Police Books - Joining the Police

Police Information is the online resource for information on Joining the Police.

In this section, you will find lots of books and several DVD's on becoming a member of the Police.

These books and DVD's cover all angles from application and testing to preparing for service.

Book Title Book Review Price Image
Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty Second Edition  

This is a new, second edition of the very successful Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty, the invaluable introduction to the police service for new recruits or those considering a policing career.

 £9.99

Blackstone's Student Police Officer Handbook

This is a key text for all student police officers undergoing their initial training.

Covers the main topics on the IPLDP curriculum, helping students to learn and consolidate the key material.

£28.99

The Police Selection Process - DVD

This DVD demonstrates what to expect when you undergo the Interactive Scenarios and Competency Based Interviews and compliments the ‘Police Selection Process’ book.

 
 £12.40
The Police Selection Process, Hutchison - Book   The Police Selection Process is invaluable if you are applying to the police service as a Police Constable, Police Community Support Officer or a Special Constable  as it deals with all aspects of the police selection process.
 £9.99
The Police Selection Process, Hutchison - Book with DVD This set covers the application form, assessment centre, core competencies, competency based interview, interactive scenarios, written exercises, numerical test, verbal logical reasoning test, information on entry criteria and frequently asked questions.
 £19.98

How To Become A Police Officer

An absolute must for anyone who is serious about joining the force the 'How to become a UK Police Officer' information guide is crammed full of insider tips and advice brought to you by current serving Police Officers.

Give yourself every chance of success with this definitive guide that covers every part of the Police Selection process.

This unique guide is regularly updated and you will find it an exceptional tool for helping you pass the Police selection process.

£ 9.99

 

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How to Pass the Police Initial Recruitment Test

Written by Harry Tolley, Ken Thomas, and Catherine Tolley. This text describes the written test that forms part of the selection process for the police forces of England and Wales, also providing ample practice material on verbal usage, checking, number problems, and verbal logical reasoning. It also suggests how to practice observation skills, which are tested on video during selection procedures. The material is based on actual tests prepared for police forces by the authors.

 

£ 7.99

 

How to pass the Police initial recruitment test.

Police Initial Recruitment Test - Mock Test

Written by Christopher John Tyreman, Michael Haslam (Illustrator).

 

£ 12.99

 

 

How To Pass the New Police Selection System

 

Written by Harry Tolley, Catherine Tolley and Billy Hodge. 

If you are applying to join a police force in England or Wales, this fully revised new edition will help you to achieve your goal. A new national system for selecting police officers has been introduced and this essential guide provides expert guidance on all aspects of the process.

 

£ 7.69

 

 

How to Pass the New Police Selection System

How to Succeed at Psychometric Testing: Practice Tests for National Police Selection Process

 

Written by Bernice Walmsley.

Are you applying to or considering joining a police force in England and Wales? If so, you will have to sit the national police selection process. This book will help you to build the confidence and gain the skills needed to perform to the best of your ability under test conditions.

£ 7.19

 

 

How to Succeed at Psychometric Testing: Practice Tests for National Police Selection Process.

How to Pass Verbal Reasoning Tests

Written by Harry Tolley and Ken Thomas. A guide to passing verbal reasoning tests. It explains how these tests are set and marked, the types of questions asked and how to improve linguistic skills as an aid to career progression. This second edition features new practice material and answers.

 

£ 6.39

 

How to pass Verbal Reasoning Tests.

How to Pass Numeracy Tests

Written by Harry Tolley and Ken Thomas. A guide to passing numeracy tests. It offers help on preparing for selection tests, and information and practical advice on the three most common types of numeracy tests. This second edition features new practice material and answers.

 

£ 6.39

 

 

How to pass Numeracy Tests.

How to Master Psychometric Tests

Written by Mark Parkinson PhD. Psychometric tests and questionnaires are now widely used to select candidates for jobs. Tests also play an important role in staff development and careers guidance as they provide objective and detailed information on abilities, personality, values and interests. If you want to improve your chances of getting the job you want by understanding how tests work and what you can do to improve your performance, this book should be helpful.

 

£ 7.19

 

 

How to Master Psychometric Tests.

Careers in the Police Service

Written by Kim Clabby. If you are applying to join a police force in England or Wales, this fully revised new edition will help you to achieve your goal. A new national system for selecting police officers has been introduced and this essential guide provides expert guidance on all aspects of the process.

 

£ 6.39

 

Careers in the Police Service

Questions and Answers: Careers in the Police

This series answers the most frequently asked questions on a wide variety of careers. This book focuses on the police and gives full information on qualifications, training, pay and career prospects.

 

£ 4.99

 

Questions and Answers: Careers in the Police

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