Tagged: Directorate of Professional Standards

Professional Standards – But My Way

Professional Standards – But My Way

If a certain well known Danish Brewery did Professional Standards Departments they MIGHT align with my version. I would base it more or less on the model that existed in the Met in the...

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...

The Balance Of Probabilities

The Balance Of Probabilities

Balance of probabilities is the standard of proof required in all civil cases (and Disciplinary Hearings). It basically means that to win you need to convince the judge/Chairperson that your case is 51% likely...

Without brave whistleblowers, Ali Dizaei would be running the Met police

Without brave whistleblowers, Ali Dizaei would be running the Met police

I almost never have any time for Richard Littlejohn, so this is probably a first for me, and maybe for you.This is an old article from the Daily Fail dating back to December 2012,...

Corruption In The Met

Corruption In The Met

Now, there’s a headline to grab your attention. I have never denied that there is corruption present within the Met, I know there is. I have, however, frequently disputed the scale of that corruption. ...

RetiredAndAngry’s Whistle-Blowing Policy

RetiredAndAngry’s Whistle-Blowing Policy

I sat down this morning to watch the video of the Greater London Policing and Crime Committee meeting from 13th May and to read the transcript of same meeting. I very soon thought I...

The Met Re-Launches Operation Own Goal

The Met Re-Launches Operation Own Goal

Back in the beginning of February I asked the Met for the cost of the James Patrick Disciplinary Enquiry.  Their reply, you may remember, was Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) investigations are not routinely...

#Justice4PCPatrick–The Update

#Justice4PCPatrick–The Update

As many of you will know Friday saw a small campaign launched, designed to raise the profile of James Patrick’s concerns about his treatment by the Met. Within a very short space of time...