Allow me to introduce you to a colleague of mine, PC Ben Forbes. He’s a remarkable man.
A couple of weeks back, he emailed me his story and asked what I thought of it.
I told him it was powerful stuff – and that people should read it.
He asked me if I’d be willing to publish it.
So here it is. Have a read.
(You can find Ben on Twitter – @BLF090)
A Copper’s Tale
Every police officer has their story – one that is unique and special to them. I wanted to take this opportunity to tell my story – and to explain how it has an impact on everything I do as a Police Officer. I also want to take this opportunity to talk about the vital importance of Partnership work in reducing crime and diverting young people away from damaging lifestyles.
We all have our stories – of lives lived and choices made; of choices made and paths taken; of the people we meet and the impact they have on us.
My story began in the East End of London 27 years ago. I was born to good parents in a difficult neighbourhood – an only child of mixed...
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