Officer Safety

4 March 2017

Dismissing the concerns of staff will not have a happy or safe ending

In the same week that HMIC raised a ‘red flag’ about the state of British policing, a 13-year veteran of Devon and Cornwall Police published her […]
24 February 2017

Safety for All: The Battle of Watertown with Sgt Jeff Pugliese

Our inaugural Safety for All podcast features Sgt Jeff Pugliese, of the Watertown Police Department, reflecting on the ‘Battle of Watertown’ that followed the Boston Marathon […]
25 January 2017

The George Medal: Fitting recognition for a courageous firearms officer

The point is regularly made that British policing relies upon officers being “unarmed” and “policing by consent”. The events of one Friday night in north London yet […]
9 September 2016

Spit Guards: a protective and preventative measure that is overdue

Anyone who has spent any time in policing and during that time actually done any policing will have experienced being spat at or on, often involving […]
9 September 2016

Why waiting for all the facts in police shootings matters

One of the biggest challenges facing police officers and their leaders in the UK, Europe and North America is a rush to judgement from some in the media […]