Our new domestic abuse partnership project

Our new domestic abuse partnership project

Crest have been in Durham to start our new domestic abuse partnership project It was snow boots at the ready this week to begin our latest partnership project. We have teamed up with tech and IT sector leaders CGI, who run the Police National Database. At the National...
Look down …Look out

Look down …Look out

Look down ...Look out “To lead is to serve – nothing more, nothing less” (Andre Malraux 1901-1976, French writer and Minister). Police leadership gets a qualified thumbs up from HMICFRS this week. Forces, inspectors say, are promoting ethical leadership,...
Doctor doctor, my organisation is sick – Heather Baily

Doctor doctor, my organisation is sick – Heather Baily

Public sector leaders continue to wrestle with financial constraint and increasing demand. The focus is value for money, balancing productivity with sustainable service delivery to meet increasingly complex demands and high levels of public expectation. For police...
Jon Clements reviews ‘Blue: A Memoir’

Jon Clements reviews ‘Blue: A Memoir’

It takes a certain literary skill to write a memoir which is both humble and humbling. Chief Superintendent John Sutherland, shortly to retire from the Metropolitan Police, has it in spades. Highly personal, yet never self-centred; authoritative yet often amusing,...
Where is everybody?

Where is everybody?

In January, the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) announced an ambitious inquiry into the future of policing in the UK. Its wide-ranging terms of reference require MPs on the committee to examine whether policing has the capability and capacity to keep people safe...