Police Uplift Programme

The Police Uplift Programme is the rather grand name for Boris Johnson’s mythical 20,000 ‘extra‘ Police Officers that he has promised the population. I have previously mentioned it here, but have now had the opportunity to study the figures a …

The Police Uplift Programme – A Few Uncomfortable(?) Facts Read more »

Elephant in the Room - A large elephant in an office meeting room with chairs and paper work knocked over.

Much has been written about the current levels of Murder within our Capital City. 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 …

Murders In London – The Big Grey Animal In The Room Read more »

There was an article in The Thunderer, and others, yesterday announcing that recruitment into the Police Service will be opened up to 17 year olds. This seems to have quite literally polarised the world of Social Media. Personally I’m opposed …

17 Year Old Recruits. Is This What Policing Needs? Read more »