RetiredAndAngry

Police Car AB1 – A Slight Reprise

My good friend Dr Ben (not 😂😂) recently suggested that I should go away and write another blog about car registration plates, so I have, not just to please Dr Ben but to highlight...

Stop And Search – A Peace Offering (Of Sorts)

There has been much animated discussion on Twatter over the weekend on the thorny subject of Stop and Search. There have been suggestions (often ignored), anger, sarcasm and even personal abuse from both sides...

Are Theresa May’s Policies The Real Reason Behind Our Children Being Killed By Knives?

Yes……….in a word. Why do I say that so positively? This won’t take long, but here is why I think that. After their election victory in 2010 David Camoron appointed Theresa May as Home...

Hello – Is There Anybody There?

Dorsetshire is a lovely county on the South Coast of England as I’m sure you all know. It boasts rolling hills, trout-bearing chalk streams and the Jurassic Coast. Something for everyone. That is exactly...

Daily Fail – You Can Do One

I’ll keep this short and angry. Headlines (front page attention grabbers) do nobody any good. They are not helpful in the slightest. Her Majesty’s Coroner quite clearly did not apportion blame. Under the current...

#Degreegate 2.0

I find myself totally gobsmacked.  I thought that Degreegate had become just about as ludicrous and pointles as it could get, but I should have known better. As we know, progressively, there will soon...

London – Murder Capital

Over time we get drip fed stories and so-called facts to such an extent that you miss the point entirely over time or you become immune and apathetic to what is happening around you....

Police Suicides – I Have The Numbers

I am currently in the middle of replicating Carl Eve’s work and writing to all 43 Forces to ask them how many of their officers had died at their own hands.  I did not...

Part Time Policing

On Thursday morning I found myself spluttering into my Corn Flakes. A headline was staring out at me. Met announces that Police Constables can now join the Met in a part-time role At first...

#Degreegate – The Votes Are In

It cannot have escaped your attention that there has been a lot a discussion on Social Media about the forthcoming Graduate Entry Scheme into the Police Service. I will no doubt be described as...