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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 […]

Pinki’s special blog #5

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Dressed in my uniform and ready for the next legislation training, I’m really going to have to get used to wearing this uniform! This week’s session was one I was really looking forward to, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. We had the pleasure of meeting TC Ken Riley this week, who works as a road […]

Pinki’s special blog #4

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This week the training started a little different, we had our uniforms waiting for us when we arrived and as it had been a while since we had been measured for it, I was quite excited to finally try it on. We all got some time to check it all through as we will be […]

Pinki’s special blog #3

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It was lovely to have Katie back with us this week; she’s really easy to speak to, really engaging and very funny, which is exactly what you need from a trainer. We were in a smaller classroom this week which wasn’t a bad thing as it’s cold in the bigger room, which I suppose is […]

Pinki’s special blog #2

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We had a new trainer this week called Pete, nice man and a good sense of humour.  We started the day again just with a quick introduction as Pete hadn’t met any of us before. We started the session by having a knowledge test covering what we had learnt from the previous training. I’m not […]