For the past few months, I have been focused on the development and implementation of the new Staffordshire Police website. It’s been difficult at times maintaining my focus away from the day-to-day demands of a busy force communications team but vital to ensure we delivered a project that […]
On Monday 27 June 2016 I was asked to present at the European Police College (CEPOL) course on the implications of social media on law enforcement. The course covers all aspects of digital engagement / investigation and law enforcement. Click here to download the slides. Really powerful learning […]
The digital age provides us with significant challenges but also opportunities to achieve this – not forgetting those who don’t share the digital space who also need the same.
I have been invited to speak at the Police Strategy Forum this year about my experience of social media engagement, particularly on Facebook. I have the slides here, but it’s really interesting to see how often social media has been referenced in the presentations this year. Whilst there […]
As managers we always talk about continuous professional development of ourselves, teams and colleagues, but how do we turn these words into action or for comms professionals ‘outcomes’. Yesterday I received the notification that I had for the third year since starting my achieved ‘Accredited PR Practitioner’ status […]
My local paper, The Sentinel, has written a story about the police using social media. It’s almost positive #SHOCK READ THE STORY IN FULL
Over the last year I have been working with Europol, particularly their EC3 division to develop a social media handbook for law enforcement across Europe.