‘Policing by consent’ has never meant that of the vandal and the rioter. Today’s conflict-averse senior officers are out of step with the British tradition.
Posts Tagged: Policing
Whilst I find the present curtailment of my personal right to roam frustrating, I reluctantly sympathise.
Social distancing in a crowded urban park is ceaseless effort; on a rural stroll, effortless. Yet Derbyshire Police insist that we confine ourselves to the former.
The Cambridgeshire Constabulary have been rightly criticised, but the Government needs to set timorous senior officers on firmer legal ground.
The Treasury fights back. How it plans to drive radical reform – and become “the Government’s internal think tank”
Would the Government have the bottle for planning, childcare and police overhauls – and will Downing Street sign up to this plan anyway?
He instead attacks a “part-privatised” probation service and calls for proper involvement from the Parole Board in future cases.
WATCH: Raab sets out why the Conservatives are best-placed to protect the public from terror attacks
The Foreign Secretary reels off measures the Government has taken, but is pressed on the number of convicted terrorists on the streets today.
“My job is to make sure that in dealing with an issue like this we use public resources in the most effective way.”
The party’s Vice Chairman for Policy was being pressed on police cuts.
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?
Politicians must decide whether their priority in response to knife crime is ‘do something’ or ‘do something effective’
Being seen to be tough is superficially appealing, but prioritising solutions that actually work is a far better service to the public.
She could give us invaluable insights into jihadi recruitment techniques, and if deradicalised become a valuable asset.
“We don’t intervene early enough with crime, we’re not supporting young people enough to learn how to avoid those things.”
Also: Williamson investigating amnesty for Ulster veterans; front-runner for Welsh First Minister floats new taxes; and SNP attack new Big Ben decorations.
The Home Office minister explains some of the factors behind the rise in violent crime and challenges the idea that cuts to police numbers are to blame.