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Is Policing on the Bus to Abilene? @nathanconstable and me

Is Policing on the Bus to Abilene? Nathan Constable – practitioner For the last month or so I have stepped back from the Twitter commentary on policing and watched. I do this from time to time with the objective of … Continue reading

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QUALIFYING TIMES: RECOGNISING OFFICERS’ EXPERIENCE IN THE POLICE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK

Emma Williams There has been a lot of recent debate about degree-level entry and the ‘professionalisation’ of policing. Emma Williams of Canterbury Christ Church University has been heavily involved in work to recognise serving officers’ existing skills and capacities. Here, … Continue reading

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EBP #WECOPS DEBATE SUMMARY

Caroline Hay and Emma Williams Evidence Based Policing (EBP), what it means to the front line, the way it is defined and the methods to get more officers involved in ‘doing it’ has been a contentious topic for some time. … Continue reading

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Denial of the Professional

If you look up and note the definitions of denial and the behaviours that may ensue from its’ presence it is not hard to find examples of them in our current government’s actions. They appear to have created their own … Continue reading

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Babel Fish – @Nathanconstable

Thanks to @nathanconstable for re-posting on the CCCU blog site and for writing it! Babel Fish Sat outside a Canterbury cafe in the sunshine allows me the opportunity to reflect on the speakers and conversations from the last few days … Continue reading

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