Caroline Adams has been a Sussex police officer for 32 years, during which time she has worked across Sussex in a variety of roles. Most recently, Caroline has been leading work with partners on prevention and early intervention for young people as a youth safety officer. As head of profession for schools policing, Caroline created and developed the nationally recognised Sussex Police Education Programme INSPIRE, delivered by officers in schools across Sussex. Caroline is currently the staff officer to CC Jo Shiner, National Police Chief lead for the policing of children and young people, developing the National Child Centred Policing Strategy and Action Plan. Caroline was awarded the Queens Police Medal in the 2018 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.