Tag Archive | suicide intervention

A Drama Out Of A Crisis

A tweet from Surrey’s Chief Constable Lynne Owens really struck me this morning. It said this:

“My officers & staff have been dealing with 3 high risk missing people overnight. The continual increase in these cases is concerning”

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Over To You (Part 2)

In the last blog I talked generally about risk and how so much of police work is about the management of risk.

I discussed how easy it can be to achieve a target but miss the point – even in cases of high risk. I touched upon how risk has been ignored for too long as focus has been on types of crime rather than a crime’s individual effect on a victim.

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Crisis Management: A New Hope?

For my first foray back into the world of blogs in a few months I would like to return to some themes I originally picked up in an earlier blog.

In Making A Drama Out Of A Crisis I discussed my thoughts on how “crises” should be managed and which agencies should be present to help manage them.

This followed a couple of incidents where, once again, people had died after police intervention in what appeared to be situations involving mental health. Read More…

No Matter How Long It Takes

Some of the comments on Twitter regarding the incident on the M42 over bridge have defied belief.

Comments have been directed at the individual brandishing him “selfish” and worse. They have also been directed at the police, criticising their handling of the matter. Read More…

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