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Pinki’s special blog #9 first aid training

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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: […]

Looking back at my pocket notebook my first day was Tuesday 5 May 1987

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  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 […]

Pinki’s special blog # 8 officer safety training part 2

Pinki’s special blog # 8 officer safety training part 2

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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 […]

Pinki’s special blog #7

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This week we had legislation 4 (we had the 5 before the 4). We were given some time at the beginning of the session to discuss any concerns we had, and I definitely had some, mostly around revising and being ready for the test. I have to say it was comforting to hear that I […]

Pinki’s special blog #6

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7.30am and I’m all ready to go – dressed in my gym kit. This week we had our first officer safety training (OST) session. We started the morning off with a brief classroom session, topics we covered this week were: The national decision making model,  code of ethics, policing principles, standards of professional behaviour and […]