On & Off Duty Issue 1102 April 2023

01 Apr 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, I’m also reeling from the contents of the Baroness Casey Report that came out yesterday. I can’t actually put into words my feelings, everybody’s talking about it, it will take a while for it to all sink in….?

Many issues have been highlighted and rightly so. Many will be vindicated by this report and those wonderful people who have shared their testimonies have brought into the light what was hidden.

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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 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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