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BLOG 2: Readiness and Implementation: A Risky Business

What a week it has been for the PEQF and for policing more generally. Firstly, we had news of the new PM’s pledge to recruit 20,000 police officers – or replace the officers lost perhaps. This news has received mixed … Continue reading

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Winning Hearts and Minds: The implications of the lack of local and central comms on the implementation of the PEQF

This blog was written by Emma Williams and Jack Chapman (research assistant). Winning Hearts and Minds: The implications of a lack of local and central comms on the implementation of the PEQF Background The controversy of #degreegate has raised its’ … Continue reading

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Assessing ‘degree doing police recruits’: Getting it right (part 2)

Assessing the Apprenticeships – Part 2 Richard Honess  Operational Competence Following on from my previous blog on assessing the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) we now need to address the vital of operation competence. How can we ensure that the … Continue reading

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#Wecops specials chat! Dan Reynolds

WeCops Blog   With National Volunteering week recently celebrated across the UK, serving officer Inspector Tom Welch, who is the Citizens in Policing lead for Merseyside guest, hosted a @WeCops discussion on the Special Constabulary. In 2018 a National Strategy … Continue reading

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CCPR Conference 2019 – Professionalism / ethics and austerity – the paradox…

This years’ Canterbury Centre for Police Research annual conference is focused on the professionalisation agenda. Essentially we will discuss the challenges to achieving its’ aims in the current climate of austerity and rising demand. It needs some debate! In theory … Continue reading

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