Tagged: #CrimeStats

Crime Is Down

Crime Is Down

How many times have we heard that in the past few months?  Apart from the fact that Crime and Policing seemed to play no part in any party’s manifesto for the 2015 General Election...

Policing Under Theresa May – Some Undeniable Truths

Policing Under Theresa May – Some Undeniable Truths

While I sit and ponder my future I found myself thinking about a couple of ‘Improvements’ that Theresa May has made to Policing.  My experience and knowledge is really linked to the Met, so...

The Dishonest Politician’s Guide To The Police

The Dishonest Politician’s Guide To The Police

Nope, nothing to do me this one.   This catchy little title is the brainchild of Professor Tim Hope, Professor of Criminology at the University of Salford, which is a place near Manchester if I’m...

HMIC No Crime The Whistleblowers’ Allegations

HMIC No Crime The Whistleblowers’ Allegations

Yesterday saw the publication of the HMIC report into allegations that Police Forces across England and Wales have been systematically under-recording crimes. They conclude that Police Forces have failed to record about 800,000 crimes...

So Just When Will Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe Resign?

So Just When Will Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe Resign?

I’m sure you don’t need reminding that Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is the ‘top cop’ in the land, the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, Big Cheese, Top Johnny. He is in charge. Under his...

Is The End Game Finally In Sight?

Is The End Game Finally In Sight?

For months and even years now, ex PC James Patrick fought the law, and the law won.  Whistleblower Extraordinaire, he exposed an undeniable truth, that CrimeStats were being routinely fiddled by a variety of...

Image Or Loyalty? Who Would Be A Whistleblower?

Image Or Loyalty? Who Would Be A Whistleblower?

Who Would be a Whistleblower?  Not many, it takes a particular type of person. Who would be a Whistleblower in the Met?  Not very many at all, and after the recent shenanigans I would...

Reasons Not To Knock The Met

Reasons Not To Knock The Met

Or Tell Us The Truth Please Boris/Bernie I now have a new hobby – Data Miner, and sometimes you unearth real gold. I have ‘stolen’ a dataset from Boris’s Vaults in Bojo Towers, and...

An Open Letter to Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and Mr Tom Winsor

An Open Letter to Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and Mr Tom Winsor

You are both well aware of the total furore that has erupted in past months about the alleged ‘fiddling’ of crime figures. I am aware Mr Winsor that your HMIC recently published an interim...

Open Letter To All Serving Police Officers

Open Letter To All Serving Police Officers

At the very least all Constables. You will doubtless be aware that Constable James Patrick of the Metropolitan Police Service is less than one week away from his resignation date, having ‘blown the whistle’...