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“My life has been lived behind an unseen screen”

Detective Constable Tony Ashcroft is based within the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Cambridgeshire Tri-Force ICT Department – here he shares his experience of living with autism and dyslexia My life has been lived behind an unseen screen. This screen is the … Continue reading

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Welfare – or well unfair?

Are sickness absence policies in policing counterproductive to the welfare agenda? by Gavin Hales Senior Associate Fellow, The Police Foundation Last year, I asked if a mental health dam in policing is starting to crack, highlighting the findings of two … Continue reading

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“I wouldn’t change the way I am”

Nigel Colston is Chief Inspector for Neighbourhood Policing with Avon & Somerset Constabulary. As an officer on the autistic spectrum, he talks about how he overcame the challenges associated with his condition and how being autistic brings unique strengths to … Continue reading

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