Working in partnership with forces throughout the nation, Police Now persistently recruits extra feminine officers and extra officers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds than the nationwide common, and continues to assist officers of their policing journeys as soon as they’ve graduated from the programmes.
With a powerful concentrate on breaking down the obstacles usually confronted by officers from underrepresented teams, Police Now’s Ambassadors and Alumni group work to assist the development and growth of Police Now graduates throughout the nation, by way of the event of nationwide networks and thru entry to unique networking occasions.
Throughout this week’s Nationwide Inclusion Week (Monday twenty sixth September – Sunday 2nd October), Police Now held a workers networks occasion for officers to study extra concerning the assist networks out there to them inside policing. The occasion panel consisted of senior officers from throughout nationwide policing networks and Police Now workers, sharing particulars on easy methods to entry assist at each native and nationwide ranges and the way officers can drive range and inclusion within the police service.
With assist from the Ambassadors and Alumni group, Police Now alumni have to date launched: the Policing Various Communities Community, an area to additional develop the data and abilities required for inclusive policing and interesting with completely different communities; the Policing Medicine Community, to supply an area for collaboration, dialogue and sharing of greatest apply to drive optimistic change and hurt discount on a nationwide scale; and the Sergeants Community and Quick Monitor Networks, to assist gifted and various people into management roles the place they’ll have a optimistic affect inside communities and their forces.
Police Now’s Frontline Management Programme additionally provides assist to officers throughout the nation who need to remodel communities and lead from the entrance in ways in which construct belief and confidence within the police service. The one-year growth programme prepares officers with excessive potential for promotion to management roles and is open to Police Now alumni and different officers in associate forces throughout the nation.
Detective Constable Lee Ellis is a participant on Police Now’s Frontline Management Programme and co-hosted this week’s occasion, she shares her expertise of the programme and her position as MS Help Community Lead within the Metropolitan Police Service right here.