Category Archives: Opinion

Thoughts and opinions on matters relating to criminal justice and policing

Being a Pro, the oldest game in town: Fate, State and Trait – an analysis of police. Emma Williams and Dr Ian Hesketh

This appeared in Policing Insight last week….. As a result of burgeoning interest created by the College of Policing’s mission to professionalise the UK police service, we take a look at the occupation of policing. Our lens does not focus … Continue reading

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@wecops – An honest and open debate about the National Crime Agency

  With thanks to host Lynne Owens 😊 NCA #WeCops Before I start this most recent blog I would like to say a few general words about @wecops. There has been some negativity concerning the usefulness of @wecops since it … Continue reading

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More views on Policing and Brexit!

Thanks for this from Paul Swallow a Senior Lecturer at CCCU Emma European Police Cooperation. The Ramifications of Brexit. It is far too early to predict the full effects of Brexit and the impact of withdrawal negotiations on the enormous … Continue reading

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Wellbeing: thoughts from the debate #wecops

It gives me great pleasure to host the @wecops blogs here. This was written by Dan Reynolds and myself and summarises the great debate on well being a few weeks back. Next up EBP … Coming soon. Enjoy – Emma … Continue reading

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An academic within the police – the similarities and the contradictions for degree-gate

I am hoping this blog doesn’t sound self-indulgent as that is certainly not my intention – it is also longer than my usual rants. However a couple of events this week have made me think about some similarities (perhaps) between … Continue reading

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