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jonnybravo

PNB sized book of acronyms

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jonnybravo

Hi all first time post here just started as a Special Constable. Was just wondering if anyone knows of a pocket notebook sized book that has some acronyms in it such as GOWISELY and PACE sections for reference. Had a search for something but google results aren't showing what I'm after! Any help would be much appreciated. 

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Billy Blue Tac

Welcome to the Job.

Apart from forking out for things like Police Pass, Blackstone's or Jane's books - which can be pricey and are often out of date by the time they hit the shops - there's nothing that immediately springs to mind apart from the PNLD PtP booklet:

https://www.pnld.co.uk/marketing-events-launches/new-definitions-and-points-to-prove-booklet/

Most officers I know tend to make their own based on what they get from training and experience.

Everytime I've been trained in new legislation, dealt with a novel offence or used an uncommon power I've used https://www.pnld.co.uk and http://www.legislation.gov.uk to do some research in my own time to get my head around it. If necessary, I print off a small idiot's guide to keep with my PNB until it becomes second nature then it gets binned.

Have a trawl through this and the linked forums as I know there are some really handy tips to be found.

(Maybe there's a gap in the market and some money to be earned - I call dibs)

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jonnybravo

Thank you for the reply I'll check out the information you provided! 

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