Police Standards Manager for Local Policing

Police Standards Manager for Local Policing – Supt Jim Lunn

Jim is a seconded Superintendent from Bedfordshire Police and has responsibility for Local Policing. This includes being the College point of contact for Neighbourhood Policing, Response Policing, Roads Policing, Mental Health, Citizens in Policing (including the Special Constabulary), Public Health Approaches to Policing, Children & Young Persons and Stop & Search. Jim is also closely involved in an important piece of work to develop guidelines for supervisors of all levels across the police service. Jim works closely with the NPCC in the delivery of work in these areas, and is more widely responsible for overseeing the delivery of current work within his portfolio, as listed below.

Citizens in Policing – Ed Barnard

Ed represents the College on the Citizens in Policing Portfolio, with specific emphasis on the development of national policy relating to Special Constables and Police Support Volunteers. He works closely with key policing, government and third sector stakeholders to provide policy advice, highlight interesting and innovative practice, develop national standards and, wherever practicable, promote a nationally consistent approach for police forces to engage with volunteers throughout the volunteering lifecycle.

Roads Policing & Stop and Search – Michael Collins

Michael is a recently retired officer from West Yorkshire Police.  He has extensive experience in Roads Policing where he has worked as an operational officer, trainer and driver trainer.  Working with the NPCC leads, Michael oversees the Roads Policing APP and also the associated NCALT packages in this area.  In addition to Roads Policing Michael is also responsible for the development of professional practice in relation to stop and search, again working closely with the Home Office, partners, and the NPCC lead.

Paul Quinton - Evidence and evaluation advisor

Paul Quinton is the evidence and evaluation advisor for the uniformed policing faculty. Paul's role involves him helping to develop the evidence base on uniformed policing, identify and share best practice, and ensure the standards and learning produced by the faculty are informed by the best available evidence. Paul collaborates with police and academics on new research, carries out reviews of the available evidence, and supports the service to take an evidence-based approach.

Recent work has focused on sergeants, conflict management training, neighbourhood policing, stop and search, procedural justice and the police use of force.

Tonya Cook - Front line advisor

Tonya is a seconded Inspector from Durham Constabulary and is the Front Line Policing Advisor. She is supporting forces with 4 pieces of work consisting of embedding the Neighbourhood Policing Guidelines, Demand Management, Response Policing and the Public Health Approach to Policing. Tonya is working to support the NPCC leads for these key areas to ensure good practice is identified and shared whilst ensuring an Evidence Based Approach is maintained.

She is working with forces and the Home Office around ways of reducing demand specifically in relation to Concern for Safety requests from partners. She is also working on developing Continuous Professional Development for Response Officers and ensuring their views and experiences are central to any future decisions.

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