About Me.

snowmegadomPreviously sharing the human side of working the slab. (n. slab = motorway; large expanse of concrete.) and traffic matters in general. I now comment on well being and leadership from a view looking upwards from the bottom rung.

I have been a Police Officer for twenty years.  It’s fair to say I have just about seen it all. I have spent my service working major town centres on response seeing all that life can throw at a human being. But, for the last eight years I have been on the road policing unit in its various guises. It is on this unit that I have seen life transpire to deal its cruelest hand. Both as an investigating officer and a family liaison officer, I have witnessed tragedy that at times I have been at a loss to understand and at worse comprehend. Wholly committed to saving lives, this is the role of the road policing officer.

As I have got older I realise that our own wellbeing is our sole responsibility. This is important as todays modern police force relies on its employee’s.  If your not well then the organisation is not well. Switching from blogging to podcasting I now concentrate on the well being of police officers and making sure that they get the support they deserve. The general health of police officers is probably the biggest looming crisis the service faces currently.

These are my opinions based on my own experiences throughout the years. They are not to be taken as fact and my views do not represent anyone else other than myself unless a third party contributor expresses their own views, invited or otherwise. I exercise no editorial control over those third party views and as such publishing such views are not be taken as an endorsement. My aim, in the true nature of journalism is to present all sides of an argument and let you the reader decide on a conclusion.


2 Responses to About Me.

  1. I really enjoyed reading your articles and most importantly coming from a cop, it is rare to have the opportunity to see into the thoughts behind the uniform.
    Thank You
    I have added your Blog to my links on my Blog

    Ryan Hazlewood

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