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In 2023
APComm delivered

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REWARD AND RECOGNISE PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • 64 nominations received for second National APComm Awards
  • 8 award winners
  • 1 comms professional recognised in King’s New Year Honours

MAXIMISE USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGY

  • 1 Teams Channel set up
  • 2 digital sharing sessions provided
  • 1 documentaries guideline established

INCREASE KNOWLEDGE, INFORMATION SHARING AND SUPPORT

  • 1 website maintained with toolkits & knowledge sharing portal
  • 30 mentors & 48 mentees forming part of mentoring scheme
  • 12 monthly refreshed & published training calendars
  • 3 national meetings hosted & 1 AGM
  • 1 Deputy Heads of Comms workshop
  • 2 best practice sharing workshops
  • 2 academies delivered
  • 6 specialist police comms courses
  • 4 media law training sessions
  • 11 monthly bulletins issued
  • 1 Deputy Heads network established

ENSURE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF APCOMM

  • 1 Business & Training Plan delivered
  • 1 Co-Chair election
    process run
  • 3 new secretaries supporting APComm

SUPPORT THE WELLBEING & WELFARE OF MEMBERS

  • 6 health & well-being opportunities at academy
  • 1 comms professionals well-being toolkit

 

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In 2022
APComm delivered

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INCREASE KNOWLEDGE, INFORMATION SHARING AND SUPPORT

  • 1 new website with increased functionality, toolkits and secure knowledge sharing portal
  • 40+ mentees on mentoring scheme
  • 1 new digital strategy set for 2023
  • 12 monthly refreshed & published training calendars
  • 4 national meetings hosted
  • 4 media law sessions
  • 1 Heads of Comms workshop
  • 2 hot debrief sessions
  • 4 major events supported
  • 2 Academies
  • 5 specialist police comms courses
  • 3 thematic workshops
  • 1 behaviour change workshop
  • Lots of members resources, including- monthly bulletins, membership calendar & JobShop

REWARD AND RECOGNISE PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • First national APComm Awards held
  • 3 winners
  • 5 runners-up
  • National award entries, nominations and winnings
  • 7 Twitter Takeovers
  • 1 input to the Association of Police Lawyers (APL) conference
  • 1 input to APCC comms Leads

IMPROVE THE INCLUSIVITY & DIVERSITY OF POLICE COMMS

  • 3 Diversity, Equality and Inclusion workshops
  • 1 recruitment planning session
  • 1 toolkit developed

ENSURE THE SUSTAINABILITY OF APCOMM

  • 1 Business & Training Plan
  • 2 appointed roles created
  • 1 legacy archive created

SUPPORT THE WELLBEING & WELFARE OF MEMBERS

  • 10 bespoke well-being sessions
  • 2 ‘Saving your Sanity’ sessions
  • 1 Oscar Kilo event
  • 1 dedicated toolkit in development
  • 1 new starters pack
  • 1 Heads of Comms starter pack produced

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In 2021-22
APComm delivered

A strengthened network

  • Launched a new website
  • Held a virtual and in-person learning Academy 
  • Developed our social media platforms, grew our followers
  • Held regular meetings & events
  • Shared monthly bulletins of information, jobs and best practice
  • Refreshed our APComm directory
  • Diversity and inclusion group developed 

Training and knowledge sharing

  • Developed a rolling annual training calendar
  • Wellbeing & resilience training for all levels of communicators 
  • Virtual media & social media law training
  • Grew its mentoring scheme to more than 30 communicators
  • Supported colleagues with major event planning for G7 and COP26

Wellbeing and welfare support for members

  • Hosted & facilitated wellbeing & resilience sessions
  • Carried out a wellbeing survey
  • Shared networking and information on support groups and opportunities
  • Offered support throughout Covid pandemic

A strengthened national voice

  • Blogs and feature articles in national publications
  • Engagement & representation with other national communication bodies - LGA, PRCA, CIPR, COP
  • Delivered work to support specific NPCC CAG initiatives
  • Closer working with the APCC
  • Development and implementation of APComm marketing strategy & assets

Communications training for policing

  • Head of Comms induction pack developed
  • COP communications training for Direct Entry Inspectors course
  • Inspectors & Superintendents training packs developed 
  • Digital learning packages for media and social media loaw

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