The London Policing College has considerable UK policing expertise and experience of delivering police education programmes around the world. As vice chair of the International Forum for Police Education Cooperation and leading the British Council UK – China – Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) partnership programme, they bring international insights, including:
- partnerships with 8 Universities in the Peoples Republic of China, the Royal Thai Police Academy, The Police Academy of Cambodia and the Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (Saudi Arabia)
- experience of delivery in the United Arab Emirates, China, Thailand, Palestine, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Europe and America
- 75 short courses delivered abroad to over 7,500 officers around the world, participation in International conferences on subjects including cybercrime, police legitimacy, police education, public order policing
- Summer schools and specialist programmes delivered to foreign students (480 over the past 6 years) in the UK on subjects including: Public Order, Cyber Crime, Police Modernisation and Leadership, Police Financial Management, Food and Drug Security, Roads Policing, Policing Public Disorder, Crime Management and Investigation, Governance and Accountability, Youth Crime
The team, of 140 Associates, are selected as experts in policing and include Chief Officers, operational leaders and tactical specialists. With over 3,000 years policing service between them, they bring their operational experience and insights (15 are holders of the Queens Police Medal, between them they have several hundred commendations and recognitions for meritorious service) and a commitment to continual professional development (attending and participating in conferences, research programmes, supporting operational officers and membership of professional bodies). The team bring with them considerable experience of policing, current involvement in developing, designing and delivering policing in the UK and across the world, and are involved in police education from recruits through to senior officers.
In partnership with the University of West London, they have in the past year delivered a series of conference’s ranging from Violence in the UK (Mapping the Landscape of Violence) and the 1st UK International conference on Police Education with over 100 attendees from 10 countries and representing 35 police education institutions between them.
Consultancy on specific policing issues; A combination of professional experience, with access to the latest research, supplemented with our international reach and network. Using our knowledge hub, we can use past evidence to evaluate what worked, lessons learnt, applying that to current operational context to identify the most appropriate solution.
Capability to design and deliver education programmes with a speedy response to Training Needs and Performance Needs Analysis. Producing effective interventions to develop skills and capabilities. Releasing potential while maximising the investment you make in your own staff as your most valuable asset.
Capitalise and develop the skills and ability to develop collaborative partnerships to generate efficiencies and effectiveness. This is particularly relevant to working with community safety departments, maximising opportunities to achieve shared outcomes and goals.
Business partnerships currently include
Collaboration with the University has enabled us to deliver several impressive undergraduate and post graduate policing programmes. The unique knowledge and experience of our company supplements the excellent academic knowledge resulting in a very high-quality product. This long-term and important partnership is developing policing as a subject area integrating into academic and other professional programmes.
We have developed extensive partnerships with several organisations to provide the formal underpinning relationships to support learning and development. These include:
The Metropolitan Police Service
The National Crime Agency
Community safety organisations
Major UK companies
We provide consultancy and services to a number of UK companies through formal contracts. These include:
Babcock International – Consultancy on police education programmes
Sunland International – Design and delivery of police study programmes.
United Arab Emirates
London Policing College has been contracted to provide training courses to Police departments Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
LPC successfully designed 75 different programmes ranging from courses for Officer Safety, Driving, Problem Solving and Leadership. The LPC operational team delivered over 500 courses engaging approximately 10,000 officers (of a total force number of 33,000). The feedback from each session was used for continuous improvements to enhance delivery.
Our consultancy for the Community Policing Department included youth development, organisational change and educational development.
Community Police and Police Science Institute of Abu Dhabi Police – designing, developing and delivering training programmes and consultancy
Al Darak Management Consultants design, development and delivery of training programmes on police skills and leadership
Quality Training; design, development and delivery of training programmes on police skills and leadership
Zayad University delivery and development of operational elements of the Sheikh Zayad High Potential Scheme of UAE police.
People’s republic of China
London Policing College has collaborated with the Ministry of Public Security and several national policing units in China. This work included central departments leading on police strategy, finance, network security, drugs and food security.
London Policing College has created formal partnerships with several police universities and colleges including Hunan, Shanghai and Jiangxi Police Academies: Peoples Public Security University of China, Criminal Investigation Police University of China and the Railway Police College delivering successful programmes.
LPC is registered as International Experts with the Ministry for International Expert Advice (S.A.F.I.A.).
LPC’s delivery model included consultancy, lectures and programmes in China. In addition the LPC designed and delivered 20 study programmes in the UK attended by senior officials from China. The course evaluation has been used to develop new and improved focussed programmes ready for future delivery.
Our team have worked with charities in the UK on a range of projects:
1. Organisational design, fund raising, team building, partnership development and programme management, working for:
The Princes Trust
The Queens Trust
The Peter Cruddas Foundation
Youth United Foundation
Our managing director, Rod Jarman, personally founded Youth United Foundation in 2012 to support HRH The Prince of Wales vision to enable young people from all parts of the country to have opportunities to engage in volunteering, fun and self-development. Initially working with 10 of the largest uniform voluntary youth organisations building a partnership under the banner of Youth United. This brought together a group of independent charities, often working in competition with each other to develop a core message, share resources and to work together.
The charities involved
Air Training Corps
Marine Society and Sea Cadets
St John Ambulance
Volunteer Police Cadets
Using our expertise, contacts and the relationships built over several years establishing the operating arrangements, recruiting and engaging the delivery team and Trustees and developing an effective programme of work with 10 partner charities. Funding was secured from the Department for Communities and Local Government and other partners raising in excess of £20 million pounds, creating over 15,000 self-sustaining new opportunities for young people in some of the most deprived parts of the country. Our partnership was built on relationships with others including:
Ministry of Defence (Cadet Team)
The Reserve Forces Charitable Association,
Prince’s Charitable Foundation,
Local leaders such as the Lord Lieutenancy in Manchester
Our approach to partnership, funding and strong project management leading to delivery on time and to budget. The partnership has grown and flourished but we were extremely proud to have engaged with government and delivered an exciting and effective programme.
2. Business Development and Project support, working for
Foundation for Jimmy
Developing their Business plan, finding resources and placing project leads within their team to develop programmes including their Award-winning (Children and Young People NOW – Partnership Working Award) schools engagement programme under the Release the Peace Banner.
3. Project evaluation and team development, working for
St John Ambulance
Working extensively and collaboratively with St John Ambulance on their schools’ involvement programme, assisting with development and assessment of the effectiveness of the interventions.