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 Newquay Sarge, Gary Watts, James Patrick …

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

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 run the London Marathon on April …

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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 PCC’s office would phone me to …

It’s Been A Funny Old Week Read more »

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 – really didn’t fancy that, not …

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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 found this article here about how …

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

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 Civilian Support Staff) then spread themselves …

Have I Got This Right? Read more »

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 slightly different form on the Conservativesathome …

Are the Police Being Politicised? Read more »