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Hello! – and welcome to my award-winning BLOG which has been running for four years and has been used over a million times. You can read my LATEST POST, access the most commonly used resources and learning more about why I’ve become so interested in this relationship between policing, mental health and criminal justice.

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The most recent BLOG highlights the timeline that applied following the trial and conviction of Peter SUTCLIFFE, the so-called Yorkshire Ripper. It was reported that his need for ongoing inpatient care is over: and that it now rests with the Secretary of State to decide whether or not he returns to prison or remains in Broadmoor. What none of this currently means, is any discussion around his release, which the Court of Appeal ruled should never happen.

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The President’s Medal 2015


College of Policing Newsletters

March 2015
April 2015
May 2015
July 2015

The new Code of Practice (2015) to the Mental Health Act 1983 for England

– The new Code came into effect on 01st April 2015
Summarised highlights for police officers
– Please read chapters 16, 17, 27 and 28.

Temporary Reduction in Output!

I’m in the process of updating, tidying and re-indexing all 500+ posts on this blog.  As such, I’ll be writing less until this is complete.  I changed the ‘theme’ of the BLOG some months ago so this is well overdue and will ensure old posts don’t look odd!

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