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BlueLight Commercial launches healthcare in custody police tenders

BlueLight Commercial, in collaboration with 13 police forces, has announced the launch of seven new tenders over the next four months, for the provision of healthcare services in custody. These latest tenders have an estimated contract value of £36m, over an average five-year contract term. The 43 police forces of England and Wales, spend approximately… Read more »

How airborne intelligence can aid search and rescue operations

Words: Andy Gent, CEO, Revector. The UK’s search and rescue (SAR) organisations, that are heavily reliant on volunteers, aim to provide a highly responsive service despite having limited resources, finding missing people or retrieving those caught up in weather-related incidents. It is no surprise that search and rescue experts are turning to technologies that can… Read more »

National policing staff survey launched to support development of the future workforce

Over the last 12 months, the UK’s justice sector has undergone enormous change, mobilising effective cross-sector collaboration and flexibilities at pace, to adapt and respond to unparalleled demand. The remarkable resilience and dedication of staff across policing, wider law enforcement and crime prevention to deliver services in the midst of such adversity is incredible but… Read more »

British Red Cross turns to digital mapping to help meet increased demand for support due to COVID

The British Red Cross has created new mapping tools using Esri GIS software, which are being used by the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership (VCSEP) and its network of over 250 organisations, to improve collaboration and outreach as it responds to the COVID-19 crisis. Designed to help meet an increased demand for support from… Read more »

The role of voice in an emergency

Words: Richard Stevenson, CEO, Red Box The majority of emergency responses start with a phone call, and capturing those conversations has always been critical to assist with operations, for investigative purposes and to meet legal obligations. For dispatch workers on the front line at risk of stress-related mental health issues resulting from higher call volumes… Read more »

Why TeamPolice?

TeamPolice is the fundraising body for police sport in the UK. It is a joint venture between Police Sport UK (PSUK) and EthosVO. TeamPolice raises much needed funds through an innovative commercial sponsorship scheme to help improve the wellbeing of everyone who is serving and has served in our UK police forces by enabling increased… Read more »