Comprehensive and reliable, Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2022 is the ideal companion for the multitude of avenues into policing now open to future police officers, from pre-join degree courses and degree apprenticeships to progression from serving as a Special or working as a PCSO. Divided into six parts, representing key stages in your progression from pre-join programmes, to initial training and then confirmation, the Handbook leads you through each topic, covering theory, discussion, and practice while helping you to develop your skills of analysis, problem solving, and forms of reasoning. Coupled with a clear structure and accessible style, the book will provide you with the knowledge and understanding necessary to undertake independent patrol in aprofessional and competent manner. Key topics covered include stop, search, and entry; alcohol and drug offences; sexual offences; interviewing; and intelligence, as well as cybercrime. Those aspects of police training which are common to all new entrants are clearly identified. There are specific chapters onqualification structures and training and assessment, making the Handbook the ideal resource whether you are entering policing through a pre-join scheme or through an alternative qualification route.