Tagged: Professional Standards Department

What On Earth Has Happened To Professional Standards?

What On Earth Has Happened To Professional Standards?

It’s a question I’ve posed before, but I’ve just read a book, The Crocodile Court, which is basically about a West Midlands Police Sergeant who falls foul of the discipline system and what happens...

Professional Standards – But My Way

Professional Standards – But My Way

If a certain well known Danish Brewery did Professional Standards Departments they MIGHT align with my version. I would base it more or less on the model that existed in the Met in the...

Deep Joy, Kick The Cops Time Is Here Again

Deep Joy, Kick The Cops Time Is Here Again

Last week we had the keenly awaited report from Uncle Tom’s Flock of Sheep regarding Integrity and Corruption within the Police Service. It clearly didn’t say what a lot of people wanted it to...

So Just When Will Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe Resign?

So Just When Will Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe Resign?

I’m sure you don’t need reminding that Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is the ‘top cop’ in the land, the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, Big Cheese, Top Johnny. He is in charge. Under his...

This One’s For Regie

This One’s For Regie

So we’ve had James Patrick, Mental Health Cop, The Real (or Fake) British Cop, Sgt Gary Watts and now Newquay Sarge. What the hell has he done wrong? He has been disciplined by his...

Without brave whistleblowers, Ali Dizaei would be running the Met police

Without brave whistleblowers, Ali Dizaei would be running the Met police

I almost never have any time for Richard Littlejohn, so this is probably a first for me, and maybe for you.This is an old article from the Daily Fail dating back to December 2012,...

The Met Re-Launches Operation Own Goal

The Met Re-Launches Operation Own Goal

Back in the beginning of February I asked the Met for the cost of the James Patrick Disciplinary Enquiry.  Their reply, you may remember, was Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) investigations are not routinely...

If I Were Commissioner……

If I Were Commissioner……

……….I wouldn’t be in Rome for a start, I’d have sent a deputy and would be seated in the Metropolis trying to address the myriad of crises the Met seems to be plagued with,...

Met Police Stop Whistleblower’s Pay – Followed By Shock Exit Of Whistleblower

Met Police Stop Whistleblower’s Pay – Followed By Shock Exit Of Whistleblower

Met Police stop whistleblower’s pay – Channel 4 News.   PC James Patrick, who resigned from the force over his treatment at the hands of senior officers, is claiming constructive dismissal, saying he was...