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This most recent post arises from time recently spent in Namibia – both privately and professionally. I had the enormous honour of being asked to provide training and ideas in mental health in the criminal justice system and these are my first reflections on a limited period in a place I’d never been before – what an experience it was. One I’ll never forget and I hope just the beginning of a relationship.

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The President’s Medal 2015


College of Policing Newsletters

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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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