Category Archives: crime

Farewell Crimewatch 

I feel I have to use today’s blog to consider the demise of the BBC’s Crimewatch programme. After many years it has disappeared from our television screens which is probably a lot to do with the changes in society. But … Continue reading

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The curtain comes down

Well, I have just watched the final episode of the BBC2 documentary The Detectives and I have had a little cry. I know the cases from the work the team have done to provide information to the media at the … Continue reading

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Crisis? What crisis?

The team were lucky enough this week to pick up the Public Sector Communication Award for communicating in a crisis. I am incredibly proud of the team and the work they have done during the past four months. But the … Continue reading

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We are stronger together

I was busy sat at my desk concentrating on clearing a few tasks before I left the office for the day. The rolling news is always on in the office but the breaking news banner caught my eye. Another potential … Continue reading

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Getting Chartered a year on 

Just over a year I did something scary and challenging. I stepped into the unknown with a clear destination in my mind. In early June 2016 I spent a day attempting to demonstrate I have the skills and knowledge to … Continue reading

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A message of love and hope

Once again I am sat watching horrific events unfold in a European city. It is just a few days before Christmas and such scenes of tragedy are even more poignant. This should be a time of celebration, peace and goodwill, … Continue reading

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The day my world changed

There have been many memorable events in the past 15 years of work. I joined GMP knowing we would have the chance of policing the 2002 Commonwealth Games which I thought would be an amazing opportunity.  Just weeks before the … Continue reading

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