Category Archives: Conferences

Thoughts and opinions on policing and criminal justice conferences

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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#oldbillrebuilt TEDx and beyond!

#oldbillrebuilt Yesterday saw the first EVER police TEDx event held at the Park Plaza Hotel in Leeds. I can’t tell you how lucky I feel to have attended such a brilliant event and actually I could write all day on … Continue reading

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Following from @policecommanders blog… The Loss of Innocence. Thanks John for the idea…

This week @policecommander John Sutherland wrote a sad and profound blog entitled ‘The Loss of Innocence’. The blog was, in part, driven by an article in The Independent (8th September) about young people and their relationships with ‘sexual knowledge’. It … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will there’s a way!

Earlier on this evening I went for a run with a friend of mine. He happens to be a sergeant in the MPS and unsurprisingly I guess, like so many others, he is feeling disillusioned, silenced and at times unable … Continue reading

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The launch of the Red Button Project… have your say!

This blog was published in ‘The Oracle’ yesterday… Last week I attended the 8th International Conference for Evidence Based Policing at Cambridge University. One key subject that could not be avoided at the conference was the issue of austerity. Whether … Continue reading

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