There was an article in The Thunderer, and others, yesterday announcing that recruitment into the Police Service will be opened up to 17 year olds. This seems to have quite literally polarised the world of Social Media. Personally I’m opposed …

17 Year Old Recruits. Is This What Policing Needs? Read more »

The only problem is that it’s not a children’s novel, it’s a reality, and it’s coming to a Police Force near you soon. Not content with Graduate/Apprenticeship Entry as part of the grandly entitled Police Framework Education Qualifications scheme, they’ve …

What The College Did Next by Enid Blyton Read more »

I’m old, I’m confused and my brain hurts. Firstly, the much-revered College of Policing has proposed completely shaking up the entry route into the Police Service; The three proposals are Proposal 1. Establish a qualifications framework for policing so that …

Mixed Messages From @NPCC, @Police_Now @MetropolitanPolice and @CollegeOfPolicing? Read more »