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Other places my writing has appeared: 

May 2016

Reform – The Reformer Blog 

Why a police duty of candour requires a new IPCC approach


May 2016

Policing Insight

My reflections on the Hillsborough verdict and what it means for policing


January 2016

Policing Insight

A post on Home Office proposals for police volunteers. Other articles I have written for Policing Insight can be found here.


November 2015

Guardian Online: Public Leaders Network

A response to Richard Gardside’s article on police budget reform


September 2015

Guardian Online: Public Leaders Network

An letter to the public on how police officers are people too


July 2015

Gemma Pettman PR – website

A guest post on what I see as the formula for corporate social media success


October 2015

Policing Insight

In this post I ask whether advocates of evidence-based policing can really claim “Police reform is working”


June 2015

Police Federation Magazine

An article on the value of Neighbourhood Policing


June 2015

Kings of War – website

Academic Jill Russell dissects one of my blogs and compares my neighbourhood work to counter-insurgency


March 2013

Police Federation Magazine

Comments on ballot for industrial rights for police officers


March 2013

Mental Health Cop Blog

A guest blog I wrote for Mental Health Cop’s site about police training on mental health


March 2013

Connected Cops

A UK perspective on police use of social media


April 2013

Sunday Express

Mental health victims need help not jail


April 2013

Russell Webster – website

An article covering my reasons for using Twitter


October 2013

Community Care magazine

The impact of mental health bed pressure on the police


October 2012

Community Care magazine

Police dissatisfied with out of hours Mental Health Act assessments


October 2012

Mental Health Cop Blog

A guest blog for Mental Health Cop on the difficulties of operational policing and mental health situations

Gem's Things

My Things: stuff I've bought, things I've done, food I've eaten and places I've stayed.

Gemma Pettman PR

Friendly PR and fundraising

Constable Chaos - UK Police Blog

Still blogging time on the thin blue line

Mental Health Cop

A venn diagram of policing, mental health and criminal justice

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