Description

Accessible and portable, this Handbook provides all counter-terrorism practitioners with an authoritative, operational guide to anti-terrorism legislation. It also contains important contextual chapters on the counter-terrorism operational framework, the national structures and strategies, and the role and functions of key agencies. The third edition includes coverage of the Government's CONTEST Strategy, Cyber Security Strategy, National Security Strategy and the national response to terrorist emergencies. It also presents new case studies on counter-terrorism investigations, guidance on the Government Protective Marking Scheme, and practical scenarios and checklists to illustrate the operational application of anti-terror laws. The legislative section, brought fully up to date by the highly regarded Police National Legal Database (PNLD), focuses upon terrorist offences, police powers and procedures. These provisions are accompanied by explanatory notes, related case law, and points to prove, ensuring clear and quick translation of complex powers for the practitioner. Providing with an operational guide to terrorism and the law, this book is an ideal reference and resource for operational police officers and counter-terrorism practitioners.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 680 pages
  • 100 x 178 x 26mm | 439.99g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0199658099
  • 9780199658091
  • 954,392

About Senior Research Fellow and Associate Lecturer Andrew Staniforth

Andrew Staniforth is an experienced counter-terrorism investigator who is responsible for designing and delivering training to counter-terrorism officers at one of the four specialist Counter Terrorism Units in the UK. He has been commended for his work on counter-terrorism training by West Yorkshire Police and has also been involved in developing national exercises to examine the preparedness of both covert and overt police counter terrorism assets. The Police National Legal Database (PNLD) is a comprehensive legal database covering all legal information that police officers are required to know. It is housed within West Yorkshire Police Training School at Bishopsgarth in Wakefield and is the official online legal database used by the 43 police forces in England & Wales. Professor Clive Walker is a specialist in terrorism, the law and police powers and is widely published on the subject. Commander Stuart Osborne oversees the newly established Police National CT Network and is responsible for leading the operational and professional development of the CT network.

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Review quote

Review from previous edition The publication is an important one for the police service and others. Dr Colin Rogers, Principal Lecturer, Police Sciences, University of Glamorgan

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Table of contents

PART 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO TERRORISM ; PART 2: LEGISLATIVE & PROCEDURAL CONTENT ; APPENDICES

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