Walls of Silence
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I left the Metropolitan Police less than half way through the career I had hoped to have. I left because I couldn’t set foot inside a Police Station without feeling sick, faint and unable to function. I left because I felt I was a lone voice with no supporters, even though I had made my stand on behalf of some of those others. I left because I was unable to fight the wall of silence and still function as a Police Officer. My career ended prematurely and my confidence was hit so massively that my whole life changed.
I stood up for what I believed to be right. A more senior officer disagreed with me and so began a battle of wits which ended in him winning. I went on to win the war but it was an empty victory. My career had gone and with it my sense of…
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Posted on February 11, 2014, in Management, Police, Politics, Public Sector and tagged Crime statistics, Criminal Justice System, Leadership, Police, Police Crime Commissioners, Policy, Politics, Public relations, women. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.