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 »

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 say as it led to some …

Deep Joy, Kick The Cops Time Is Here Again Read more »

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 to be true. i.e. your story …

The Balance Of Probabilities Read more »

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, prophetic in parts, and probably not …

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

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.  Personally I do not think it’s …

Corruption In The Met Read more »

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 was watching an episode of The …

RetiredAndAngry’s Whistle-Blowing Policy Read more »

What is it that’s so bleeding obvious? That the Met has lost its way.  Never before have I known it to flounder and flap around like a fish out of water as they are at the moment under their current …

Stating The Bleeding Obvious Read more »

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’ on the way Crime Figures have …

Open Letter To All Serving Police Officers Read more »