Three very simple questions which can make navigating your way through a problem a little bit easier. Three simple questions we probably don’t ask enough:
What is the problem? What is happening? What isn’t happening?
So what? Who cares? Does it matter? What are the consequences? To whom? Who is affected by this and how? What’s the worst that will happen if I do nothing? Does something need to be done? Does something need to be stopped?
Now what? So what are we going to do about it? Why? When? Who else needs to be involved?
It’s been quite a while since I wrote anything blog-wise, let alone anything on the subject of mental health and policing. That is not to say that I haven’t been watching closely what has been developing though I haven’t been as close to it as perhaps I once was.
I have also spent 4 months away from the front line of policing whilst doing some project work for the force I work for. I returned to my usual role as a response team inspector last month. Read More…
A phrase has appeared in the media with increasing frequency of late. It normally appears after an inquest or inquiry in actions taken by police and can come from a range of sources:
Single issue campaign groups
The phrase is this:
“Police need more training …”