Category Archives: Well being

CI Jackie Hirst: Women in Policing.

Chief Inspector Jackie Hirst is a 27 year career police officer based at Blackpool in Lancashire. Chair of the “Women in policing” network, she is also a Force Incident Commander and Operations Manager for Firearms and Road Policing. Jackie started … Continue reading

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PS Regie Butler: Wellbeing Team

Devon and Cornwall Police entered into a strategic alliance with Dorset Police in 2016. This week I am delighted to speak with PS Regie Butler about his well being team within the alliance. They offer peer support to Officers and … Continue reading

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Police Sergeant Harry Tangye

Harry Tangye is a 27 year veteran of the Devon and Cornwall Police. He is currently a firearms commander, VIP protection officer and a firearms post incident manager. As we walk on the outskirts of Dartmoor national park in Devon … Continue reading

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Deputy Chief Constable Andy Rhodes, Lancashire Constabulary

Andy Rhodes is currently the Deputy Chief Constable of the Lancashire Constabulary and the national lead for wellbeing for the police services within England and Wales. In a remarkably candid interview he shares with me his vision of the future; … Continue reading

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An introduction to the new Well Being podcasts.

After several years of blogging  (which you can still find on this site should you wish to explore)  I have now moved into a medium that I have loved since I was a child and that is radio!. Except its … Continue reading

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The Police Unity Tour 2015

The Police Unity Tour. What a simple yet perfect way to describe this years cycle ride supporting the charity COPS. Police….yes; Unity….. most definitely; Tour…. as close to riding in a peloton as you will you get! The Police Unity … Continue reading

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WELLBEING: For every solution there’s a problem.

Ladies and Gentlemen I invite you to watch the following clip which is very funny and  acutely observed. The clip is courtesy of Monty Python. So while that bizarre argument; or contradiction, is still fresh in our minds lets have … Continue reading

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