Their leaders elevate race relations above what should be their core functions, such as enforcing the law impartially.
Posts Tagged: Metropolitan Police
Our interviewee on “very clear-sighted Home Secretary” and why he was right to end virtual Parliament. Plus: What does he think about illegal raves?
In 2020 as in 2011, senior officers have put the well-being of rioters and vandals over the protection of public and private property. This must change.
Standing by while the law is broken does not make officers, peaceful protesters, members of the public (or statues) any safer.
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”
The abuse scandal revealed Watson as either fool or knave – either ought to mean the end of his career
“The Light of Lights looks always on the motive, not the deed; the Shadow of Shadows on the deed alone.”
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
Nick de Bois: The evidence and expertise exists to drive down knife crime – we need the political will to use it
Theresa May co-authored a report in 2012 which identified key lessons from a notable success story. Seven years later, why has so little been done?
Johnson ordered them, at the request of the police. There was no indication from the Home Office that a licence would be refused.
In February there was an extra £5 million for training new police officers, yet the recruitment drive didn’t start for a whole six months. There is no sense of urgency.
It may be useful to ask how the Environment Secretary would handle problems confronting other Cabinet Ministers. Consider the case of knife and gun crime.
The most important lesson we took away from Bill Bratton’s New York office during the 1990s was all about co-ordination.
“The police got their man” – whatever you think of Green, the behaviour of these officers is a disgrace
Even had he been found completely guilty of all allegations, it still wouldn’t be acceptable for the police in misuse their powers in this way.
Improving the situation means not only holding the police to greater account, but behaving more responsibly ourselves.
“The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has said that the Met is well resourced, and they are, and that they have very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities, and they do.”