Monthly Archive: December 2014

Arise Sir Tom Winsor or WTF?

Arise Sir Tom Winsor or WTF?

So, the worst kept secret of modern day policing is out, our old friend and valued colleague, Tom Winsor, is to become a Knight of The Realm.  It is to be noted that this...

Open Letter To The BBC

Open Letter To The BBC

Dear BBC, At the beginning of this year I submitted the Freedom of Information Act request to yourselves that is reproduced below together with your response. I have to say that I was disappointed...

And The Melton Mowbray Award 2014/15 Goes To……..

And The Melton Mowbray Award 2014/15 Goes To……..

Well, for me it’s a close-run thing between Diane Abbott and the BBC. I am indebted to Media Guido for the article below. Diane Abbott Pockets £110,000 of Licence Fee Payer Cash Feel free to...

The Sound Of Silence or Where Are You Mrs May?

The Sound Of Silence or Where Are You Mrs May?

I shall keep it short, you don’t want we twittering on, especially not on Christmas Eve. It is now 24th December, a full 6 days since Constable Neil Doyle of the Merseyside Constabulary was...

Manipulation of race and domestic abuse crime stats

Manipulation of race and domestic abuse crime stats

Another take on the #CrimeStats Travesty. Please take the time to read it fully, together with the attached letter at the end. Says it all really. Thank you

Bernard Hogan-Who To Buck The Trend

Bernard Hogan-Who To Buck The Trend

BHH has apparently predicted that the Met can do something better than any other public sector organisation has managed to do to date. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has predicted the force’s deployment of mobile technology...

Going To Market – The New Outsourcing/Privatisation

Going To Market – The New Outsourcing/Privatisation

It seems like a large Police Force in London has quietly taken the decision to go private, or “to the market” as they poncily like to call it. What does this mean? What has...

Dear Diary – Day Two In Narnia

Dear Diary – Day Two In Narnia

I suspect that I had something in common with many of yesterday. I was incandescent with rage, not an unusual condition for me, but it seems it’s infectious. The thing that sparked it off...

Let’s All Pull Together (Revisited)

Let’s All Pull Together (Revisited)

I first posted this on another site in April, last year, but it seems as relevant now as it did then, possibly more so. So, here it is again :- I am indebted to...

Have ACPO Finally Grown A Pair? Or……..

Have ACPO Finally Grown A Pair? Or……..

What on earth is going on in the rarified atmosphere occupied by the ACPO types? They’re beginning to sing from the same hymn book as us lesser mortals (or are they?) The last few...