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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...

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Officer welfare and protection top the bill in ‘Above and Beyond’ show

The Police Federation in partnership with ITN Productions have produced 'Above and Beyond', an online 60-minute news and current affairs-sty...

‘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 in ...

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Promoting police resiliency through peer support

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

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‘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...

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‘My view on wellbeing’ – By Dr Ian Hesketh

I am a Senior Policy Adviser at the College of Policing, looking at the Organisational Development Transformation Framework. I have develope...

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I see dead people. It’s normal and more people should talk about it

Rob Norman was one of the firefighters who worked to recover the bodies of his fallen colleagues after the fatal fire at Atherstone-on-Stour...

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Our Blue Light – Mental health relay

On the 29th April 2017, 'Our Blue Light' launched the Mental Health Relay to raise awareness about mental health issues amongst emergency se...

Spirituality in the Service – Canon David Wilbraham reflects on the importance of support for staff

Spirituality in the Service Canon David Wilbraham, National Police Chaplain reflects on the importance of providing support for our staff. ...