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.
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.
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”.
Fears that the public are shifting towards aggressive, populist cultural policies targeted at Muslims are misfounded.
Corbyn has called for May’s resignation in the aftermath of Saturday’s attacks, but his own plans spell out no additional funding for counter-terrorism.
“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.”
The Prime Minister proposed four steps to take on and defeat our enemies and their ideology.