On & Off Duty Issue 1101 March 2023

01 Mar 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 the journey?

When you put on that uniform for the first time, you become a leader. You are firmly in the public eye. Even brand new, and out of your depth, you’re expected by press and public to have all the answers.

National Police Chiefs Council have recognised that ‘ally-ship’ is a key factor in the police service becoming all that it can be. A well known African proverb states – ‘If you want to go far, go together.’ Should it surprise Christians that essentially it is all about relationships? When that is exactly what God made us for in the first place?

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On & Off Duty Issue 1115 May 2024

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...

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Big Church Festival – Sat 25th & Sun 26th May 2024

Big Church Festival – Sat 25th & Sun 26th May 2024

Big Church Festival: https://www.bigchurchfestival.comhttps://youtu.be/y0yNb_7gKGo?si=DBVj5zWre_pD1tSY Location is in SUSSEXhttps://maps.app.goo.gl/rd9LaVGxvKHNmgdr7?g_st=ic Campsite opens Fri 1000-2200 Acts start: 1200 Saturday and finish midnight Sunday Campsite...

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On & Off Duty Issue 1114 April 2024

On & Off Duty Issue 1114 April 2024

An Easter Challenge – Deborah Akinlawon QPM: "Hello Son." "Hello Dad." "Did it hurt?" "Yes, but the kiss hurt more than the nails.” I heard this short exchange for the first time this Easter. It was the winning entry for a Radio 4 competition where people were...

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