I’m not sure that I know the answer but I fear it may be the former, but some important people have yet to come up with some important answers. Time to update an old favourite., Our Shrinking Police Service. Where …

Is The Police Family Dying? Or Merely Playacting? Read more »

No Shit Sherlock. Who do they think we are?  Do they think we’re really stupid? Don’t answer that, of course they do. Plans to cut soldiers could leave the Army “short of personnel” and unable to meet future national security …

MPs raise fears over cuts to Army Read more »

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 mentioned in a recent blog that the Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset, Mr Nick Gargan QPM, had been publicising on Twitter the fact that his force had been awarded a Gold Achievement Award by Investors in People. This …

A Gold Star For Avon & Somerset 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 »

The last (honest) in my mini-series on the perils of Rural Policing features North Yorkshire Police, and the home county of our much-loved and respected Mike Pannett (@MikePannett), author and TV/Radio Celebrity. North Yorkshire is the biggest rural area in …

Who’s Looking After Mike Pannett? Read more »

Or is it? It cannot have escaped your notice that Warwickshire Constabulary are actively recruiting Civilian Investigators to investigate serious crimes. Yesterday, Fraser Pithie, the Conservative candidate for Warwickshire, wrote an article  on the subject amusingly called Fighting Crime Not …

One Good Way To Reduce Your Establishment…….. Read more »