Police Standards Manager for Joint Operations - Clive Brooks

Joint Operations is a small team of two, Clive Brooks and Andy Woodward.  Working closely with UKDVI and NPCC, both Clive and Andy have been involved as practitioners or advisors in DVI locally, nationally and internationally for many years, providing support to ensure an effective response to major incidents involving the police and other agencies.

Disaster Victim Identification (DVI): The core role of the team includes the development of national standards, curriculum and training for DVI.  They have responsibility for quality assurance licensing of all forces in the UK, including non-Home Forces such as BTP, Police Scotland and PSNI to deliver DVI Foundation Training, as well as delivering core DVI mangers roles of Scene Evidence Recovery Manager (SERM), Police Mortuary Operations Coordinator (PMOC) and Senior Identification manager (SIM).

The team manages a number of stakeholder and practitioner groups to ensure that operational learning is identified and incorporated into national training and doctrine.  They also manage and chair the national DVI Training group, membership of which includes representatives from each area of the DVI spectrum, including Senior Coroners.  Other groups where the team represent the College of Policing include the DVI Steering Group, Casualty Bureau Steering Group and National Family Liaison Executive Board.   
The team also maintains and develops the Authorised Professional Practice (APP) for DVI/CB and Civil Contingencies.

Civil Contingencies and Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Principles (JESIP): The College Joint Operations team work closely with the Central JESIP Team and NPCC leads.  Projects for 2020/21 include a review of the Initial Responder and Initial Commander ELearning Programmes, review of JESIP Training, Joint Organisational Learning and Joint Doctrine, taking into account lessons learned and Public Inquiry recommendations from recent incidents such as Grenfell Tower and the Manchester Arena attacks.

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