Police recruitment and retention: the UK crisis

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The evolving landscape of law enforcement in the UK faces a significant challenge in recruiting and retaining police officers. This concern focuses on whether the expectations of long-term service, reminiscent of past norms where officers served for 30 years or more, remain viable in today's rapidly changing societal and professional contexts. Such expectations are rooted in the profession's history, yet they now confront a reality where the dynamics of work and life have fundamentally shifted.


  • Police Recruitment crisis


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