Monthly Archive: May 2014

Another #Donut For Tom Winsor Please

Another #Donut For Tom Winsor Please

So, the first (or the first that I have seen anyway) results of Mr Tom Winsor’s famous Police Fitness Tests have been released by the College of Policing. Out of 30,000 officers from 39...

#AllInThisTogether? or #ThemAndUs?

#AllInThisTogether? or #ThemAndUs?

I’ve been slowly musing over this since yesterday, and it’s not going away. There have been those amongst who have criticised @PeterKirkham for calling the Home Secretary a ‘fuckwit’ on Twatter recently. If that’s...

Anger Is Most Definitely Blue

Anger Is Most Definitely Blue

So, Cruella de May delivered her speech to the Police federation Conference 2014 yesterday.  I have to admit I didn’t catch it live, I couldn’t stand the prospect of throwing something hard and heavy,...

A Very Peculiar Practice

A Very Peculiar Practice

In the early hours of this morning I read that the nice Andrew Mitchell MP  has ‘challenged’ Sir Bernard Hogan-Who to release all of the #Plebgate evidence into the public domain. According to an...

The James Patrick Update

The James Patrick Update

James Patrick is now plain old Mr Patrick, PC James Patrick belongs to a different life. Monies raised to date are in the process of being transferred to James and his wife now that...

More Than One Way To Skin A Cat

More Than One Way To Skin A Cat

There most certainly is. If you live and work in the UK, at, say, maybe somewhere like the Met for example, you could be what they like to call a ‘Whistleblower’.  You can report...

What’s Your Favourite Tipple?

What’s Your Favourite Tipple?

Costas? Starbucks? Cafe Nero? White Wine Spritzer? Gin and Tonic? A Pint of Foaming Ale? How about donating the cost of just ONE drink to the James Patrick Fighting Fund? Since I started these...

An Open Letter to Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and Mr Tom Winsor

An Open Letter to Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and Mr Tom Winsor

You are both well aware of the total furore that has erupted in past months about the alleged ‘fiddling’ of crime figures. I am aware Mr Winsor that your HMIC recently published an interim...

Open Letter To All Serving Police Officers

Open Letter To All Serving Police Officers

At the very least all Constables. You will doubtless be aware that Constable James Patrick of the Metropolitan Police Service is less than one week away from his resignation date, having ‘blown the whistle’...