It’s a question I’ve posed before, but I’ve just read a book, The Crocodile Court, which is basically about a West Midlands Police Sergeant who falls foul of the discipline system and what happens after that.  I’ll not spoil it …

What On Earth Has Happened To Professional Standards? Read more »

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 late 90s under Sir Ian Blair. …

Professional Standards – But My Way Read more »

Gobsmacked, disbelieving, dismayed, betrayed, saddened, incredulous. These are all feelings that I have felt over the past few weeks I’m not going to identify the cases, you’ll either know them or you won’t, so don’t bother asking me as a …

A Rather Unprofessional Professional Standards Read more »

This subject is currently a hot potato, a VERY hot potato. There has been much conjecture, anecdotal evidence, fact and fiction spread around Twitter in recent months about Police use of Social Media and the real or potential repercussions of …

Social Media, the Police and RIPA – #TheRestIsSilence Read more »