About the Author
Paul Connor LLB is a Police Training Consultant and is a member of the ICIDP Curriculum Review Group. He has previously been involved in training activities with the ICIDP and NIE. Paul is also the consultant editor for the Blackstone's Police Manuals and author of Blackstone's Police Investigators' Workbook, Blackstone's Police Investigators' Q&As and Blackstone's Sergeants' Mock Examination Paper. Fraser Sampson LLB, LLM, MBA is the Chief Executive of the West Yorkshire Police Authority. Formerly Head of the National Police Training Examinations and Assessment Unit and of the Police Law Unit at national law firm Walker Morris, he is also an Associate Tutor at the University of Glamorgan. He has written and spoken widely in the news media on current Police Law issues and is a leading authority in this area. Glenn Hutton BA, MPhil, FCIPD is a Director of Psychometric Technology Limited which designs and publishes psychological tests and provides selection and assessment services. Formerly a Superintendent in North Yorkshire Police, he also worked as Head of NPT Examinations and Assessment, Head of Training in North Yorkshire and as both Course Director and Director of Studies at the Police Staff College, Bramshill. Gavin McKinnon LLB, LLM, MSc, MCIPR is Chief Superintendent and Director of Corporate and Public Affairs at the National Policing Improvement Agency with responsibility for marketing and communications, legal services, corporate governance, policy, and equality and diversity. He was formerly an officer in the RUC/PSNI, and Deputy Director of the Home Office Police Reform Unit. Simon Cooper MA, LLB is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Salford where he teaches Criminal Law and Evidence. Previously, he was a serving police officer with the Greater Manchester Police from 1976 to 1983, the majority of this time being spent on road traffic duties. He has published widely in numerous legal journals and is the co-author of Elliot & Wood's Cases and Material on Criminal Law. With Michael Orme, he has written Road Traffic Law, part of the Blackstone's Practical Policing Series. Michael Orme BA retired from Greater Manchester Police in November 2004 having completed 30 years police service. He specialised in Road Traffic Policing in his career, having spent over 25 years on Road Policing Units both on inner city and territoral divisions. David Johnston LLB, LLM is a barrister and Superintendent in the Metropolitan Police Service. Formerly a member of the NPT Examinations and Assessment team, he is an OSPRE Assessor and previously worked as a legal researcher for the Home Office in Harrogate.