What do we offer our members?

What do we offer Policing Professionals?

Policing Professionals will have the opportunity to become members of the College of Policing in 2015. To find out more about the benefits of becoming a member, visit the Membership page.

The College of Policing provides services to both organisations and individuals across policing.
We provide information, evidence, guidance and support to help you:

  • Understand how your force is performing against national standards
  • Maintain your continuous professional development and progress your career
  • Be an expert in your field
  • Know what you need to do to get promotion, or to move into a specialist role
  • Understand the powers you have 
  • Find career development, exchange and promotion opportunities in policing and law enforcement in the UK and internationally
  • Get involved in working at a national level, to help you learn from others and help you with your career development
  • Address any performance challenges with training, peer support, knowledge sharing and evaluation
  • Find conferences and seminars on contemporary policing and law enforcement issues
  • Research and evaluate 'good ideas' to see if they actually work
  • Find information about awards, bursaries and scholarships available for those working within policing and law enforcement
  • Network, share and collaborate with others across policing
  • Improve the performance of individuals and teams
  • Utilise and apply the professional skills and experience you bring from outside the police service for the great benefit of the public and policing
  • Be part of the voice of the service, and help shape it
  • Make strategic planning decisions e.g. whether to collaborate on the delivery of certain services
  • Keep up to date with developments at the Professional Committee and in Business Areas
  • Facilitate information sharing and learning in your force, drawing on APP and the Business Areas
  • Find appropriately qualified independent members to help select and appoint your Chief Officers
  • Get Executive Search support to identify and vet appropriate applicants for your vacant Chief Officer positions

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