Articles tagged with Policing
Most popular Guerilla Policy posts in 2013 - 21-30
Here are the most popular posts we’ve published this year on Guerilla Policy - from outsourcing probation to online services, lesson observations to the overall benefit cap.
The best mental health blogs of 2013
Here’s our own selection of the best blogs we’ve published this year in mental health - from how the mainstream media reports mental health issues, to how the police respond to people in crisis.
Best frontline blogs this week
Here’s our list of the best frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 2nd December 2013 – from the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement to reframing housing policy and welfare reform to social mobility and finally, if Boris were intelligent…
Assaults on NHS Staff
“We need to step up our record in this area of policing, to keep vulnerable people, our health colleagues and our NHS safe.” Mental Health Cop reviews the latest stats on assaults on NHS staff in England and wonders what it means for policing.
Is a new vision for local government quietly emerging?
“Over the past 30 or more years, successive central governments have done everything they can to demolish English local government. Powers and functions have been seized by ministers for themselves or handed over to unaccountable quangos or outsourcing companies…” Education for Everyone looks at Labour’s emerging new vision for local government.
Best frontline blogs this week
Here’s our list of the best frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 25th November 2013 – from Boris Johnson to the sell off of UK student debt, Eric Pickles and local government finances to the future of the youth sector and the departure of Nathan Constable from the frontline blogosphere.
Here’s the most read frontline and independent blogs this week based on their combined views on Guerilla Policy and Guerilla Feed – from teacher training to policing, Ofsted to the Co-op.
“It is not the education that makes a fine Constable it is the PERSON wearing the uniform. The natural characteristics of the man or woman will determine whether or not they can stick it within the world of Policing. Nothing more. Nothing less.” CanisLupusPC looks at the current debate on standards and qualifications of Police Officers.
“If you were to try to determine the purpose and priorities of any organisation, you would probably need to look way beyond its spoken and printed words. You would examine what it did and what was critical, literally, to its leadership.” Mental Health Cop looks at the difference between words and deeds when it comes to mental health services in the NHS.
Here’s our list of the best frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 11th November 2013 – from the right to protest to the Police and Crime Commissioners one year on, the bedroom tax debate in the House of Commons, overcrowded housing and education.
Here’s the most read frontline and independent blogs this week based on their combined views on Guerilla Policy and Guerilla Feed – from interactive whiteboards to Ofsted, and mental health to new mums.
“As we approach the anniversary of the first (and last?) election of Police & Crime Commissioners, many people have felt moved to do some kind of one year on review.” Jon Harvey provides his ‘glads and sads’ of the Police and Crime Commissioners one year on.
“What is to blame is the constant demands of the NATURE of the work plus ineffective support networks and a culture of ‘bottle it up’. If you want to have a sensible debate about stress in policing – let’s start there.” Nathan Constable looks at the causes of stress-related sick leave amongst police officers.
Here’s our list of the best frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 4th November 2013 – from protest and political movements to welfare reform, disability and performance related pay for teachers to outsourcing of public services.
“It is time to take a stance. It is time to accurately measure this and push back. It is time we tried to change the culture and ensure that other agencies put in proper contingencies instead of relying on the police as ‘Plan B’.” Nathan Constable argues why the police can no longer be Plan B.
Here’s the most read frontline and independent blogs this week based on their combined views on Guerilla Policy and Guerilla Feed - from the Work Programme and jobseeking, welfare policy to World Mental Health Day.
“My fear is that because Direct Entry superintendents will lack familiarity with policing and with police officers, there will be an automatic if unjustified absence of trust and respect, leaving a vacuum that will fill itself with envy and suspicion.” Rachel Rogers outlines her concerns about direct entry into the police.
Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 23rd September 2013 – from local authority cuts, supporting families to the bedroom tax and Labour Party conference.
“I could also obviously deny I am a Police Officer or tell people who doubt me that they’re correct but then that would mean I would struggle to engage or contribute freely with Police related discussions or debates and it would soon become apparent that I was lying, so for now, I remain anonymous.” Snapper explains why he blogs and tweets incognito.
Here’s our list of ten frontline blogs we’ve particularly liked from the week of 16th September 2013 – from the question of what are the Lib Dems for, to education and welfare reform, and the outsourcing of probation services.