Tagged: DPS

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...

What The Flying **** Does The Met Think It’s Doing?

What The Flying **** Does The Met Think It’s Doing?

I should think you’ve all heard by now the latest sorry chapter in the James Patrick saga. More Disciplinary proceedings. Why? I know what for. Appearing on BBC’s The One Show and giving a...

If I Were Commissioner……

If I Were Commissioner……

……….I wouldn’t be in Rome for a start, I’d have sent a deputy and would be seated in the Metropolis trying to address the myriad of crises the Met seems to be plagued with,...

Met Police Stop Whistleblower’s Pay – Followed By Shock Exit Of Whistleblower

Met Police Stop Whistleblower’s Pay – Followed By Shock Exit Of Whistleblower

Met Police stop whistleblower’s pay – Channel 4 News.   PC James Patrick, who resigned from the force over his treatment at the hands of senior officers, is claiming constructive dismissal, saying he was...

Social Media Is Not Without Its Risks

Social Media Is Not Without Its Risks

The dust hasn’t even settled on the James Patrick situation.  We haven’t heard the last of that yet Now we have another absolute travesty of justice (justice?) or so it would seem. It seems...

What’s That Coming Over The Hill? Is It A Shit Storm?

What’s That Coming Over The Hill? Is It A Shit Storm?

With due respect to The Automatic and their delightful ditty, the title seemed appropriate.   So the Public Administration Select Committee have published their report into #Crimestats and have instructed HMIC to conduct an...

Welcome Aboard The RMS Titanic – Or The Met As She Likes To Be Called

Welcome Aboard The RMS Titanic – Or The Met As She Likes To Be Called

I must thank my good friend Dai for the inspiration for this post.  There we were mulling over the problems that the Met have caused for the rest of the Policing World, each with...

Am I A Conspiracy Theorist Or Is There A Conspiracy?

Am I A Conspiracy Theorist Or Is There A Conspiracy?

I try not to be too much of a Conspiracy Theorist, but sometimes it’s easy to fall into that mode. But sometimes things happen that just lend themselves to ‘Conspiracy’. I have thought hard...

The Curious Case of Constable James Patrick

The Curious Case of Constable James Patrick

Hello again, This is getting boring now. Yet another blog about James.  Well, this sorry saga has crept along just a little bit more since I spoke to you last.  As you know I...

And the Melton Mowbray For 2014 Is Awarded To……The Met

And the Melton Mowbray For 2014 Is Awarded To……The Met

I don’t have many proud days in my life, but 3rd July 1972 was one of them, I joined the Met.  16 weeks later I passed out of Henditz Training School and that was...