Thursday, November 15, 2018

“And you can’t change the past, you can only make it better for the future.”

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/375724/calls-for-pride-boycott-over-uniform-ban?fbclid=IwAR1cEwNLdV9rb3E7eVi9NuZT7iG7wf91CWfjXicnNUnJKP82xpfKneZNNoI However, board member, Matty Jackson, didn't support the ban and has stepped down. Sarah Peele has marched with her father, a former police officer of 40 years, in a past parade. She will be boycotting next February's parade if the ban stays in place. Police not being able to show they're part or

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Police in England and Wales recorded around 23 child sexual offences involving the internet every day

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/11/02/everyone-probably-knows-paedophile-countrys-senior-officer-claims/ Police in England and Wales recorded around 23 child sexual offences involving the internet every day in 2017/18 – up from a rate of around 15 a day in the previous 12 months. Next week Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary, is to meet social media firms in America to find out

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Peer support for police,fire,ambulance officers

http://foxsanantonio.com/news/local/peer-support-training-helps-save-lives-of-first-responders Melissa Graham, a psychologist with the San Antonio Police says the peer support training can help first responders fight their battles with a teammate, something they do on fire lines every day. "You pair a peer with a peer that’s been through a similar situation and they're more likely to talk

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Social workers to solely focus on child protection

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12017241 An extra team of social workers to solely focus on child protection has been established to work alongside police in the eastern Bay of Plenty. While staff from the Ministry for Children and detectives have worked together in the same building in Whakatane for several years, the new team is the

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Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/99735922/a-growing-emergency-why-are-cops-looking-after-mental-health-patients-in-crisis The statistics are clear. Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year, while 111 calls for the next tier of mental distress rose by 77 per cent between 2009 and 2016. Canterbury experienced the lowest call increase, at 29 per cent, while in the Tasman region

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