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  1. Ill Health Retirement/ Annual leave

    To save you the trouble.I was off with ptsd for 14 months before medical retirement (with this and other issues) a few months before my "actual" date of retirement and my force was amazing by the way. I had loads of leave and a major amount of accrued time of in in leave aka toil as I was in a job that didnt officially have an overtime budget for the last 7 years.( multi agency).They paid me every penny as per the police regulations on my final pay slip.So hope this helps. In my case the police service was brilliant to me when I became too ill to work in 2015.
  2. Ill Health Retirement/ Annual leave

    You will get paid out.If you want more info PM me.
  3. DBS certificate

    Just had one done and it now will only go to you.It used to be both but it changed recently .Your employer will take a photocopy.
  4. Height

    Tutored females 5 feet one and 2 with size 2 feet and this was in 1999-2001.The equality laws were in place by then but mother nature decreed most blokes were bigger than most women. You have nothing to worry about physically.nut this site can only reassure you.You will only be happy when the tick in the box is there from recruitment and we can say to you we told you so!!! good luck.
  5. Dealt with many GBH (section 20 or section 18) on my own as a uniform beat PC.Where I policed they were 10 a penny.Nor were they rocket science.So long as the court file was right you never heard from a CID supervisor other than closing comments that they had overseen it on the closing comments screen.This isnt disrespecting CID who would have been involved if the case had been messed up.
  6. Passing Vetting

    No issues when I worked with recruits.It was accepted that it was so easy to accrue points.Six might raise an eyebrow though.Stop using lead soled shoes for 3 years and you will be fine.Stop fretting !!
  7. Change of Career

    Dont get me wrong I enjoyed 90% of it.Plus I am now 2 years out of the job with no contact with serving cops.So I just see and read the negative side of things.
  8. Change of Career

    The positive was catching criminals in the act usually on nights .Having no bosses around enthused me no end! Big down side was 2004 CPS became involved in charging decisions this meant a 45 minute shoplifting job became a 3 day nightmare cps were shyte and spoiled everything.The assaults in my case were horrendous and caused me to leave 9 months early with ptsd. Now though its the internal scrutiny of PSD and the IPCC .these people have eteral time to scrutinise everything you do with the agenda they want you in jail.If my adult kids wanted to do what you are doing I would talk them out of it! but good luck!
  9. Change of Career

    I worked with recruits 05-08 and so long as you had no ccjs or being declared bankrupt you should be OK.Missing a few credit card / mortgage payments over the years didn't seem to matter.One lad had 70K gambling debts but he had to go when we found out.As long as your finances or OK you should be ok. Go to clearscore for a free monthly credit check.The main problem was probationers thinking they had won the lottery by being accepted as a cop and then getting into megadebt once in, cars,houses,holidays of a lifetime every year etc and then deciding policing wasnt for them.
  10. Realistic at my age?

    HD means high definition both on the publics phones and police body cams.Social media is heavily monitored by those in charge and be careful who your friends are once you join.
  11. Realistic at my age?

    WYP is an excellent employer.I have tutored someone older than you when he joined he is still going I think? ( however the only one of 11 I tutored I didn't get on with!). Ex squaddies and ex miners always seem to do well in WYP. Just be careful every key stroke is monitored and everything you do must be regarded as recorded in HD. If I joined today my biggest worry would be falling in the crap and hung out to dry.You will need the constitution of a lion to tough out the complaints.But good luck its mainly still good I think!
  12. Medical retirement advice please

    Was this an IOD ( injury on duty) you don't say?? You would be extremely early to be thinking about early ill health retirement. My force was brilliant with me and I got 8 months or just over early retirement but the paperwork would have sank a battleship. Someone I am now acquainted with got the rough end of the deal but failed too keep copies of IODs failed to record ( tape on just after) interviews or photos or anything really who had no clue of the process got the bare minimum.Someone else ( who I tutored in 1999) lost the leading hand thumb in a freak accident/ negligence ??? with cell block doors.She kept everything and had an air tight case and was pensioned off with he highest available payout.
  13. Required level of fitness?

    2 miles in 14 minutes very good you should romp the actual test.Just keep gradually building. swimming and an exercise bike all good too. You don't have to go mad even to be an ARV. I went on a gas refresher about 10 years ago with an ARV unit and we did their test with the option of dropping out at 5.4.Pride kept us in it ( none arvs) and we completed it all. I was aged 40 at the time and was fairly porky just swimming and the odd half hour on the bike. I suggest you should be fine.
  14. Wisdom personified OC Stockholm today!
  15. Constant false allegations

    Agreed Zulu suggest closure