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The graduate officers of the future

Richard Hester argues that far from churning out 'snowflake' police officers, the degree qualification prepares them for what has become an increasingly complex role.

A bespoke 'crime house' gives students the opportunity to engage in a variety of scenarios

A bespoke 'crime house' gives students the opportunity to engage in a variety of scenarios

Date - 8th October 2019
By - Richard Hester
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I have read with interest the varying and polarised debates around the police ‘professionalisation’ agenda over the last few years. Whether a police officer actually needs a degree or not, at the University of Gloucestershire we are...
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