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Positive Action

What is Positive Action?

Positive Action Group

To support the increase in Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) representation we work closely with our Local Policing teams to engage with people who were looking at joining the Police Family - Police Staff, the Special Constabulary and PCSOs.  We are working closely with the College of Policing on their initiative BME Progression 2018 which aims to proactively work with Police forces in developing and improving;

  • Progression/Specialisation
  • Recruitment
  • Retention

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Disability Support

We are also developing action plans to ensure all our positive action initiatives encompass all under represented groups such as disability  and sexual orientation. It is important that our workforce represents the communities we serve and that we have a deeper understanding of our communities.

Our Independent Advisory Group members have helped with training and raising awareness of specific issues such as visual impairment, mental health, and cultural awareness of the gypsy and traveller communities.