Menu

Login to access your account

Mon, 28 September 2020

Personalise Your Politics

Subscribe now
The House Live All
Coronavirus
Coronavirus
How can we transform siloed data into actionable intelligence at the UK border? Partner content
Home affairs
Investing in palliative care will help build a more compassionate society Partner content
By CARE
Health
Press releases

Recruiting 20,000 officers over the next three years is a huge opportunity for policing

College of Policing

1 min read Partner content

Below is a statement from the College of Policing about recruiting and training 20,000 extra officers.


Chief Constable Mike Cunningham, College of Policing CEO, said: “I’m pleased the new Prime Minister has made such a strong public commitment to improve police officer numbers.

“Recruiting 20,000 officers over the next three years is a huge opportunity for policing, to bring in more officers, to equip them and to extend diversity across the service. It is a significant challenge but it is one we are already working to make a reality.

“The demands on the police are growing while the nature of policing is becoming more complex and at the same time criminals are becoming more sophisticated.

“We have updated the training to match the complexity of the job today and by next year there will be more than 30 police forces delivering the new course.”

Categories

Home affairs
Associated Organisation
Podcast
Engineering a Better World

Can technology deliver a better society? In a new podcast series from the heart of Westminster, The House magazine and the IET discuss with parliamentarians and industry experts how technology and engineering can provide policy solutions to our changing world.

Listen now