Since 2010 we have lost approx 20,000 Police Officers from our streets. The point has  been (fairly) made that those numbers would not have prevented recent terrorist attacks.  This is true.  BUT those numbers give us hugely increased resilience and …

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OH YES IT IS Last night Home Secretary Amber Rudd, appearing on BBC Question Time, repeated Theresa May’s mantra “it’s not  about the numbers”. Well, as political campaigning for the General Election resumes today, I will have the temerity to …

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I was absolutely stunned at the amount of total bolleaux in the British Press yesterday in relation to Policing. It was so bad that I actually find it difficult to put it in an order of “badness”. a) We have …

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