There has been much debate on Social Media about the success of the Police Uplift Programme, the government scheme to recruit 20,000 extra (now changed to new) Police Officers. I tried writing to the 43 Forces asking how many recruits …

Police Uplift Programme – The Definitive Update ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™„ Read more »

The latest stats are out and the government (Home Office) have proudly proclaimed that, as at 31st December 2021, they had recruited 55% of the promised Additional New Police officers. Is this true? Is it bo****ks. So, I accept that …

We Have Recruited 55% Of The Additional Officers Under The Police Uplift Programme Read more »

Today the government published the latest update on the Police Uplift Programme. An update that had the Home Secretary, Priti Patel MP, proudly tweeting how successful it was. This is how she broke the news “We’re delivering on our promise …

Police Uplift Programme September 2021 – An Open Response To Priti Patel Read more »

Seldom before have I read such uncompromising and total bollocks The economy has been significantly impacted by the pandemic but we're committed to supporting the police by: โœ… Recruiting 20,000 police officersโœ… Increasing taxpayer investment by over ยฃ600m โœ… Doubling …

Our support for our brave police officers is unwavering Read more »

Much has been heard from the Home Office and the Conservative Party in General about the Police Uplift Programme.ย  Those of you who have read me regularly will know by now what I think of it, if you haven’t heard …

Police Uplift Programme & Graduate/Apprenticeship Entry – Do They Mix? Read more »

It’s a question I’ve been asking myself since 2010 to be honest. My opinions have never been favourable to the Tories, but apart from the constant, ongoing, reduction in officers I’ve never really put many numbers to it. I fear …

Just What Have The Tories Done To Policing? Read more »