Tagged: Dyfed Powys Police

#AllInItTogether or Once Upon A Time

#AllInItTogether or Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time there was a politician who said “We’re all in this together” or something very similar. Soon after there followed one of the new breed, a Police and Crime Commissioner belonging...

Complaints, Discipline and Social Media – How Big Is The Problem?

Complaints, Discipline and Social Media – How Big Is The Problem?

There have been a few high-profile cases recently of officers falling foul of their Force Policies on Social Media and incurring the displeasure of PSD/DPS.  The ones that come most readily to mind are...

Dyfed Powys Police Sergeant runs the London Marathon to support Brecon MRT | Brecon Mountain Rescue Team

Dyfed Powys Police Sergeant runs the London Marathon to support Brecon MRT | Brecon Mountain Rescue Team

Dyfed Powys Police Sergeant runs the London Marathon to support Brecon MRT | Brecon Mountain Rescue Team. Police Sergeant Darren Brown from Welshpool in the North of Powys has set himself the challenge to...

It’s Been A Funny Old Week

It’s Been A Funny Old Week

Not that I’m laughing, it’s just that I can’t quite compare it to any other week, some good, some bad. It started off on Monday with the promise that someone from the Dyfed Powys...

First It’s Mrs Angry Now Me….Crazy Policy? #DontDitchTheDogs

First It’s Mrs Angry Now Me….Crazy Policy? #DontDitchTheDogs

I was relaxing in Angry Towers this afternoon watching a Police documentary, Life On Mars I think it was called, when a Tweet from Dyfed-Powys PCC caught my eye. Volunteering opportunities. Lay Custody Visitor...

So, the Force With 2 Officers Per 1,000 Head of Population Is Getting A Rural Policing Centre Of Excellence

So, the Force With 2 Officers Per 1,000 Head of Population Is Getting A Rural Policing Centre Of Excellence

Somewhere round about the middle of December I wrote about the loneliness of the Rural Police Officer in Dyfed Powys Police. You can find it here if you haven’t already read it. Then I...

Have I Got This Right?

Have I Got This Right?

Or am I completely barking? Police Officers are being moved out of ‘back room’ jobs and put back on the beat where they have always belonged, right?  No arguement there. Police Staff (Civvies or...

The Loneliness of the Rural Police Officer

The Loneliness of the Rural Police Officer

I saw a tweet recently from Mr Christopher Salmon, the PCC for Dyfed Powys Police. It said “A single officer answers a call in remote mid-Wales, an hour from help. Officers in towns are...

Are the Police Being Politicised? – The Results Are In

Are the Police Being Politicised? – The Results Are In

A little while ago I wrote a blog about the Dyfed Powys PCC and some of the claims that he had made on at least two websites that he was associated with.  Maybe I...

Are the Police Being Politicised?

Are the Police Being Politicised?

My friend Dai in a large Welsh Constabulary brought this to my attention. This is a post by Tory PCC Christopher Salmon entitled What is a Conservative PCC?.  This post also appears, in a...