• promote that we are a forces-friendly organisation
  • have a Chief Officer Champion
  • set-up a Chief Officer chaired Armed Forces Network to create a community for those who have served, have family currently serving and allies to connect, support and inspire our people
  • seek to support the employment of veterans young and old and work with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP), in order to establish a tailored employment pathway for service leavers
  • strive to support the employment of service spouses and partners
  • endeavour to offer a degree of flexibility in granting leave for service spouses and partners before, during and after a partner’s deployment
  • offer our employees who choose to be members of the Reserve Forces, up to 15 days paid leave for training, and accommodating deployment where possible
  • actively participating in Armed Forces Day and Armistice Day
  • proactively demonstrate that service personnel/armed forces community are not unfairly disadvantaged as part of the recruitment and selection process
  • ensure that the workforce is aware of our positive policies towards defence people issues
  • we will identify serving personnel, veterans, and their families in custody and work with military charities to offer appropriate support
  • be an exemplar within policing, advocating support to partner organisations