Monthly Archive: March 2015

PENETRATION – Fact, Fiction or Theory.

PENETRATION – Fact, Fiction or Theory.

Now that I’ve got your attention I have to confess that word should have been INFILTRATION. I’m not very experienced at a Fiction writing, hardly any at all compared to some others in much...

Have Your say – Let’s Tell HMG How The Police Service SHOULD Be

Have Your say – Let’s Tell HMG How The Police Service SHOULD Be

In just a few weeks Call Me Dave will hopefully be an unpleasant memory, and regardless of who gets in the shape of Policing is destined to change even more than it has already....

The Numbers Just Don’t Make Sense Imelda

The Numbers Just Don’t Make Sense Imelda

Nearly 17,000 trained Police Officers have been discarded by the current coalition since they came to power. A similar number of Police Staff (civvies in old money) have also been turfed onto the scrap...

CofP National UC Scrutiny Panel – Sophie Fights Back

CofP National UC Scrutiny Panel – Sophie Fights Back

As most of us are #BlockedBySophie I’m guessing that most of you won’t have seen Sophie Khan’s quite reasonable defence as to why she’s on the UC Scrutiny Panel. To avoid claims of bias,...

I Hear The Sound Of  Distant Shredders

I Hear The Sound Of  Distant Shredders

With apologies to the song of a similar name. There can’t be a single person in the land that has not heard the monumental news that the Met will be investigated over (I think)...

Sue & Sophie – What Have We Learnt?

Sue & Sophie – What Have We Learnt?

Sorry to keep banging on about it, but I happen to think it’s important. We’ve now had about 48 hours since the news broke that Sue Mountstevens and Sophie Khan are part of the...

College Chaos And A Safer London

College Chaos And A Safer London

No, the two aren’t necessarily connected, just two items of insanity floating around Twitter last night. Firstly the College of Policing (CoP) has announced a national scrutiny into undercover policing; http://www.college.police.uk/News/College-news/Pages/National-undercover-scrutiny-.aspx Included in the...

I’ll Do It–I’ll Stick My Head Above The Parapet

I’ll Do It–I’ll Stick My Head Above The Parapet

I’m the one, I admit it. I don’t know the difference between Shia and Sunni Muslims.  I did not know the difference when I was a serving officer, I do not know the difference...

Cynical? Me? Surely Not?

Cynical? Me? Surely Not?

I must apologise for the language but I really have just about enough of this Government’s Total Bollocks. It’s Bullshit in my humble opinion designed to cover up the most monumental incompetence within government...

Devon & Cornwall PCC Saves Force A Fortune By Setting Himself Up in Tesco

Devon & Cornwall PCC Saves Force A Fortune By Setting Himself Up in Tesco

Other supermarkets are also available. Let’s be honest, it’s not going to happen.  Police Stations and Front Counters can close, but a Tory PCC who initially made a bad decision about the location of...