Academy News

Welsh week for the Academy

The Academy was with South Wales Police and with Dyfed-Powys Police over the last week as part of an established relationship with the Home Office forces and partner agencies in Wales.  

Reading Borough Council engage the Academy for bespoke local delivery

The Academy developed and delivered a bespoke 2-day event for Reading Borough Council staff to support their Continued Professional Development (CPD) and increase their capacity to support safer local communities.  

Academy supports the Metropolitan Police with a Train the Trainers event

For 2022/23, the Metropolitan Police Service has contracted the Academy to co-ordinate delivery of the Level 3 crime prevention accredited qualification and the Level 2 problem solving accredited qualification to officers in the new Town Centre Teams and existing Neighbourhood Teams.

Essex County Fire & Rescue Service and partners undertake crime prevention accredited qualification

The Academy is supporting members of the Safe & Well Team within Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFS) to undertake the Level 3 crime prevention accredited qualification as a key element in the re-launch of the project.  

Academy provides CPD for North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police contracted the Academy to develop and deliver a bespoke event to support the CPD (Continued Professional Development) of North Yorkshire Police neighbourhood officers.  

Academy supports unique rural & farming crime initiative in Cumbria

The Academy has been working with Cumbria Neighbourhood Watch Association (NWA) and Cumbria Young Farmers’ Clubs to develop a training package that will give local Young Farmers the confidence and capacity to help farmers and rural communities across Cumbria to prevent themselves from being victims of crime.  

Launch of initiative to help prevent local farm and rural crime

Young farmers in Cumbria are to be offered the opportunity to play a key role in helping to keep farming and rural communities safe.  A unique training package is being developed to support Young Farmers in identifying practical actions that local farmers in their club area can take to prevent themselves from becoming victims of crime. 

National delivery of Level 4 crime prevention accredited qualification

The Academy welcomed delegates representing the police, local authority and the private sector onto the national delivery in May 2022 of the Level 4 Certificate in Crime Prevention for Practitioners.  

Safer Trafford Partnership accesses accredited crime prevention training through the Academy

The Safer Trafford Partnership chose the Academy as their provider for Level 4 crime prevention accredited qualification to support the team in considering the most appropriate crime prevention measures for residential properties usually following a burglary or domestic abuse where the victim is vulnerable.

Academy facilitates national delivery of strategic problem solving

The Academy was delighted to be able to support delegates from across the UK in accessing the Level 3 strategic problem solving accredited qualification which is a national vocational qualification accredited by the awarding body ProQual.