009. The book also includes information on domestic violence and anti-social behaviour orders, plus further updated guidance in other areas of law from the Home Office/Ministry of Justice Circulars. Whatever your role - police patrol officer, supervisor, student police officer, PCSO or Special Constable - this is an invaluable tool for operational personnel.

Routledge Handbook of Law and Terrorism

Author: Genevieve Lennon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113445516X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In the years since 9/11, counter-terrorism law and policy has proliferated across the world. This handbook comprehensively surveys how the law has been deployed in all aspects of counter-terrorism. It provides an authoritative and critical analysis of counter-terrorism laws in domestic jurisdictions, taking a comparative approach to a range of jurisdictions, especially the UK, the US, Australia, Canada, and Europe. The contributions to the book are written by experts in the field of terrorism law and policy, allowing for discussion of a wide range of regulatory responses and strategies of governance. The book is divided into four parts, reflective of established counter-terrorism strategic approaches, and covers key themes such as: Policing and special powers, including surveillance Criminal offences and court processes Prevention of radicalisation and manifestations of extremism Protective/preparative security The penology of terrorism In addressing counter-terrorism laws across a broad range of topics and jurisdictions, the handbook will be of great interest and use to researchers, students and practitioners in criminal law, counter-terrorism, and security studies.

Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism

Author: Andrew Staniforth
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198705796
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Providing you with an accessible and authoritative guide to neighbourhood policing and the counter-terrorism measures available to police officers, Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism presents the tools and operational know-how needed to tackle the range of threats to both national security and community cohesion. This book places counter-terrorism policing within the setting of everyday operations, allowing you to assess how provisions under CONTEST 3 and Prevent can be incorporated into day-to-day neighbourhood policing tasks and patrols. With case studies offering a range of common scenarios, clear explanations of national policy, and detailed coverage of anti-terror powers and procedures, Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism will support you and your colleagues through the complexities and challenges of delivering successful community policing. Definitions of the concepts and classifications of terrorism, as well as summaries of extremist motivations supply background and context to the current status of UK national security, while detailed translations of the law and official guidance surrounding counter-terrorism provides both the practical and theoretical underpinning required for clear interpretation and application of such powers.

Blackstone s Police Operational Handbook Practice and Procedure

Author: Clive Harfield
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191580309
Format: PDF, ePub
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This practical handbook follows the successful flexicover format of Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook and is designed to complement that publication by offering guidance on good practice in core policing areas. Aimed at junior patrol officers, student officers and trainee detectives, it draws together practical advice across a wide range of police duties, along with extracts and explanations of official policy and guidance from ACPO, the National Policing Improvement Agency and the National Centre for Policing Excellence. The Handbook provides guidance on a structured approach to police work based on established national principles and practices and is divided into four parts: Evidence Management, which offers advice on the capture and handling of evidence with chapters on crime scene management, disclosure, witness and victim management and court procedure; Knowledge-based Policing, which outlines the National Intelligence Model, the Police Code of Conduct, ACPO values, human rights, planning and risk management and dealing with the media; Neighbourhood Policing, which covers the principles and team structures, partnerships, problem-solving techniques and crime prevention; and Protective Services Policing which looks at the role of the first responder in major incident response, major crime, and civil contingencies. Commentary is accompanied with features such as boxed examples, checklists, diagrams, practical tips and flow-charts, to aid reader's grasp of the issues.