Tagged: DPS

What On Earth Has Happened To Professional Standards?

What On Earth Has Happened To Professional Standards?

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...

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...

Deep Joy, Kick The Cops Time Is Here Again

Deep Joy, Kick The Cops Time Is Here Again

Last week we had the keenly awaited report from Uncle Tom’s Flock of Sheep regarding Integrity and Corruption within the Police Service. It clearly didn’t say what a lot of people wanted it to...

The Insidious Culture Of Fear

The Insidious Culture Of Fear

Fear is a powerful emotion. Let’s be honest, in the main, we tend to take notice of our fears, and for good, sensible reasons. Large organisations suffer corporate fear too. They tend to have...

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...

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’...