Category Archives: policing

Stronger together

As I sat having a coffee and waiting for the train to arrive, Facebook showed me the blog I wrote on this day last year. It was about the Brussels terrorist attack and it felt like only a few days … Continue reading

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Excuse me could you blow into this

There are few events that I come across at work that surprise me anymore. After 18 years working in police communication roles I have experienced quite a bit both good and bad. But earlier this week I was stunned by … Continue reading

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The third phase of social media

I had an interesting day at a discussion about policing and the use of technology. My contribution was discussing social media, the benefits, the challenges and what the future holds. It is a subject that I have been involved with … Continue reading

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Putting people at the centre

It was interesting to read the vision for policing in 2025 that was published today. There was a lot that I could recognise as work that is currently underway and this includes a significant focus on digital developments. Having a … Continue reading

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What makes you proud?

Yes, I am a bit tired after three full days and an amazing Association of Police Communicators conference. It was a fantastic opportunity to network learn and share with colleagues and a chance to listen to some great speakers from … Continue reading

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Remember the sacrifice

I spent a lovely day with my family. Today was about catching up with my nephew, my sister and my parents – three generations together to share some fun, stories and views. It was just what I needed after a … Continue reading

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Behind the times

I was surprised to read about one of the smaller law enforcement departments in America heralding the fact that they had now created a Facebook page. The Seymour Police Department said they created the page to ‘enhance communication and transparency … Continue reading

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