Improving the situation means not only holding the police to greater account, but behaving more responsibly ourselves.
Posts Tagged: Police
WATCH: Howard – Retired officers leaking against Green are “damaging…trust” on which British policing is based
“Damian was my Parliamentary neighbour for many years – he’s denied it, I believe him.”
From the original raid through to the attempt by former officers to bring down a Government minister on moralising grounds, this is an unedifying picture.
Matthew Scott: What we Police Commissioners hope for in the Budget. And what we should continue to give in return.
Calling for more money and doing nothing different, as others in the public sector often do, is not an option. We as PCCs will continue our reforming approach.
May sounded perkier than she has for months.
We should also be aware of any risks to privacy or individual freedom, but in Kent the technology is working well.
At a time of budget cuts, mounting pressure, and waning deference to authority, officers deserve better than headlines like these.
Matthew Scott: The police are plugging a gap in mental healthcare provision – but we can’t do so forever
There will always be an element of policing that involves helping those in distress or crisis. But our officers are no substitute for proper NHS services.
Even after all the problems, and the threadbare findings, Wiltshire Police show no sign of realising their errors.
Garvan Walshe: Short of sending tanks into the streets, Rajoy couldn’t be handling Catalonia’s crisis worse
The Spanish Prime Minister’s tin-eared reaction to police violence served to heighten, not dampen down, tensions.
Plus: Economics is not enough, two lots of protesters (one in first class travel), and keeping fit at Party Conference.
Shockingly, this intrusive and disgusting act is not an offence in England and Wales.
Allowing police to automatically cross-reference crimes against tag locations would improve public safety.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
James Frayne: Voters want a brutal response to terrorists, but aren’t clear on the best way to combat extremism
Fears that the public are shifting towards aggressive, populist cultural policies targeted at Muslims are misfounded.