Resources

If you’re looking for helpful research, policy and guidance, examples of best practice and access to relevant and thought provoking videos – you’re in the right place! If you have a link to something that you think would be useful for others and you would like to see it featured here, please let us know.

Real Stories – The View From a Call Handler

This is the story of a police staff call handler who came forward to share her experiences in the hope it might encourage others to speak up...

Real Stories – The View From a Covert Protection Officer

This is the story of a police staff member working in a Covert Protection Team. He came forward to share his experiences of a stressful, all...

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International Journal of Emergency Services publishes special issue on Police Leadership

International Journal of Emergency Services (IJES) provides a platform for the development of scholarship in the management of all emergency...

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Thriving at work – The Stevenson / Farmer Review

The Stephenson / Farmer Review is an independent review into how employers can better support the mental health of all people currently in e...

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World Mental Health Day 2017

In the last few years, the profile of both physical and mental health has been raised, emerging from a variety of sources such as staff asso...

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Wellbeing and engagement in policing: the key to unlocking discretionary effort

A paper entitled 'Well-being and engagement in policing: the key to unlocking discretionary effort' written by Dr Ian Hesketh, Prof Cary Co...

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Bringing Neuroscience to Policing – By Dr Jess Miller

Dr Jessica (Jess) Miller, Neuropsychologist at the Police Dependants’ Trust and the University of Cambridge writes for Oscar Kilo about 'B...

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Musculoskeletal conditions report – Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK has launched a report exploring why it's essential to consider musculoskeletal health when planning how our health sys...

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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, ...

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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...