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Will The Last One Out Please Turn Off The Lights – UK PLC Is Heading For The Badlands

Reading Time: 3 minutes As a devout cynic I shuddered mightily when the announcement, followed by the reality, that we were going to (and have done) lose 17,500 Police Officers under Dave Camoron’s ‘Reforms’. That was bad enough and I don’t need to go over old ground, we have all seen the reality, the constant ‘Crying Wolf’, Cuts do […]

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If It Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix It–What The Country Voted For

Reading Time: 4 minutes In Camoron’s first incarnation as the Nation’s Prime Minister he set about reforming the Legal System system, amongst others.  In doing so he aimed to save about £450 Million from Legal Aid bills.  This led to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO coming into force. This Act, which personally I

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Ponder This Cruella

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thursday saw a bizarre event. The people voted and it seems that the people voted for five more years of Cuts and Austerity, and that is absolutely the country’s right, if that’s what they want. However, within 36 hours of the result being confirmed we had civil disorder outside Downing Street. I am neither condoning

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Have Your Say, Tell Me What You Think–The Results Are In

Reading Time: 2 minutes A while ago I posed the question – Would you be willing to pay a small amount more each month to help safeguard our Public Services? I posted a short online survey for you to tell me your views, and the results are in. Shown below are the actual responses received, minus names and email

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It Has Never Been A Better Time To Be A Volunteer

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s Official. Be a Volunteer. Loads of opportunities.  Never be Bored and Fed Up again.  Let’s take a look and see some of the opportunities Volunteering has to offer. Territorial Army – OK I know it’s not Voluntary Work in the accepted sense, but I’m sure you get my drift.  “They have sometimes been dismissed

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Have Your say – Let’s Tell HMG How The Police Service SHOULD Be

Reading Time: < 1 minute In just a few weeks Call Me Dave will hopefully be an unpleasant memory, and regardless of who gets in the shape of Policing is destined to change even more than it has already. I have devised a short series of questions to establish what the POPULATION thinks. Police, Ex Police, Never-Been-Police, all are welcome

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Is This A Pattern I See Before Me?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sorry Mr Shakespeare, but it was quite appropriate and almost right. According to an article in the Police Federation’s POLICE magazine, morale has hit rock bottom and thousands of cops are thinking of quitting. “Reforms to pay and working conditions have left thousands of officers saying they are planning to leave the service and not

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