Devon & Cornwall Police student officers join National Neurodiversity Youth Council

Two student officers from Devon & Cornwall Police have been selected to join the National Neurodiversity Youth Council, an initiative by the ADHD Foundation to include young people in neurodiversity advocacy.

PC Declan Thomas and PC Paige Donaldson have been selected to join the Council, and will be supported by PC John Holland, NPAA lead coordinator for Devon & Cornwall Police and a member of the Force Performance & Inclusion Team.

The National Neurodiversity Youth Council is a national visionary project, lead by young people aged 16 to 24. The appointment of PCs Thomas and Donaldson to the Council marks a new and innovative approach that aims to increase neurodiversity within the police workforce and encourage new conversations between the police service and neurodivergent communities.

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PCs Declan Thomas and Paige Donaldson at Bodmin Police Station