Investigations, Powers & Legislation

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the policing landscape in the UK and how responsibilities are shared between local, regional and national law enforcement bodies
  • Understand the process for conducting professional and competent investigations following best practice frameworks/methods
  • Explain the powers available to the organisation to investigate crime
  • Explain the broader relevant legislation that determines how government agencies go about their work, including the Human Rights Act, the Public Disclosure Act