The Blackstone's Police Investigators' Manual 2010 is the only official study text (used alongside the Investigators' Workbook 2010) for the National Investigators' Exam (NIE), which is taken as part of Phase 1 of the Initial Crime Investigators' Development Programme. Based on the bestselling Blackstone's Police Manuals, it provides all the legal information which is relevant to the role of a trainee investigator, namely in the areas of Evidence, Property Offences, Assaults, Drugs, Firearms & Defences, Sexual Offences, and Offences Against Children. It also covers the relevant PACE Codes of Practice and chapters on RIPA 2000 and Entry Search and Seizure Powers. Now in its twelfth edition, this Manual is fully updated for 2010 with new case law and legislation, including the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, the Serious Crime Act 2007, the Criminal Evidence (Witness Anonymity) Act 2008, the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008, . as well as updates to the PACE Codes of Practice.