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In 2018, The Police Superintendents’ Association launched a Coaching and Mentoring Programme, in collaboration with the College of Policing.
The programme provides training in becoming a coach or mentor, enabling officers and staff across the policing family, access to informal, flexible support to help their professional development.
More than 700 mid-senior level police leaders are now trained and available to provide one-to-one support in a way that has not been available before. 


Coaching can help you:

  • develop your career
  • be a better leader
  • work effectively with others
  • get to know your strengths and areas for development
  • solve problems and deal with challenging situations 
  • improve your self-confidence and feel empowered

The College of Policing offers coaching to senior leaders taking part in the:

It also offers paid-for coaching packages, which are available face-to-face or virtually. These coaching packages are aimed at senior leaders but are open to officers and staff at all ranks from Home Office and non-Home Office forces. It has a pool of Level 7 qualified executive coaches, who are experienced in working with senior leaders. Their diverse areas of expertise range from being former senior leaders within policing and the Civil Service, to being highly qualified psychologists and psychotherapists. This enables them to select a suitable coach for your specific needs.

The College of Policing coaching service is provided at competitive rates. Contact [email protected] for more information and to book an initial discussion.

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Mentoring is a relationship where a more experienced or knowledgeable person offers support, advice and guidance to help a less experienced person develop and progress. 

The College of Policing offers mentoring for senior leaders and chief constables. Contact [email protected] for more information.

If you would like to become a coach or mentor contact [email protected] for more information.

The College offers coaching and mentoring skills workshops to help support the progression of underrepresented police officers and staff.