Monthly Archives: June 2015

From PCs to Chief Inspectors… 7 officers’ reflections on a year with CCCU ‘in service’ programme Policing

We wanted to share with you some snippets of our first years’ reflections after a year with us on the Policing BSc in service programme at Canterbury Christ Church University. Some of these statements concern their own development and change … Continue reading

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Research, rape and attrition issues….

This blog was also published in Policing Insight on June 25th 2015 Emma Williams and Jennifer Norman In 2005 the MPS’ Strategic Research and Analysis Unit began an eight year internal research programme into rape and attrition. The aim was … Continue reading

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Direct entry – an honest and reflective perspective from Paul Clements at City Police

We at CCCU are very lucky to publish this first blog by an officer on the direct entry Superintendent scheme. This blog is honest, insightful, reflective and indicates that officers with a short time in the ‘job’ who enter at … Continue reading

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A positive move towards participatory management from Lancashire’s DCC Andrew Rhodes

Transformational change: Rhetoric or Reality I’m not going to start the blog off by going over old ground to describe our current situation using phrases such as ‘unprecedented’ or ‘seismic ‘. Combine austerity measures across the sector with evidence suggesting … Continue reading

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Gathering evidence from the USERS – A new blog from an MSc student at CCCU…

Training Day… “Police need more training in {insert issue here}” It’s a common enough quote. Whether it is in the media, in government reports or even internal evaluations within the service, it seems the police constantly need more training. I … Continue reading

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