At a time of budget cuts, mounting pressure, and waning deference to authority, officers deserve better than headlines like these.
Posts by Peter Walker
Former Deputy Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police. He owns Super Skills a construction training business in Thirsk.Follow @
Peter Walker: A week on from Abbott’s car crash interview, it’s clear Labour hasn’t a clue about policing
Her attempted policy announcement was PR fluff, based on a failure to understand the practicalities of law and order.
Peter Walker: Abuse, spitting, jostling, violence – and a failure of leadership by Greater Manchester Police
As a former deputy chief constable, I saw this week how they failed to plan properly for the Conservative Conference – and, worse still, change their tactics.
There is a chronic shortage of skilled construction workers.
Tomorrow, the Home Secretary addresses the body that booed and jeered her two years ago. They need to stop the petty politics and choose reform.
An important new report by the Chief Inspector of Constabulary concludes victims have been let down for far too long.