Over the last month or so I have been working hard to log all the activity I have undertaken to develop my own and colleagues knowledge of public relations in my CPD log. Since January 2013 when I first started to work under the CIPR (Chartered Institute of […]
Communications Manager at Staffordshire Police
Last year I was asked to speak to professionals involved in managing risk across a range of public sector organisations. For many organisations and individuals managing risk is about ‘not looking for the problems’. I spent time explain about the risk but mainly the opportunities of a strategic […]
Bit of a shock when this Tweet appeared – Policing by content 08 Feb 2017 By the time the call came into the Staffordshire Police control room about a 32-year-old woman with mental health issues who had gone missing while suicidal, it was the early hours of the […]
My visit to the Palestine West Bank to help local police improve community engagement using digital channels.
Today I have had the pleasure of presenting at the Association of Police Communicators annual conference on the survey work I have undertaken into the communities perception of police use of social media. Over the next few months I will go into more detail of the findings but […]
It’s really easy to focus on the ‘shiney’ and ‘clever’ but we have to remember to ask ourselves – Why are we doing this and what does the customer need? Being ‘user focused’ is easy to say but how easy is it to achieve? This year I have […]
Yesterday I presented at a conference called ‘Professionalising Open Source Investigations and Intelligence‘ on behalf of police communicators to explain to an audience of investigators, intelligence experts and police analysts what police communications teams are doing on a daily basis across the UK. The event was organised by […]