The finalists are…

Apprentice of the Year – Sponsored by SFJ Awards

  • Kit Swales, Apprentice Firefighter at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue
  • Ellie Hutton, PCSO Apprentice, Northumbria Police


Best Newcomer

  • Gareth Mills, Probation Service Officer, HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
  • Cassie Ellard, ID and Banking Administrator, HMPPS


Courts and Tribunals Service Staff Member of the Year – Supported by HM Courts and Tribunals Service

  • Jordana Allen-Rowlandson, Crown Court Clerk, HMCTS – Winchester Crown Court
  • Paul Lewis, Regional Safety and Security Officer, HMCTS


Custody and Detention Staff Member of the Year

  • Stephen Head, Garden Manager, The Clink Charity
  • David Hammond, Supervising Officer, HMP Holme House

Police Staff Member of the Year – Sponsored by Unison

  • Margaret Davis, Deputy Branch Secretary, Essex Police
  • Stephanie Booth, Lead Health and Safety Trainer, Humberside Police


Probation Staff Member of the Year – Sponsored by Unison

  • Graham Taylor, Head of Probation, HMPPS
  • Robbie Dhesi, Senior Admin Officer, HMPPS


Prosecution Staff Member of the Year

  • Marie Watton, Senior Crown Prosecutor, Wessex Crown Court Unit at Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
  • Parmeen Panesar, Paralegal Officer, Appeals and Review Unit at CPS


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year

  • Equalities Team, HMP Doncaster
  • Lived Experience team and Internal Expert Panel, HMPPS


Health and Wellbeing Employer of the Year

  • Hepatitis C Trust
  • Wellbeing Team, Cleveland Police


Learning and Development Programme of the Year

  • The Clink Charity
  • Continuous Professional Development Team, Police Scotland


Voluntary Contribution to Community Safety and Justice

  • Prisoners’ Education Trust
  • Winchester and Salisbury Crown Courts, HMCTS


At the awards ceremony in October we will reveal who of these twenty-two finalists are our category winners and who are our highly commended runners up. Good luck to all our finalists!

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