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Old 25th Nov 2019, 10:17
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Originally Posted by Same again View Post
Three new HR positions, two accountants and an H&S executive apparently.
HahHa. And probably some truth in it.
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Old 28th Nov 2019, 21:46
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Wh is the boss of NPAS currently?
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Old 6th Dec 2019, 22:01
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New NPAS Website

It has taken a while..... a May letter and an Autumn FOI request .. plus of course some editorial comments now and again ... but finally the newly revamped NPAS website again includes the Strategic Board minutes.

If you did not save the originals you are out of luck as the minutes posted are 2018 and early 2019.... September still awaited.... and of course redacted. Some within an inch of their content but mostly just lightly.

Better than nothing methinks.
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Old 7th Dec 2019, 11:49
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Originally Posted by PANews View Post
Better than nothing methinks.
Is that NPAS's new motto?
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Old 8th Dec 2019, 00:13
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NPAS has been the the greatest disaster since the flood! By 2008 UK Police Aviation was the best and most advanced in the world. Then came along the Chief of Liverpool, Hogan How, who suggested that it could be done for far less money!

NPAS was formulated,. Not to increase officiency but purely to save money! I fought hard against it saying that the only criteria should be to increase effectiveness not to save money! NPAS was theoretically correct, but only if administered regionally, NOT from West Yorkshire!

I was sacked by my employer because I had made my views clear, but they have since all been proved to be correct!

A National Police Air Service is the correct way forward, but its mantra must be efficiency AND effectiveness, using the best and most well trained staff, using the latest equipment against the common criminal. Regional delivery not National, is essential!

NPAS was never going to succeed, it was born out of a flawed concept! In aviation only the best and the right way is the way forward.

Its time to put NPAS Mk 1 out of its misery! Roll on Mk2!


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Old 8th Dec 2019, 06:21
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We all knew it would go that way, but would they listen? “More effective and more efficient”.
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