In Print (Issue No4)

Books + PublicationsWhat’s up in print?

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The 4WardEverUK Volunteer Team scans the web and other sources for publications that our readers are likely to find of interest. If you spot something, let us know via enquiries@4wardever.org.uk

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The Black Panther Party [reconsidered]
Oakland, California, 1966-one of the nation’s most controversial political organizations, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is founded. During its meteoric rise, and almost as rapid decline, the Black Panther Party became the subject of countless news articles, books, commentaries, and several motion pictures. Read More >

Police Custody as a “Place of Safety” IPCC Report
A significant number of people with a mental disorder come into contact with the police each year. This can include offenders, victims of crime and those who simply require help or medical care.

A key way in which such people have contact with the police is when they are in a public place and are in need of “immediate care or control”. In such circumstances a person can be taken into police custody under section 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983. Under this power police custody is viewed as a place of safety’, where a person can be held without harm until they are assessed by an approved doctor and an approved social worker (ASW). Read More >

John Temple Books
John Temple’s books take you behind the scenes of some of the most intriguing and difficult jobs in America. Temple’s first book, Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner’s Office, published in 2005, chronicled the exploits of a diverse team of death investigators at a coroner’s office in Pittsburgh. Read More >

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