Support from the Police family

Being human is easy, being a Police Officer is not. Officers are spat at, punched, driven at and faced with controversial decisions. Officers deal with those at their lowest, but very rarely those at their happiest of times. Sometimes, officers themselves go through tough time. Mental health, physical injuries – that be off duty or […]

Remembering PC Keith Palmer

Tuesday 21 March 2017 – Only those who knew him, knew him. Wednesday 22 March 2017 – Time froze for some, changed for others and stopped for the rest. PC Keith Palmer, a father, a husband, a brother and a colleague was atrocious murdered by a terrorist. By someone who did not hold the same […]

United we stand

As a community. A police service. Police family. A thin blue line, and a nation. We stand together, united. PC 4157U Keith Palmer was horrifically murdered on 22 March 2017 whilst he upheld values which are reflected in each duty carried out by each police officer. Tributes have been left for the officer, a family man, […]

Fallen Officer – 22/03/2017

He was just doing his job. Just doing his duty. Nobody joins the police to get rich. Nobody joins to be famous. But this still remains a job like no other. An officer today kissed his family goodbye, went to work, as did others around him. He put on his uniform to serve and protect the […]

Leadership V Management

Leadership and management are two very different concepts. Let’s go back to basics with the definition: Leadership Noun The action of leading a group of people or an organisation, or the ability to do this. The state or position of being a leader The leaders of an organisation, country etc. Management Noun The process of […]

The little orange button

The little orange which can do a lot. Every police officer has one. It is the same orange button which no one wants to hear. It is like time freezes for the next 10 seconds after it has been activated, everyone stops what they are doing and await a location, officers rush out in their […]

Act of Kindness

Police Officers across the Country put their lives at risk. They work stressful hours, unsociable shift so members of the public can sleep at night, so members of the public can spend time with their families and so they can remain safe, whilst the officers can’t. I see this role as one of the most […]