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
Volunteer Police Cadets celebrate the first Stephen Lawrence Day07/05/2019
On 22 April 2019, Volunteer Police Cadet (VPC) units in partnership with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust joined community groups and schools across the UK to celebrate the first national Stephen Lawrence Day.
Leeds West VPC support International Womens Day 201917/04/2019
As part of International Womens Day 2019, Leeds West Police Cadets took part in an Inspirational Women in Sport evening. The event was opened by West Yorkshire Police’s Assistant Chief Constable Angela Williams with a special double award presentation – cadet of the month and promotion to senior cadet in one go.
Leading Youth Organisations welcome a Youth Charter11/04/2019
Working together, UK Youth, The Scouts, Girlguiding, National Youth Agency, NCS Trust, Youth United Foundation, Step up to Serve, The Prince’s Trust, and the British Youth Council have been calling on the Government to develop a Youth Charter.
East Herts VPC had quite a week!!26/03/2019
East Herts VPC had quite a week, made up of 2 units, Hertford & Ware established in June 2015 and Bishop's Stortford established Sept 2018. They were set up and are still run by the same team, jointly the units comprise of 100 Cadets. They recently won the 2019 High Sheriff's association National crimebeat award and came second in the adult led category for their social action project ACHIEVE CARE. Both awards were given for their outstanding contribution to helping reduce crime and creating a safer community!!