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Blue remembered skills : mental health awareness training for police officers (2010)
Journal Article
Cummins, I., & Jones, S. (2010). Blue remembered skills : mental health awareness training for police officers. Journal of Adult Protection, 12(3), 14-19. https://doi.org/10.5042/jap.2010.0410

The Bradley Report (Bradley, 2009) has raised a number of important questions regarding the treatment of individuals who are experiencing mental health problems and find themselves in the criminal justice system. One of the key recommendations is th... Read More about Blue remembered skills : mental health awareness training for police officers.

Sex on the desk, coke in the toilet, bribery and corruption on the streets. An investigation of Spiral as a representation of contemporary policing
Presentation / Conference
contemporary policing. Presented at International Conference on Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), Paris, France

Policing is widely recognised as one of the most stressful occupations. Numerous studies have explored the ways in which stress impacts on the personal and professional lives of officers. Using this literature as context, the paper explores the way... Read More about Sex on the desk, coke in the toilet, bribery and corruption on the streets. An investigation of Spiral as a representation of contemporary policing.

Policing madness : a case study analysis of the management of mental illness in custody settings in England and Wales
Thesis
Cummins, I. (in press). Policing madness : a case study analysis of the management of mental illness in custody settings in England and Wales. (Thesis). University of Salford

This thesis presents a collection of nine published works in key peer reviewed journals alongside five further papers, a book and a book chapter. The papers explore two interlocking themes the impact of deinstitutionalisation and the decline of the s... Read More about Policing madness : a case study analysis of the management of mental illness in custody settings in England and Wales.

A path not taken? Mentally disordered offenders and the criminal justice system
Journal Article
Cummins, I. A path not taken? Mentally disordered offenders and the criminal justice system. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 28(3), 267-281. https://doi.org/10.1080/09649060601119466

The long stated aim of UK Government policy has been to divert mentally disordered offenders from the Criminal Justice system to services where their mental health needs can be adequately addressed. An examination of the rates of mental disorder am... Read More about A path not taken? Mentally disordered offenders and the criminal justice system.