As a devout cynic I shuddered mightily when the announcement, followed by the reality, that we were going to (and have done) lose 17,500 Police Officers under Dave Camoron’s ‘Reforms’. That was bad enough and I don’t need to go …

Will The Last One Out Please Turn Off The Lights – UK PLC Is Heading For The Badlands Read more »

Have her advisers and researchers let her down? Is she poorly briefed? Maybe she just knows better than everybody else and we have yet to realise that. Maybe she is rigidly toeing the Party Line and doing & saying just …

Is Theresa May Completely Out Of Touch With Everybody? Read more »

In Camoron’s first incarnation as the Nation’s Prime Minister he set about reforming the Legal System system, amongst others.  In doing so he aimed to save about £450 Million from Legal Aid bills.  This led to the Legal Aid, Sentencing …

If It Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix It–What The Country Voted For Read more »

Ii have heard many eloquent people highlighting the problems faced by Police and Public alike caused by the government’s reckless policy of repeatedly cutting the Police Budget. I know that this problem applies to other PublicSectors also, but today I …

Come On Cruella – Explain It To Us Read more »

I guess we’re all coming to terms with the College of Policing, and frankly I’m glad that I don’t have to concern myself with it unduly. We recently (12th March)  heard about their National Scrutiny of Undercover Policing, but in …

Is The College Of Policing Selective With Its Communications? Read more »

It’s Official. Be a Volunteer. Loads of opportunities.  Never be Bored and Fed Up again.  Let’s take a look and see some of the opportunities Volunteering has to offer. Territorial Army – OK I know it’s not Voluntary Work in …

It Has Never Been A Better Time To Be A Volunteer Read more »

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 »