Police Station Skills Kit: Accreditation Manual

Police Station Skills Kit: Accreditation Manual : Accreditation Manual and Practical Reference

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By (author) Eric Shepherd

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The third edition of Police Station Skills for Legal Advisers is an essential two-part reference for those engaging in active defence in the police station. It provides a wealth of information for all legal advisers, whether seeking accreditation or already accredited. Written in a clear, practical fashion, this popular kit covers all you need to successfully defend a client. This new edition takes account of the many fundamental changes that have occurred since the second edition - in the law, police investigation and the detention and questioning of individuals in police stations. The kit consists of the Accreditation Manual and the Practical Reference, both of which are available separately. The Accreditation Manual explains in detail the defender role and how the police investigate. It introduces new and established practitioner tools and presents each stage of skilled, active defence from the initial request to attend the police station. The Practical Reference spells out objectives for each stage of defending and provides checklists to help achieve each one, together with examples of the questions that will need to be asked.

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  • Paperback | 976 pages
  • 172 x 246 x 54mm | 1,740g
  • 10 Jun 2004
  • The Law Society
  • London
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1853287571
  • 9781853287572
  • 1,999,817

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Eric Shepherd is a chartered forensic psychologist and chartered counselling psychologist who specialises in developing individuals' skills in investigating, interviewing, and analysing evidence. He has worked in the criminal justice system for some 25 years, instructed by the defence and the prosecution, as well as the Serious Fraud Office, Criminal Cases Review Commission, the Police Complaints Authority, and a number of official inquiries. Throughout this entire period he has been a consultant and trainer to the police service. He is co-author of Active Defence, 2nd edition (Law Society, 2000), and Analysing Witness Testimony (1999).

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'The focus on the client's needs and the guidance to meet them are welcome. Eric Shepherd's enthusiasm for this area of immensely challenging criminal practice is infectious and I commend this work.' Criminal Practitioner Newsletter

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