Tag Archives: professionalism

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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#Degree debate… for what its worth here are some of my initial thoughts…

What a week – #Degree Debate has certainly created some controversy! To be honest even within my role, as the Programme Director for a policing degree which only accepts serving police officers or members of police staff, I have found … 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 conflicting notion of ‘professional policing’…

This week Theresa May addressed the delegates at the National Police Federation Conference in Bournemouth. Giving officers the tools required to ensure professional behaviour was one of the key issues raised in her speech. Unfortunately a clear example of what … Continue reading

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