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On & Off Duty Issue 1115 May 2024

Will You Wash Others Feet? – Deborah Akinlawon QPM: On Holy Thursday I was invited to the Washing of the feet service at Westminster Abbey. I confess I hadn’t been to such a service before and my first thought was “Oh no! I haven’t had a pedicure in ages!” Once I was...
On & Off Duty Issue 1104 June 2023

On & Off Duty Issue 1104 June 2023

Mental and Spiritual Wellbeing - Brian McCarthy: Recently I came across an article by Rabbi David Lapin on the difference between fatigue and depletion. It had never dawned on me that there was a subtle difference in the two conditions. I put into practice his...

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On & Off Duty Issue 1103 May 2023

On & Off Duty Issue 1103 May 2023

And only a few find the Narrow Path: It is terrifying to think that we could entirely miss the point of being here. If only a few find the narrow path and the gate to life, then who is safe? How can we be sure that we are on the right path, and how will we recognise...

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On & Off Duty Issue 1102 April 2023

On & Off Duty Issue 1102 April 2023

Together for a Safer London - Deborah Akinlawon QPM. It feels strange writing this on 22/03/23, the 6th anniversary of the murder of PC Keith Palmer, during the Westminster Terrorist attacks. As I remember a colleague who paid the ultimate sacrifice doing this job,...

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On & Off Duty Issue 1101 March 2023

On & Off Duty Issue 1101 March 2023

Support Encourage Empower - Brian McCarthy. The Police Service is under greater scrutiny than ever before in living memory. How can we regain the trust with our communities? And how can we best ensure the health and wellbeing of our membership and their colleagues on...

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On & Off Duty Issue 1100 February 2023

On & Off Duty Issue 1100 February 2023

Setting the Captives Free - by Brian McCarthy. As I kneeled on my kitchen floor, a very young in faith Christian, praying fervently, "Here I am send me!" I sensed a clear gentle voice speak within me, "Set the captives free." Hearing voices is not something we readily...

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On & Off Duty Issue 1099 January 2023

On & Off Duty Issue 1099 January 2023

Running the Race in the 140th Year of CPA. Well the past 3 years have been anything but stable for people in every corner of the world. With a pandemic, loss, wars, shortages, strikes and cost of living uncertainty. Should this surprise us?  I'm not going to make...

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