Monthly Archive: June 2014

Connect The Met–WTF?

Connect The Met–WTF?

With apologies to Bernard Rix for (almost) nicking his blog title, he’s obviously far more polite than I am. In the last week two odd things have happened, or at least they seem odd...

What Could You Do With £68k?

What Could You Do With £68k?

I was going to take a day off today, but events overtook me. What could you do with £68,000? You could employ 3 Police Recruits (or Student Constables, whatever they’re called today) for a...

Corruption In The Met

Corruption In The Met

Now, there’s a headline to grab your attention. I have never denied that there is corruption present within the Met, I know there is. I have, however, frequently disputed the scale of that corruption. ...

British jihadists ‘walk through’ airports

British jihadists ‘walk through’ airports

Below is reproduced a letter from The Independent, 20 June 2014 You may recognise the author, he is one of life’s Good Guys, on the side of the angels; I find what he had...

What Has Changed?

What Has Changed?

Back in April I wrote a blog post called If I Were Commissioner. A little tongue-in-cheek maybe, but basically serious.  Not that I am ever going to challenge Sir Bernard Hogan-Who for the ‘top...

Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave – Chapter II (With Pictures)

Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave – Chapter II (With Pictures)

We left our hero, Police Constable Patrick James, shut up in his broom cupboard with strict instructions not to talk to anybody, not even his own bosses. His broom cupboard, on the 13th floor...

Tom Winsor Hasn’t Finished With You Yet…..

Tom Winsor Hasn’t Finished With You Yet…..

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, another shock comes along. I truly hope that any of you reading this that are currently serving officers are fit and...

May vs Thatcher, A Guest Blog By Chris Hobbs

May vs Thatcher, A Guest Blog By Chris Hobbs

I don’t often do Guest Blogs, I have, and I do, just not frequently. Chris sent me this one on Monday before he had seen my own blog on Theresa May, but when I...