Monthly Archives: April 2017

Where academia meets practice – Reflections by a 2nd year BSc student -Policing and Mental health

This reflective piece by a second year student caught my eye! It is honest, reflective and highlights much learning….. Introduction In 2010 I volunteered to become the Mental Health Liaison Officer responsible for being the point of contact between the … Continue reading

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Guest blog from a student – essentially police officers are human ….

A handy guide to the life of a police officer So I woke up today to the ‘news’ reported (in the loosest terms) in the Sun newspaper that eight police officers were seen eating breakfast in Plymouth. In a day … Continue reading

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It’s all about the people ‘innit. With thanks to @West Coast Response for letting me piggy back his idea!!

A great blog by @westcoastresponse drove this piece! Thankyou! Anecdotal and hard evidence from research by the Police Federation / The Police Dependants Trust and the academic community, such as Dr Ian Hesketh, tells us that many police officers are … Continue reading

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