Gareth Stubbs - Policing blogger
OPINION: What do we think of when we think of police leadership? Serving officer Gareth Stubbs warns that traditional perceptions of how leaders look and behave may no longer be fit for purpose given the challenges facing policing.
PS Dan Reynolds, Cheshire Police
OPINION: Many serving officers may feel that the College of Policing is a distant organisation, doing things to them, rather than for them. Serving officer Dan Reynolds makes a critical appraisal of the work of the College and how its work can be beneficial for officers on the ground.
Andy Trotter OBE QPM, former Chief Constable BTP
Opinion: Former chief constable of the British Transport Police Andy Trotter OBE QPM, reflects on the terror attack that took place in London last week and the challenges it presents the service.
Dan Slee, Director of comms2point0
OPINION: Following the attack on Westminster, the focus has rightly been on the bravery and sacrifice of the uniformed public services. But behind the scenes, the work of communications staff prevented the public's horror from turning into panic. Dan Slee of comms2point0 analyses the public sector comms response.
Sir Hugh Orde OBE QPM - former ACPO President
OPINION: Sir Hugh Orde, former PSNI Chief Constable and President of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), provides a personal perspective on the Westminster attack, and identifies key challenges that police leaders now face.
Dr Mike Rowe, University of Liverpool
OPINION: Ethnography has one of the longest traditions in police research. Dr Mike Rowe of Liverpool University explains how ethnographic research can offer an understanding of the work and role of police officers that other types of research cannot reach.
Emma Williams - Policing Programme Director
OPINION: If academia is serious about working with the police, does it need to make its research outputs more useful to those who might use them? Emma Williams of Canterbury Christ Church University makes the case for integrating practitioners into the process of research at every level.
Ch Supt Gordon Crossan - President, ASPS
Opinion: Chief Superintendent Gordon Crossan, President of the Association of Scottish Police Superintendents, explores Police Scotland's draft 10-year plan and how its successful delivery will depend on the quality of its workforce, not on the quantity.