Monthly Archives: November 2015

@wecops – what is it and why is so needed?

I have recently been lucky enough to become involved in @wecops an engagement forum for officers. This is my take on what it is and why it is so vital! “Employee engagement is a workplace approach designed to ensure that employees … Continue reading

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Degree gate and communications… article from Policing Insight

This piece was published in ‘Policing Insight’ earlier this week. Degree debate and communications. Emma Well degree-gate has certainly caused a storm. Following the announcement at the College of Policing’s annual conference that the requirement for all new police recruits to … Continue reading

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An excellent blog by @nathanconstable on ….Police Reform

This article was first published in ‘Policing Insight’ a few weeks ago… with thanks to them and @NathanConstable for allowing us to republish here in an open forum. Many thanks Emma You know the words – you’ve heard them often … Continue reading

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A BSc in-service Policing student discusses what it is like to be a Special…

Easter will bring the fourth anniversary of when I walked through the hallowed gates of Hendon Police Training College to begin training as a Special Constable for the Metropolitan Police Service. Many shifts and some unbelievable experiences later this blog is a welcome opportunity to reflect on what has been a whirlwind of a journey so far and perhaps provide some insight to those who are considering embarking on voluntary warranted service. Holding the Office of Constable is a privilege that I struggle to equate to anything else in life. It can be incredibly nerve wracking, but also exciting and rewarding in a multitude of different ways. Continue reading

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