Ethnic minorities aim for high-flying squad

Merrick, Neil
February 1997
People Management;2/20/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p9
Reports that accelerated promotion scheme for graduates (APSG) which offers police officers fast-track promotion is attracting increasing interest from black and Asian people. Percentage of the ethnic minority applicants who attempt to join the APSG; Opportunities provided by APSG for graduates; Information on the officer who was selected for the scheme in 1982.


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