Cheshire police named most inclusive police force in UK | Knutsford Times

Cheshire police named most inclusive police force in UK

By on December 20, 2017

Cheshire constabulary was names 12th in the Inclusive Top 50 Employers list – the highest ranking police force in the country.

The list identified the organisations that show dedication to workplace diversity, following a range of criteria.

Acting Chief Const Janette McCormick said: “I am absolutely delighted that the Constabulary has not only been placed in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers, but it has been ranked so highly.

“This is an exceptional achievement which I hope showcases to members of our communities how committed we remain to increasing diversity in force.

“This is a fantastic achievement for the Constabulary and I am extremely pleased that the force’s commitment to increasing diversity in force, and being an inclusive workforce, has been recognised nationally.

The list recognises the outstanding effort the force has given to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce and fundamentally having an inclusive workforce – I want to assure the public that the hard work will continue.”

Cheshire police’s latest recruitment programme has previously been shortlisted in The Guardian’s Public Service of the Year awards and the force has also been named as one of the UK’s Best Employers for Race.”

 

 

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