When working with Police Courses, study packs can be an invaluable way of gaining knowledge and understanding to help your career get off to a great start.
Whether your in the process of joining the police and you want to familiarise yourself with the terminology and relevant acts or you are already an officer looking to further your knowledge to gain a promotion, we can supply the most relevant training packs, manuals and mock exams available.
As with any career progression or promotion you will need to learn new skills and familiarise yourself with specific acts which apply to the job that you are applying for. With a wide variety of Police Courses study packs available and different disciplines being explored, learning new skills can take place at any stage of you career.
Throughout a career with the police, which can last up to 30 years, you will be offered opportunity’s for progression and training courses to help further your career. You will be sent on courses by your constabulary superiors due to skill shortages in certain areas of your force. You may wish to undertake your own personal study program at home. Many officers do like to keep themselves busy by studying for degrees and promotion in their own time.
Police officers must first complete two years as a probationary constable. Upon completion of this probation officers are allowed to apply for promotion and specialist departments. Specialized training will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to do well in your new role.
Some of the specialist areas which will be available to you are:
Crime and Incident Management Unit
Field Intelligence Officer
Drugs Intelligence Officer
Crime Reduction Officer
Potential Dangerous Offenders Officer
Registered Sex Offender Officers
Schools Liaison (co-ordinated by HQ Community Safety)
Child Protection Unit PCs and Sergeants
Youth Offending Team
Computer Crime Unit (under Specialist Investigations)
Financial Investigations (under Economic Crime Group)
Posts within Scientific Services
Scenes of Crime
Air Support Unit
Although progression is common place, almost expected, within the police force it can still be competitive. Many officers find the Blackstone's Manuals an invaluable source for preparing for exams. Blackstone's also offer Mock Examinations to prepare you for the day as well as Q&A Manuals for quick reference. So give you self a head start with all the best revision material you could ever need.
Some of the subjects covered by Blackstone's reference books include: