After a heavy few weeks covering mental health and child sexual exploitation, I was very much looking forward to the training this weekend. We had a day-and-a-half of ‘search training’ which I’ve been looking forward to ever since seeing it in the course content. We had two new trainers that took the sessions, and as […]
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The last two sessions have been both mentally and physically exhausting. The previous week we had our first introduction to the police computer systems. The day felt very long but it was great to finally get an insight into a system we will be using fairly often. This week we had our last officer safety […]
We had an intensive week of training just before Christmas which included five solid days of learning and we had our first test, so a three-week break was very much needed! Break over and it’s time to get back to it. We started with a day-and-a-half of health and safety training and topics covered were: […]
My Dad was a Police Officer with the North Riding Constabulary between January 1958 and April 1968. In April 1968 he transferred to Teesside Constabulary which subsequently became Cleveland Constabulary in 1974. He retired in 1991 as a Sergeant when he also received the Queens Honour of the British Empire Medal (BEM). Maybe because […]
Superintendent Paula Booth is based at Harrogate Police Station and is County Commander, covering the districts of Harrogate, Craven, Hambleton and Richmondshire. Here, Supt Booth raises the issue of cycle crime, which has been a growing problem in the Harrogate District.
What a training session, you know it’s been a good OST session when you wake up the next day and your whole body is aching! Six-and-a-half hours of officer safety training this week and it was full on!! There was so much to learn but I have to say I really did enjoy it. I’m […]