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Inside policing is the monthly podcast for everyone with an interest in policing, crime reduction and criminal justice. Join former police officer and innovation lead Rob Flanagan as he talks to the people behind today's top stories and hot topics. Each episode brings together voices from across the service sharing knowledge and insight on critical issues in policing.
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Inside policing College of Policing

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    • 4.2 • 13 Ratings

Inside policing is the monthly podcast for everyone with an interest in policing, crime reduction and criminal justice. Join former police officer and innovation lead Rob Flanagan as he talks to the people behind today's top stories and hot topics. Each episode brings together voices from across the service sharing knowledge and insight on critical issues in policing.
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    How to become a good response officer: Michelle Wright

    How to become a good response officer: Michelle Wright

    PC Michelle Wright shares her experience of joining the police and working in response on our Inside policing podcast.
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    • 12 min
    How to become a good response officer: Richard Horton

    How to become a good response officer: Richard Horton

    Sergeant Richard Horton talks about what it takes to become a good response officer on our Inside policing podcast.
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    • 21 min
    Wellbeing and health at work

    Wellbeing and health at work

    Episode recorded at the 2022 National Police Wellbeing Conference exploring the support that's available for police officers and staff.


    Guests
    Andy Rhodes, Director of the College of Policing’s Oscar Kilo, National Police Wellbeing Service (NPWS)
    Sergeant Garry Botterill, Sussex Police and NPWS
    Chief Inspector Catherine Pritchard, Cheshire Constabulary and NPWS
    Liz Eades, Occupational Health Advisor, NPWS
    John Harrison, Senior Medical Advisor, NPWS
    Zoe Davenport, Occupational Health Expert Support Officer, NPWS
    Julie Feakin, Consultant, NPWS
    Eleck Dodson, Consultation, NPWS


    Timestamps
    00:29 Andy Rhodes
    06:14 Onboarding – how an organisation introduces and integrates new employees in the early stages of their employment
    06:39 Emotional intelligence
    07:56 Policing front line review
    10:06 Demand, capacity & welfare – Police Federation
    12:02 The nick – police station
    12:17 Police Mutual
    12:18 Occupational health
    13:00 Wellbeing outreach service
    13:46 Peter Kay – actor and comedian
    14:00 Sgt Garry Botterill
    14:09 Oscar Kilo 9: Wellbeing and trauma support dogs
    15:18 Service Dogs UK
    15:35 Dogs Trust
    18:04 Oxytocin – hormone that stimulates emotional connection and wellbeing
    18:10 Dopamine – chemical in the brain that influences mood and sensations of reward and motivation
    21:08 Contact Oscar Kilo
    21:40 CI Catherine Pritchard
    22:06 Grade 3 triple negative breast cancer
    26:58 Breast changes to look out for
    32:24 Cancer, work and you, Oscar Kilo
    38:16 Liz Eades, John Harrison, Zoe Davenport, Julie Feakin, Eleck Dodson
    46:15 Psychological risk assessment
    47:45 Foundation occupational health standards
    48:36 Blue light wellbeing framework
    50:12 Beating crime plan

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    • 55 min
    What makes a good cop?

    What makes a good cop?

    People from across policing explore the question, 'What makes a good cop?'


    GuestsSgt Richard Horton (retired), Lancashire Constabulary, on what he'd expect from new recruits and officers in his team.
    PC Michelle Wright, Greater Manchester Police, shares insight about her new career in the police.
    Marcus Griffiths, Policing Standards Manager at the College, discusses ethics, professional standards and support available from the College.
    Louise Hodgson, Head of Workforce Development at the College, talks about assessment and initial training.


    Timestamps
    01:13 Sgt Richard Horton
    02:35 Super recognisers – special ability to recognise faces
    02:40 Football spotter
    02:43 Public order
    02:51 DV domestic violence
    03:27 Tutor con – tutor constable
    03:47 Lawful use of coercive force
    05:41 Officer and staff safety
    06:57 PDR – professional development review
    19:20 Professional standards
    20:52 PC Michelle Wright
    25:05 Mental health policing
    29:05 Communication, engaging communities
    32:53 Marcus Griffiths
    33:51 Code of Ethics
    36:36 National decision model
    38:12 Guidance on outcomes of misconduct proceedings
    39:01 Resources for reflective practice
    41:40 Louise Hodgson
    43:05 Competency and values framework (CVF)
    45:40 Assessment process
    47:12 Initial training for police constables
    51:06 Evidence-based policing

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    • 55 min
    Policing the pandemic

    Policing the pandemic

    People from across policing share their insight and learning from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    GuestsSergeant Riz Dala, Lancashire Constabulary, shares his experience of what it was like policing the pandemic as a frontline officer in Blackpool.
    Superintendent Hannah Wheeler QPM, Metropolitan Police Service and National Police Coordination Centre (NPoCC) PPE Lead, describes how she built a team to manage the procurement and supply of personal protective equipment for policing.
    Assistant Chief Constable Owen Weatherill, Strategic Lead for NPoCC, shares his insight and learning from being Commander of Operation Talla, the operational response to policing the pandemic.
    Nicole Higgins, Head of Profession for Engagement and Implementation at the College of Policing, describes leading the team that produced advice and briefings for the police response to the pandemic.

    Timestamps0:50 Sgt Riz Dala
    1:58 Refs - policing term for food
    3:00 More about handling calls during the pandemic Janice Stanford-Eyre, Essex Police
    7:52 Arrest and other positive action approaches
    10:29 COVID-19 resources
    10:57 What is a support bubble?
    18:49 Supt Hannah Wheeler QPM
    19:55 Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)
    20:14 National Police Coordination Centre
    21:09 Public Health England
    23:26 Royal Logistics Corp
    24:08 More about impostor syndrome or access support
    26:09 Public Sector Transformation Awards 2021
    26:26 Queen's Police Medal
    27:38 ACC Owen Weatherill
    29:39 Protection of life
    40:15 Nicole Higgins
    46:50 Secondary legislation
    49:10 National Police Chiefs' Council
    51:15 college.police.uk
    51:19 @CollegeofPolice

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    • 51 min
    Officer and staff safety - supporting those who protect us

    Officer and staff safety - supporting those who protect us

    This episode is dedicated to the issue of officer and staff safety, a topic that is important to everyone at every level of policing.

    GuestsSergeant Tom Dorman, Thames Valley Police
    Paul Quinton, Evidence and Evaluation Advisor, College of Policing
    Chief Inspector Dave Brewster, Metropolitan Police Service and Operation Hampshire
    T/Chief Superintendent Amanda Tillotson, Kent Police

    Timestamps9:50 Police Federation
    9:53 Police Care UK
    10:07 Police Care assistance grant
    10:27 Pilgrim Bandits
    12:10 Discovery report into workplace adjustments
    12:51 Victims’ Code for policing
    13:10 Victims’ rights Victims’ Support
    14:02 Wellbeing and post traumatic stress disorder
    15:31 Sergeants NPPF step-two legal exam
    17:10 Victims’ Code for policing
    17:43 Police Federation – get support
    18:14 Officer and staff safety review
    19:12 Evidence-based guidance
    19:39 National Police Chiefs’ Council
    27:16 Supervision guidelines
    29:00 Officer and staff safety review, reports, guidelines and survey results
    30:06 Operation Hampshire
    38:24 Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
    40:04 UNISON
    40:05 PCS
    47:43 Oscar Kilo

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    • 50 min

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