Welcome to the Critical Publishing policing list!
Our range of critical yet accessible titles include both study skills texts and practical guides for policing professionals. It's a growing list so please do check back to find out about new and forthcoming titles.
An essential text for all those undertaking a policing degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for academic writing and referencing.
The Service Speaks
A critical handbook covering the full range of behavioural skills essential for effective policing practice and professional development in the twenty-first century.
For those undertaking a policing degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of policing.
A practical guide to criminal investigation, from inception to conclusion, that matches the requirements of the new pre-join policing qualifications and the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses.
Guides the policing student through all areas of criminology and crime prevention required for their course as part of the policing curriculum and includes detailed case studies and practical applications.
An essential text for all those undertaking a policing degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.
A collection of realistic policing scenarios exploring how officers and policing students might work with operational dilemmas, consider conflicting demands, assess options and make professional decisions.
An essential guide for student police officers to support them throughout their PCDA programme and enable them to pass the EPA first time.
Intelligence-led Policing is essential reading for all pre-join policing qualifications and is matched to the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses.
The Service Speaks
A handbook of policing leadership behavioural skills to inform and improve police knowledge, understanding and effective practice.
A critical introduction to key concepts underpinning problem-solving models and theories seen in everyday policing, encouraging critical thinking and ethical decision making for students and officers of the future.
Provides essential reading in the field of major and serious crime investigation, providing those new to investigation a strong foundation from which to build and those with experience the opportunity to develop their knowledge in the field.