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 …

Ponder This Cruella Read more »

Now that I’ve got your attention I have to confess that word should have been INFILTRATION. I’m not very experienced at a Fiction writing, hardly any at all compared to some others in much higher office and their Expenses Claims. …

PENETRATION – Fact, Fiction or Theory. Read more »

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 …

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

Nearly 17,000 trained Police Officers have been discarded by the current coalition since they came to power. A similar number of Police Staff (civvies in old money) have also been turfed onto the scrap heap. It is estimated that a …

The Numbers Just Don’t Make Sense Imelda Read more »

It’s only Tuesday, and my quill is already getting blunt. Yesterday I discussed the (yet again) vindictive reports coming out of HMIC and IPCC, you can find that here if you haven’t already read it. Today I’m occupied by the …

It’s Going To Be A Busy Old Week Read more »

I won’t bore you for long today. Basically, I made an FOI request to the Home Office asking for copies of Risk Assessments and Impact Assessments in relation to the previously announced 5% cut to Police Budgets. They were due …

Home Office–A Rule Unto Themselves? Surely Not Read more »

What on earth is going on in the rarified atmosphere occupied by the ACPO types? They’re beginning to sing from the same hymn book as us lesser mortals (or are they?) The last few days has seen headlines such as …

Have ACPO Finally Grown A Pair? Or…….. Read more »