Leading with difference

Simon Nelson is the DPA’s Vice-Chair for Officers, and Head of Criminal Justice & Custody with Sussex Police. In this inspirational presentation delivered to the Police Superintendents’ Association 2019 Annual Conference, Simon talks about the challenges of embedding an awareness of disability within the police service, and the importance of valuing disabled colleagues.

Simon has previously written about his experiences as a survivor of cancer, which as a serious illness is classed as a disability under the Equality Act – read his blog here.