Police Now could be working in partnership with the House Workplace to recruit excellent officers to the police service, together with West Midlands Police, in help of the nationwide Police Uplift Programme.
Police Constable Safyaan Javid joined West Midlands Police in the summertime of 2020 by way of Police Now’s Nationwide Graduate Management Programme, after graduating college with a level in Info Communications Know-how and a grasp’s in Engineering Administration.
He stated: “I initially thought I couldn’t be a police officer as a result of I had a stammer and I believed loads of law enforcement officials most likely don’t have a speech obstacle. I met a police officer in West Midlands Police who had a slight stammer as effectively and that actually impressed me, I believed if he generally is a police officer then I will be as effectively.
“Prior to now yr I’ve moved throughout completely different areas to deal with crime inside the neighborhood. Every space has its personal complexities and challenges and I’ve been capable of develop tasks locally to deliver consciousness to necessary points and proactively cut back crime.”
PC Javid has since change into the Religion Discussion board Lead in Birmingham East, utilizing his 4 languages to construct stronger relationships inside the neighborhood and dealing with senior policing workers and religion leaders to safe funding and organise public initiatives.
On this position, PC Javid is working with Muslim religion leaders to arrange a discussion board for Asian ladies locally, making a secure area the place victims of crime or home violence are supported in creating their careers and job plans. He’s additionally engaged on ‘Psychological Well being Mondays’, creating focus teams between members of the general public, law enforcement officials and religion leaders, with the goal of constructing a collaborative method in the direction of crime prevention and crime discount.
PC Javid added: “I’m significantly enthusiastic about this piece of labor because it takes a brand new method to working with the neighborhood by shifting the religion discussion board lead position into the neighbourhood policing staff, which I believe has actual potential. It’s so necessary to push ahead with modifications like this and, irrespective of your rank, be courageous sufficient to suggest new approaches to policing.”
Police Now has partnered with West Midlands Police for six years and has recruited a complete of 172 police constables and 26 detective constables to the power up to now, with an additional cohort of detectives making ready to start out their academy coaching in March.
Functions for the Nationwide Graduate Management Programme are closing quickly. The structured, two-year programme helps graduates in neighbourhood policing roles throughout England and Wales.
Clare Energy, Police Now’s Recruitment and Advertising and marketing Director, stated: “We imagine that neighbourhood policing is significant in supporting among the most susceptible members of our society. In a neighbourhood policing position, officers can change into leaders in society and work alongside residents, native organisations and charities to scale back crime and rework a neighborhood right into a secure and thriving place to dwell.
“As a way to obtain this, it’s essential that our police service displays the communities it seeks to serve and that we recruit excellent graduates and career-changers to change into leaders on the policing frontline. Solely when the police has a workforce that’s numerous, in each thought and background, can we lead actual change in society and be the distinction we want to see.”