Blackstone’s Custody Officers’ Manual is the market-leading text for custody officers, containing everything you need to know to within a step by step guide to all stages of the custody procedure
Essential reading for both future and established custody officers, as well as inspectors, superintendents, training providers and others involved in the criminal justice system
Highlights common problem areas and offers practical guidance, with real life examples, flowcharts, and summary sections
New to this edition
Fourth edition contains revised material on charging suspects, safer detention, and IPCC statistics and deaths in custody
Fully updated to cover all recent legislation, including the Counter Terrorism Act 2008 and the 2010 updates to the PACE Codes of Practice
The fourth edition of Blackstone’s Custody Officer’s Manual is an essential reference and training resource for all custody officers and trainers. All relevant legislation is presented in a clear and concise manner, together with analysis and explanation of the areas of the Codes of Practice that are most commonly misunderstood, to offer a comprehensive treatment of all elements of the custody officer’s role.