- Met remembers PC Sandhu, UK's first female Asian and Sikh officer
Today (1 February) marks 50 years since PC Karpal Kaur Sandhu joined the Metropolitan Police as the first female Asian officer in the UK, "a true pioneer and ahead of her time".
- Highest ranking PSNI female officer to join Met as DAC
ACC Barbara Gray will replace Lucy D?Orsi who is the new chief of the BTP
- Andy Cooke to join HMI as Inspector for northern forces
Merseyside?s chief constable is joining HM Inspectorate. His first job will be helping Greater Manchester stabilise.
- Police ICT: a view from the frontline
Where do frontline officers think the answers to the service?s technology problems lie? Two officers shared their views at this week?s Police Digital Summit
- Most experienced SIO in the country receives national award
A Metropolitan Police homicide detective who has been involved in a number of high profile cases has been rewarded for his hard work and dedication with a prestigious national award.
- Dyfed-Powys first to graduate degree officers with two-year diploma
Dyfed-Powys Police is the first force in the country to pass out graduates with the new diploma in policing.
- Met restarts recruitment drive
The Metropolitan Police has resumed its recruitment drive after hitting its target last September.
- Northants set to double number of neighbourhood officers
Northamptonshire Police is set to double its number of neighbourhood officers in a ?major investment of resources in visible, effective local crime fighting?.
- Warwickshire joins hunt for a new Chief Constable
Warwickshire is joining the hunt for a new Chief Constable making it the fifth force to lose its leader. Martin Jelly is standing down early.
- SOC policing: mind the pay gap
Regional Organised Crime Units and the NCA both have high staff attrition rates and issues with sustainable funding. Gary Mason explores why
- Officers near retirement need advice on pension claim, Fed warns
Officers retiring soon need clarity on pension options, the Federation has warned.
- Appeal for West Midlands LGBT colleagues to share their story
West Midlands Police are appealing for members of our LGBT policing family - past and present - to share their experiences to help fill gaps in their new museum?s history.
- Pandemic policing deputy chief constable to retire in May
DCC Paul Netherton spent the last six months seconded to Home Office to help with the national response to COVID-19
- Met degree students start studies
The first group of Metropolitan Police recruits working towards the new degrees have started their studies.
- Training and CPD vital for forces in the future, chiefs told
Improving the quality of professional development and training is critical, the Police Foundation has warned.
- Use VR to prepare recruits for trauma of police work says chief
Days of taking new recruits to a post-mortem are thankfully over says wellbeing lead who suggests greater use of virtual reality to train new officers in coping with trauma
- Learning for assessments not skills is over, chiefs told
Training to pass tests rather than develop skills is holding forces back, experts have warned.
- Action needed to end 104% rise in resignations, experts warn
Better leadership and support is needed to stem the tide of officers quitting, chiefs have been told.
- Future leaders need new skills and be 'less risk-averse'
Chief constables will need a wider skillset to meet future challenges, senior leaders have warned.