College of Policing Newsletter, issue 1 (January 2014)

Welcome to the first edition of our monthly newsletter, designed to keep you up to date with what's happening here at the College, and to tell you what we're doing that will affect you as a policing professional.


What does the College do?

It's not surprising that, after just 12 months in operation, this is still a common question.

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What's in it for me?

The simple answer is - a lot! We have much to offer to every one of the 220,000 people working in policing across England and Wales.

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College awards £600k to strengthen links between police and academia

This week we have awarded grants of over half-a-million pounds to build new links between police and academia.

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Police trial of body-worn video begins

The first evidence-based trial of the use of body worn video as a way to protect the public and police officers will begin in Essex this week.

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Code of Ethics for everyone in policing

The Code of Ethics for policing will be published this Spring, after an extensive consultation with the public, forces and Police and Crime Commissioners.

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Annual fitness tests for frontline officers

Annual fitness testing for police officers has proved a hot topic of debate in forces and in the media.

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More women in line to become future leaders of police

More women than men have passed a rigorous assessment to become future leaders of the service in a first for UK policing.

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Updates made to training on missing person inquiries

Updates have been made to an e-learning package for police responding to reports of missing persons.

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Don't shout from the side-lines - jump in!

We're here to improve policing and benefit everyone working to deliver services to the public. As your College, we want to hear from you.

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