We nicknamed our Community Safety Partnership Hub the Al Capone Group – remembering that notorious gangster was actually sent to prison for tax evasion.
Posts Tagged: Crime & anti social behaviour
The Prime Minister speaks after Lidington announced a review of the Parole Board.
With a million incidents a year, the fines are too low. Some councils are taking no enforcement action at all.
Building up these vital links can both help individuals to reform and prevent their children following them into the prison system.
The Information Commissioner should provide stronger guidance to ensure councillors are not obstructed from fulfilling their role.
Danny Kruger: Prison drugs policy is itself like an addict. Always chasing a higher high – with diminishing returns.
We won’t tackle the problem until prisoners have something better to do with their time than smoke themselves into another world.
Without sufficient staff and resources, governors will find it impossible to deliver the programmes prisoners need to avoid recidivism.
Call that white flight if you like. Call it “white avoidance” if you must. I prefer to call it civilised, bourgeois, suburban safety.
A comprehensive programme could both greatly reduce avoidable incidents and speed the rehabilitation of offenders.
I have met with colleagues from neighbouring forces to discuss collaborative working.
Modern technology and training are needed for effective policing.
I’ve dealt with everything from cyclists in pedestrian areas to a multi-million pound contract to improve IT systems.
Charlie Elphicke: We must counter people-trafficking and terror threats in the English Channel now. Here’s how.
Recall the navy. Send for marines. Learn from France’s willingness to deploy armed guards. Bring in a New Dover Patrol.
Academic selection provides both an incentive to play by the rules that will stand children in good stead in later life – and a means of escaping those who don’t.
It has run badly out of control, but by drawing lessons from past mistakes it could still help to protect future vulnerable people.