LANCASHIRE Police has been recognised has one of the most inclusive employers in the UK.
The force came 12th on the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List, the highest ranking public sector organisation.
Demonstrating the promotion of all strands of diversity including age, disability, gender, LGBT, race, faith and religion; the list focuses on representation at management, senior, executive and board level.
Deputy Chief Constable Terry Woods said: “I am absolutely delighted that our strong focus on diversity and inclusion has been so highly commended by the inclusive top 50 companies award judges.
“A huge amount of commitment and hard work across the organisation is reflected in this award, particularly by our staff associations, workforce representation team and inclusion leads.
“Equality and inclusion is absolutely vital to us as we strive to keep our communities safe and feeling safe – we can only be effective in that if our workforce is truly reflective of the communities we serve.
“We have more work to do in this area and I challenge every member of the constabulary to think about what they can do to make us an even more inclusive organisation.”
Source – Written by Neil Athey as featured on The Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen https://www.thelancasterandmorecambecitizen.co.uk/news/18073283.police-top-50-inclusive-work-force/