Justice sector workforce honoured at inaugural Inspire Justice Awards

Supported by UNISON, SFJ Awards, National Association of Probation Officers (NAPO), Serve and Protect Credit Union and Policing Insight/Policing TV, the Inspire Justice Awards celebrates and shines a light on the wider justice workforce that keeps our criminal justice system running smoothly.

At an awards ceremony held yesterday (30th November), the winners across 10 award categories were announced.

Custody and Detention Staff Member of the Year

Winner: Darren Courtney, Catering Manager, HMP Lewes

Highly commended: Jo Rose, Prison Employment Lead, HMP Elmley

Police Staff Member of the Year – sponsored by UNISON

Winner: Becky Tipper, Head of Command & Control, Avon & Somerset Constabulary

Highly commended: Lisa Coleman, Lead Intelligence Analyst, Metropolitan Police Service

Probation Staff Member of the Year – sponsored by UNISON

Winner: Julie Tidd, Case Administrator, West Midlands Probation Service

Highly commended: Lisa Mockridge, Receptionist, North Liverpool PDU

Prosecution, Courts and Tribunals Staff Member of the Year – sponsored by NAPO

Winner: Angela Foot, Operations Manager, HMCTS

Highly commended: Paul Bayes, Criminal Listing Officer, HMCTS

Apprentice of the Year – sponsored by SFJ Awards

Winner: Eve Dodd, Policy Apprentice, Crown Prosecution Service,

Highly commended: Justyna Szul, Emergency Call Handler, Hampshire Constabulary

Best Newcomer Award

Winner: Amy Harrold, Housing Specialist , HMPPS Norwich

Highly commended: Duncan Bennett-Jones, Quality Officer, Probation Service in Wales

Health and Wellbeing Employer

Winner: Wellbeing Centre, HMP Bronzefield

Inclusion and Diversity Initiative

Winner: Women of Colour in Policing, Bedfordshire Constabulary

Learning and Development Programme

Winner: Insights Engagement Team, HMPPS

Voluntary Contribution to Community Safety and Justice

Winner: YouTurn Futures

The Inspire Justice Awards is the only UK awards programme celebrating the wider justice workforce. To find out more visit: www.skillsforjustice.org.uk/inspire-justice-awards

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