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Former West Yorkshire sergeant-turned-lecturer, Dr Richard Heslop, discusses some of the worrying problems occurring on higher education campuses, and he cautions against assumptions that sending officers to study at university will lead to improvements in policing.

Early learners: The four Welsh forces were one of the first to adopt the PEQF initial entry routes

Early learners: The four Welsh forces were one of the first to adopt the PEQF initial entry routes

Date - 2nd July 2019
By - Dr Richard Heslop - Bournemouth University
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Police forces in England and Wales and UK universities are about to operationalise a seismic change to police training and education. Under the College of Policing’s Police Education Qualifications Framework, recruits will need to obtain a...
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