Category Archives: Safety

Taser’s Free Body Cameras Are Good for Cops, Not the People

An interesting re-blogged article from Wired this morning, written and argued by Jake Laperrurque that I think shows an interesting view of the world from a US perspective on privacy and law enforcement. What do you think? THE COMPANY FORMERLY known as … Continue reading

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Working Safely in the Winter

Yes its not quite over yet so we shouldn’t ignore the weather; cold, wet and or windy let’s stay safe out there! This advice works for sporting events too!! Reblogged with thanks from EHS Today  Author Stefanie Valentic  (click for more) … Continue reading

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Tax Rebate at Christmas? I Don’t think so!

This post is about a scam pretending to come from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Don’t fall for it. Don’t give your debit or credit card details and don’t be left feeling foolish and deflated at Christmas: This is what was … Continue reading

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Two things I discovered about me this week.

I volunteer with a Lowland Rescue team. I’m a trainee searcher (Search Technician) with Surrey Search and Rescue and this week volunteering with them taught me two things about myself: That I’m still able to deal with distressing situations and being … Continue reading

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Police Use of Force

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has today published its report on the Police Use of Force. As always with any discussion about the most sensitive and complicated areas of policing, mental health features heavily within in it and there are … Continue reading

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What does it take to save a veteran?

Servicemen and women, our reserves and their families are, like the rest of us wanting to live their lives in peace and in a setting they have chosen. Of course most of us make compromises due to our age, health … Continue reading

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Normalisation

This is a guest post by Em, or @DrEm_79 from Twitter – our various discussions on there made me realise she has a lot to say that is important and relevant for police officers responding to mental health crisis incidents. … Continue reading

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