Crisis?  What Crisis? This morning’s blog post provoked a reaction.  A reaction I wasn’t exactly expecting, and a reaction that isn’t in any way good news. I have to confess, I take a share of the blame myself here,  we …

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While I sit and ponder my future I found myself thinking about a couple of ‘Improvements’ that Theresa May has made to Policing.  My experience and knowledge is really linked to the Met, so if I say something which does …

Policing Under Theresa May – Some Undeniable Truths Read more »

No, the two aren’t necessarily connected, just two items of insanity floating around Twitter last night. Firstly the College of Policing (CoP) has announced a national scrutiny into undercover policing; http://www.college.police.uk/News/College-news/Pages/National-undercover-scrutiny-.aspx Included in the panel are the Police Action Centre …

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#CutsHaveConsequences is a hashtag that’s been used a lot in the past few weeks, and rightly so. It got me to thinking. Every single Force in the land has suffered cuts since 2010, all in the name of Austerity. Their …

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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 …

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BHH has apparently predicted that the Met can do something better than any other public sector organisation has managed to do to date. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has predicted the force’s deployment of mobile technology will buck the trend of failing …

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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 »