Hydra established in 85 centres around the world. The new system is stunning.
Hydra in the Cloud, a web based fully featured system is now operating in Australia, USA and the UK in 10 Hydra suites. There is a roll out planned to convert existing suites to the new system. The new version utilises a number of new methodologies to further immerse expert practitioners in Hydra simulations. Hydra is now operating in the Federal Law Enforcement Agencies of UK, Australia and UK and the UK Fire Services. There are 6 Universities delivering Hydra exercises as part of their Masters and Undergraduate programmes. The UK Immigration Agency now has two suites. A mobile of the version is now fully tested and has operated successfully in the Australia Federal Police and Portsmouth University. The mobile version is now stable and able to operate with minimal set up and is fully featured.
1st June, 10kv Workshop with Safeguarding partners at West Mids. Police Training Centre. Really intense workshop with practitioner professionals dealing with Child Sexual Exploitation and Vulnerable people. The event started with a review of what matters to the people who are working hard to engage with children and young adults. Other sessions concentrated specifically on CSE and how professionals can work together to protect and prosecute. Very good representation from Health, Education, Charities, Police, Social Services, Local Authorities, LSCBs and the third sector. John Grieve was in attendance working alongside the team providing fast time analysis of the emerging themes. ACC Carl Foulkes, organised the event and invited key participants to attend. The areas discussed covered, multi agency working, sharing of information, what works and the impact of austerity on the ability to deliver services to vulnerable people.