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Time to Change : In Your Corner

Time to Change have launched a major campaign – ‘In Your Corner’ – aimed at encouraging men and young people to be more open and s...

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Home Secretary awards £7.5 million for new national police welfare service

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has awarded £7.5million of funding for a National Police Welfare Service. Writing on the Police Oracle website, t...

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Every contact leaves a trace – TEDx talk by John Sutherland

This was a recent talk given by John Sutherland at the TEDx London event. Taken from TEDx Talks on John talks about hi...

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Police Federation : Imminent change is crucial to address poor mental health in policing

There is “no easy overnight solution” to tackle poor mental health in policing but government must now help lead imminent change. ...

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Blog by Sarah Jane Lennie: My personal journey

This is part one of a two part blog written for Oscar Kilo by Sarah Jane Lennie, a serving police officer on a career break after fifteen ye...

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Newsam Memorial Lecture – Professor Dame Carole Black

At this year's Newsam Memorial Lecture, Professor Dame Carol Black delivered the address to an audience from all parts of policing, academia...

‘Valuing the men and women of our emergency services’ – Interview with TV’s Nick Knowles

The Oscar Kilo Team had the chance to speak to TV’s Nick Knowles who told us all about his personal connection through having friends...

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Promoting police resiliency through peer support

We recently came across an article published on which outlines some general guidelines that an efficient peer support prog...


‘Oscar Kilo – What’s it all about?’ By CC Andy Rhodes

Oscar Kilo – What’s it all about? This month we launch Oscar Kilo which I believe represents a landmark in our commitment to improve th...

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‘Proper investment’ needed to put officer welfare first

Chiefs, including NPCC Chair Sara Thornton have reacted with anger to reports at the Police Federation conference that an unnamed Chief Offi...