November 2019 Newsletter21/11/2019
Latest news from VPC units across England & Wales
Tributes paid to Mini Police Officer - Melissa Tate17/10/2019
Tributes have been 10 year old Northumbria Police Mini-Police Officer Melissa Tate, who was tragically killed in a road traffic collision in the Kenton area of Newcastle in September.
Humberside VPC win the Ellan Vannin Fuels Adventure Challenge18/09/2019
The Ellan Vannin Fuels Adventure Challenge has finished for another year, with groups of young people going home having had a fantastic weekend on the Island. The weekend saw Police Cadet teams from Cambridgeshire, Humberside, Croyden, Cumbria, Stranrar, Kingston, Derbyshire, alongside local teams.
Suffolk Police cadets create replica riot van for soapbox race22/08/2019
Most police officers are used to getting behind the wheel and racing to incidents across Suffolk - but this team of cadets will drive a different kind of blue light vehicle this summer
Innovative Next Gen partnership between Security Institute and VPC15/08/2019
Over the last 12 months, the innovative Next Gen partnership between The Security Institute and the Volunteer Police Cadets national hub team has seen over 150 VPCs from 25 police force areas invited as guests to major security industry events at London Olympia, NEC Birmingham and London Excel Centre.
National Volunteer Police Cadet family joined together to map out plans for future growth31/07/2019
More than 140 senior policing leaders took part in the national Volunteer Police Cadet Conference held at the Greater Manchester Police Sedgley Park training centre on the 8th July 2019.
VPC Cadet Voice takes off at Microsoft HQ24/07/2019
Cadets from around the UK joined senior leaders, guests and colleagues from Microsoft UK for an energetic, engaging and empowering “Cadet Voice” session, at the Microsoft Campus in Reading. Cadet Voice listens to, promotes and presents the thoughts, opinions and ideas of young people from across the Volunteer Police Cadets (VPC) programme, through young representatives and participants.
Cadet Voice Challenge Event, 29th June, Reading11/06/2019
The VPC Cadet Youth Forum, would like to invite Cadets and Leaders, aged 16 to 25 with cadet experience, to join them at Microsofts HQ in Reading, Thames Valley, on Saturday 29 June from 10.00 to 16.00 where they will receive input from Microsoft staff and apprentices on the latest hi-tech innovations and challenged to explore proposals for the future of VPC and Policing.
New VPC unit to open in memory of Lyrico Steede04/06/2019
A new volunteer police cadet base is set to open in the coming weeks in Bulwell, Nottingham named in memory of murdered teenager Lyrico Steede.
Gloucestershire Constabulary Launch 'Treasure Seeker Cadets'21/05/2019
Gloucestershire Constabulary has launched a new initiative, that we believe is the first in the country, and will see the recruitment of 15 adults with learning difficulties into the force. The Treasure Seekers Police Cadets initiative launched in November 2018 and saw the introduction of four Community Police Cadet Officers