RetiredAndAngry

ACAB – All Coppers Are Bastards

Last night I succumbed, I gave in, I shouldn’t have done and I am truly sorry. I reacted to a post on Twitter. When will I ever learn? After decades of people in high...

Scandalous Reduction in Police Officer Numbers

I am thankful to my friend @ConstableChaos for bringing this to my attention Staffordshire Police have seen a reduction in officers from 2,400 to 1,600 in recent years. Now @StaffsPolFed Chairman Keith Jervis believes...

The Demise of Democracy – Tory Style

The slow death of the Police Service and other Public Services cannot be denied, however that is linked to something equally, or far more, important, the death of Democracy itself. Those of you who...

Your Country Needs You (Like Never Before)

There surely cannot be a person over the age of 14 or so who is still unaware of the seemingly uncontrollable epidemic of stabbings and Knife Crime sweeping the country. Not one person surely?...

Police Pay, Pensions and Conditions – It All Makes Sense Now

But I still don’t agree with it. Correct me if I’m wrong but the first major changes came with Tom Winsor’s ‘Independent’ Reviews. Instead of being able to retire on a full pension after...

Political Choice

As it’s Sunday I’ll make it brief Reduced Numbers of Police Officers Reduced Numbers of PCSOs Reduced Numbers of Special Constables Reduced Numbers of Police Staff General Crime Rate UP Knife Crime through the...

Context

Context is everything. It can completely change one’s understanding of an event or comment. Many things have been said over the past few days about the (in)actions of Acting Commissioner Sir Craig Mackey during...