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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 […]

Pinki’s special blog #1

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Wow, you would not expect a police HQ to be in set in such a beautiful place. Newby Wiske, a place where I will call my 3rd home for the next 19 weeks (after home and work of course). This was the first time we were all meeting as group and to be totally honest […]