Thoughts about leaving policing

I originally wrote this article for a police magazine and felt it might be useful to reprint it here. We have been supporting police officers as they leave policing for eight years now, having set up Police into Private Sector (PiPS) in early 2011. We had all...

Interviews – a few reminders

You could be forgiven for thinking that one interview is much the same as another. You want the job on offer, you have submitted your strong, concise and compelling CV which has now secured an interview. Of course, now you might reflect it is a long time (if...

Should you make the jump?

There have been some excellent posts in the Police into Private Sector group on Linkedin, so I thought I would add my experience. I decided to leave the Police in 2012. I had been thinking about it since 2010 but had done nothing about it. I was determined to not...

Two Years On….Ten Things I’ve Learnt

Today is the second anniversary of my new life. My husband and I both retired from the Met Police exactly two years ago. I thought that I would share some of the things I have learned or struggled with along the way. Please don’t think that this is a smug article...