Monthly Archive: December 2012

The Departments of Professional Standards and RIPA #TheRestIsSilence

The Departments of Professional Standards and RIPA #TheRestIsSilence

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about Police, Social Media and RIPA, and in that blog I wrote that I had sent off Freedom of Information Act requests to 4 Police...

A Merry Christmas from Theresa May

A Merry Christmas from Theresa May

Just a quickie as they say, very busy now on the run-up to Christmas but I just thought that I should share with you my lovely letter from Theresa May regarding the proposed changes...

Dual Standards at the Met?

Dual Standards at the Met?

I wasn’t going to blog about this.  I promised myself.  Other bloggists have already covered it, and well.  Why bother then? Because I’m absolutely flaming incandescent is why. The calm of Sunday evening was...

Social Media, The State and Interception #TheRestIsSilence

Social Media, The State and Interception #TheRestIsSilence

As a result of my last blog; Social Media, The Police and RIPA #TheRestIsSilence my reader asked me expand a little on the State and Interception. So here it is, my attempt.  Make no...

Social Media, the Police and RIPA – #TheRestIsSilence

Social Media, the Police and RIPA – #TheRestIsSilence

This subject is currently a hot potato, a VERY hot potato. There has been much conjecture, anecdotal evidence, fact and fiction spread around Twitter in recent months about Police use of Social Media and...

A [Collective Noun] of Deputies

A [Collective Noun] of Deputies

Good afternoon dear readers, There has been some mucho amusing banter on Twitter in the last day or so about a suitable collective noun for the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioners.  Some worthy suggestions...

PCCs – I’m Sick of Them Already.  Whose Idea Were They Anyway?

PCCs – I’m Sick of Them Already. Whose Idea Were They Anyway?

Oh yes, Policy Exchange, I remember. I know this is a little out of date but I’ve been thinking about matters for a few days, having a debate with an ex PCC Candidate on...