Global progressive policing

In conversation with Barry Thacker, Chief of Police in the Falkland Islands (Part 1)

British Overseas Territories Policing

 Save to watch laterYou need to be SIGNED IN
to use this feature.

Barry Thacker, Chief of Police in the Falkland Islands, discusses his policing career, including highlights and lowlights with Policing TV’s Trevor Botting. He shares his journey from a coal miner’s son to becoming a police officer and the impact of his work as a negotiator and crisis intervention specialist.

Thacker also reflects on the impact of the miners’ strike on his family and community and how it shaped his approach to community policing. Overall, his career has been marked by a commitment to building relationships with the community and providing support in times of crisis.


00:10. Introduction and Policing Career
09:42. Negotiating and Crisis Intervention
12:14. Impact of the Miners’ Strike
15:17. Community Cohesion and Personal Journey

PolicingTV content is being brought to you in partnership with Altia

Altia is a trusted partner for intelligence and investigation organisations globally. They specialise in improving the management of criminal and civil investigations, fraud and financial investigations, incident management and covert operations.

Their solutions and software help make investigations more efficient and effective, while also meeting regulatory, evidentiary and legislative requirements. 

For more information click here

You must be registered and logged in to post a comment