Category Archives: Blogs

‘These Mates I Love Like Brothers’ | ARV Cop

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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‘If You Had A Broken Leg You’d Go Get It Sorted So Why Not Your Head? | Guest Blog

“Largely Facebook is full of c**p but I do find it cathartic at times so I am going to share a story with you lovely listeners seeing as it is mental health awareness week. In 1995 I joined The Police or as some would call them, the pigs, the filth or the po po.. I was sick to death of

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‘There Is More Outrage About M&S Sweets Than There Is About This…’ | Former Police Sergeant

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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Training Days and Qualification Shoots | ARV Cop | Guest Blog

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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The Mets Recent Borough Mergers Are Leaving The Police Overstretched. And Here’s Why:

Over the weekend, I had a catch-up with a former colleague of mine who is still serving on the front line of the Met Police. Over a coffee, he told me about the impact that the recent borough mergers is having on officers who serve on London’s response team. It made for a very sombre conversation… The Met used to

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Anonymity And The Internet | ARV Cop | Guest Blog

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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‘The Government’ | Guest Blog By Former Police Commander John Sutherland

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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‘Life And The Job’ | ARV Cop | Guest Blog

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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Why Are Some Politicians Getting It So Wrong? | Comment

Just for a bit context, I served in the Met Police (on-and-off) for 10 years and spent my entire time in on a 999 response team in east London. I was in disbelief yesterday when a saw an interview that Mrs May gave to Sky News, during which she said that there was ‘no direct correlation between certain crimes and

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Sky News Poll Reveals Armed Forces, NHS & Police As Being Three MOST TRUSTED Institutions

We are in turbulent times. Our country is divided. Brexit has consumed the news agenda for the last 2 years and we still have no clue as to what is happening. However, there are some institutions out there which have remained steadfast in the face of instability and turbulence as has been highlighted by a recent Sky News poll. As

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