Durham VPC Apprentices visit Durham USA30/08/2018
On the 27th July, 8 young people (4 of which are Ex police cadets and now Durham Police Apprentices) went from County Durham on a visit to Durham, North Carolina in partnership with Sister Cities. This included people from Durham in England, Kostroma in Russia and Durham in North Carolina.
Suffolk Cadet Competition 2018 a real success25/07/2018
Suffolk held their annual Cadet Competition at Suffolk Police Headquarters, Martlesham over the weekend of 7th – 8th July 2018. A total of 60 Cadets attended the event from Lowestoft, Martlesham, Ipswich, Stowmarket, Bury and Milenhall and were supported by Cadet Leaders, Officers, Staff, Specials and Volunteers from their local areas.
Herts County Cadet Competition 201824/07/2018
More than 100 cadets from across Hertfordshire took part in this years competition. Activities included hostage rescue and riot shield runs. St Albans and Harpenden were named overall winners
GMP Hyde VPC visit the local Beavers17/07/2018
Leaders from Hyde VPC recently had the pleasure of giving a ‘stay safe on-line and outside’ input to the 3rd Gee Cross Beaver colony. Alison Ashley, the head of the Beaver Colony commented: ‘A massive thank you to Dave and Sam for giving up their night, the Beavers had lots of fun. As a finale the beavers were treated to a photo-call wearing old and new police kit, a crime scene search – and assisting in the arrest of an ‘offender’!
Croydon VPC come top in MPS annual VPC Competition16/07/2018
Croydon Volunteer Police Cadets (VPC) have come top in a London-wide competition designed to test the youngsters’ policing knowledge, physical skills and team dynamics.
What a weekend in the Isle of Man10/07/2018
A team of 12 Cadet from across the Warwickshire and West Mercia Police Alliance travelled to the Isle of Man to take part in a Cadets Challenge Competition organised by The Isle of Man cadets and the Isle of Man Police. The event was very kindly sponsored very by island business Ellan Vannin Fuels and organised by PC Mike Griffiths and team from the Isle of Man Police Youth Scheme This is an annual event and open to all forces Cadet Units. Warwickshire and West Mercia were the reigning champions going into the cup as they we won it the previous time the competition was held.
GMP Hyde VPC had fun at the annual Rotary fete05/07/2018
On Sunday 1st July Hyde VPC had a stall with a mix of past and present police paraphernalia at the Rotary club annual fete, held at Gee Cross. A small ‘crime scene’ was taped off at the rear of the display on which the youngsters visiting for a photo call were invited to search for ‘evidence’ (including a 50p coin which the finder could keep). As usual the event was enjoyed by all - and the cadets in attendance were once again great ambassadors as representatives of the police family and Greater Manchester Police.
Leicestershire Police Cadets Lit the Lakes02/07/2018
A team of volunteer police cadets from Leicestershire Police took part in this year’s Light the Lakes challenge, to raise money for a charity supporting the families of fallen officers. Seven cadets took part in the challenge, which involved climbing 700 metres to reach the top of Pavey Ark, one of the Wainwright Peaks in the Lake District. The challenge took place overnight from Friday 22 June to the Saturday morning, with a synchronised lighting of beacons at 3am from the top of the peak.
Mini Police trial proves big success!!29/06/2018
Hertfordshire Police trial the Mini Police programme and due to it's success, will now roll it out across the force area.
Breck Ambassadors featured on BBC Crimewatch Roadshow21/06/2018
On Tuesday 19th June 2018 Volunteer Police Cadets from Tower Hamlets and Sutton VPC appeared on BBC Crimewatch roadshow live with Lorin Lafave from the Breck Foundation. They spoke about the social action that they are doing as Breck Ambassadors in order to educate young people in staying safe whilst online gaming.