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 […]

Remembering the Fallen

As the saying goes, the thin blue line continues to get thinner. On such a sensitive occasion, fallen officers are remembered for the sacrifices they have made during the annual National Police Memorial Day. Police Officers say they goodbye’s to their partners, kiss their children on their foreheads and say ‘see you later’ to their […]

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 […]

The start of the beginning…

As the thin blue line gets thinner, I join a police service at a time of austerity set with cut-backs and difficult times ahead. I, like others around me have a lot to say about how the cuts are affecting policing in England and Wales as well as other public sector jobs. However, we must […]