Reading Time: 2 minutes The Disproportionate Use of Stop And Search (In London) – Now that isn’t a headline you expected to see from me I’m sure. Don’t panic, normal service will be resumed. It’s more a question than a statement, and I hope to be able to answer it for London at least. I have heard more than […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Canteen Culture This Culture That Culture – Why Policing Is Doomed, is it doomed? Is there an agenda out there to aid its demise? The problems in Policing go back a very long way. Institutional Racism After the tragic murder of Stephen Lawrence the Lord Macpherson labelled the Met Institutionally Racist. That was in 1999.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Some Dots Just Refuse To Join Up, or, to be more precise, some people within the Police Service will do anything to ensure that the dots cannot be joined up. Following on from my previous post; For over a year I have been arguing with firstly the Met and then the Information Commissioner over the
Reading Time: 3 minutes Some will no doubt say that was long overdue, but overdue or not, I have met my Waterloo. Merde. That’s Me Put Back In My Box Then You may, or may not, remember, but over a year ago now I asked the Met for some murder statistics. They provided me with almost everything I asked
Reading Time: 4 minutes I often think “How Safe Are We Really?” I had hoped to write this a week or two ago, when it was slightly more at the forefront, but as in all things, the Met didn’t respond as quickly as they might have done, and decided to withhold some of the information, more on that later.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Much has been written about the current levels of Murders in London. There has been quite a lot of anecdotal evidence and innuendo. In an attempt to put some context on the issue and hopefully move it along in a positive way I asked the Met to extract 12 months worth of data from their