Tour of duty - Saturday 18th August 2018
I have served with my force for approaching 2 and a bit years. My last blog documented a ride-along in February 2016 before I joined. It is interesting reading a blog pre and post joining.
It is 9 pm I begin work with a trudge to my night shift. I had been on the rota to be doing a late shift but was moved to cover a lack of resourcing. I am very tired. Early shifts straight into night shifts without a shift to transition body clock is a
My first of two ride-alongs I took part in during the application process for Thames Valley Police for the role of Police Officer.
A cold Friday evening in February 15:00 - 24:00
13:30 - Arrived at station, supposed to be collected at 13:40 for safety briefing.
15:00 - Actual start time, accompanying officer had a shift change and I was forgotten about. Oops!
15:30 - Signed the indemnity document, policies and a quick overview of the night's plan of action. Tonight would be