Date: Monday March 2, 2020 at 8:46am
Thirty-two female police officers from Warwickshire Police
and eight female employees from Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) have
recently taken part in a Military Activity Day.
At Swynnerton training camp in Staffordshire,
the women were challenged to develop their leadership and teamwork skills
The police officers and car workers were split into teams of ten and tackled
Battlefield Communications, Field Craft, Practical Leadership, Physical
Training, Weapon Training, dismounted Close Combat Trainer, a Planning Exercise
and a Presentation.
The day was hosted and delivered by soldiers from Redditch-based 37th Signal
Regiment with all the activities linking in with the women’s day to day role
within the Police Service and JLR.
Inspector Lucy Sewell, from Warwickshire Police who also serves as a
reservist with 37 Signal Regiment, said: “This day has all been about
taking somebody into their panic zone and then into their stretch zone and then
back into their comfort zone. This is how the police train officers in leadership
As well as developing their leadership and teamwork skills, the day gave the
women a greater understanding of what the Army Reserves do and the extensive
opportunities on offer.