Tagged: PCC

Shhhhhh     It’s A Secret

Shhhhhh     It’s A Secret

Yesterday saw the less than glorious story that officers I n Humberside had been threatened with the Official Secrets Act by their very own PCC. The Grimsby Telepgraph broke the news that Police and...

One Rule For Them And Another For Us

One Rule For Them And Another For Us

So here I am sat in a hotel on the outskirts of Derby, what better than write something for my reader, good evening. I was minding my own business today when I came across...

Devon & Cornwall PCC Saves Force A Fortune By Setting Himself Up in Tesco

Devon & Cornwall PCC Saves Force A Fortune By Setting Himself Up in Tesco

Other supermarkets are also available. Let’s be honest, it’s not going to happen.  Police Stations and Front Counters can close, but a Tory PCC who initially made a bad decision about the location of...

#AllInItTogether or Once Upon A Time

#AllInItTogether or Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time there was a politician who said “We’re all in this together” or something very similar. Soon after there followed one of the new breed, a Police and Crime Commissioner belonging...

The Shrinking Police Service Is a Bit Closer To Home Now

The Shrinking Police Service Is a Bit Closer To Home Now

BBC News – West Mercia Police cuts the number of stations with public counters.   Front counters will close at 21 police stations and opening hours cut at another six, West Mercia Police has...

It’s Been A Funny Old Week

It’s Been A Funny Old Week

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...

First It’s Mrs Angry Now Me….Crazy Policy? #DontDitchTheDogs

First It’s Mrs Angry Now Me….Crazy Policy? #DontDitchTheDogs

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...

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

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

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...

Have I Got This Right?

Have I Got This Right?

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...

Are the Police Being Politicised? – The Results Are In

Are the Police Being Politicised? – The Results Are In

A little while ago I wrote a blog about the Dyfed Powys PCC and some of the claims that he had made on at least two websites that he was associated with.  Maybe I...