April 2020 Newsletter04/05/2020
Latest news from Mini-Police and VPC units across England & Wales
Stephen Lawrence Day 202004/05/2020
Wednesday April 22nd 2020 was Stephen Lawrence Day. Commemorating the life of teenager Stephen Lawrence, who was killed in an unprovoked racist attack, the day is an opportunity for children and young people to make their voices heard, be the change they want to see and help create a society that treats everyone with fairness and respect.
Cleveland Police Cadet makes outstanding virtual contribution29/04/2020
A cadet from the Middlesborough unit of Cleveland Volunteer Police Cadets has made an extremely powerful and important video via Tik Tok to raise awareness of domestic abuse. It is hoped that the video will encourage victims to contact the police.
In light of many Police Forces suspending their Volunteer Police Cadet schemes due to covid-19 the National VPC team has today issued advice to all Force VPC coordinators. The health of our Cadets and Leaders is paramount and we will continue to follow advice and guidance issued by the medical profession and Government. Cadets & Parents should contact their unit leaders if they require any further information
Gwent Police sets up first Heddlu Bach/Mini Police unit in Wales and the UK linked to a mosque12/03/2020
Gwent Police has welcomed its newest recruits into the force after setting up a Heddlu Bach in a Blaenau Gwent mosque, the first unit of its kind in Wales and the UK. Blaina’s Berea Mosque has established a mini police force – Heddlu Bach in Welsh – with nine officers, who will be assisted by a cadet.
February 2020 Newsletter12/03/2020
Latest news from Mini Police and VPC units across England & Wales
Llanelli Cadets on the road to being Good Citizens12/03/2020
Just picture this… a Lodge in the middle of a Welsh coastal forest with no Television, Internet and hardly a mobile phone signal, so just add Llanelli Police Cadets and yes you’ve got a fantastic four days ahead!
Christmas 2019 Newsletter18/12/2019
Latest news from VPC units across England & Wales
Memory of mini-police officer Melissa Tate will live on18/12/2019
Ten-year-old Melissa, who was tragically killed in September in a fatal hit-and-run near her home, was a proud member of the Force's Mini Police scheme
Partnership with the Security Institute goes from strength to strength18/12/2019
On 3 November this year, over 50 cadets from the Met (Barnet), Hampshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Greater Manchester VPCs were invited as VIP guests to at this year’s International Security Expo, London Olympia