We are not Robots….

I had a member of staff speak to me about family issues and you could see it was tearing them apart. We talked for a long time and then they had to go out and deal with a domestic incident, arrest and interview and get through probably the longest shift they have been through in … Continue reading

Police Corruption – IPCC and the Police Service

A new report has shone a light on police corruption allegations and investigations around the country. In the last three years, it has been stated, there were 8.542 complaints against officers in this period. The watchdog only had the resources or powers to independently investigate 21 of the most serious cases. Why have they said … Continue reading

Tom Winsors HMIC application

Name: Tom Winsor Education: Oxbridge Social: Friends include Cameron, May, Herbert. Job History: Train Service Wrecker; Police Service Wrecker. Applying for: HMIC to keep a close eye on Police Services demise. Salary : £195,000 with bonuses and excellent pension Supporting Letter: After receiving a ‘wink wink’ phone call for the new HMIC post I don’t … Continue reading

Police Privatisation – what happens when………?

I was mooching about on Public Order in the early hours of today, watching people spill out and wobble across the roads, so drunk they can hardly stand. My officers were due off at 5am and the rest at 7am. It’s always a hard call whether to stand them down, and you know that if … Continue reading

Privatisation of the Police Service – how would it work?

I was mooching round with a PC last night and we had a very interesting conversation. We were so short of officers that I crewed up and we dealt with several incidents. All were alcohol fuelled, and we were managing by the skin of our teeth. There were domestics, a stabbing, fights, an RTC and … Continue reading

Just say Winsor has a point?

Before you all go WTF??! Let me make it very clear. I do not, as you all know, like anything that is going on with the Police Service at the moment and I do think the ‘Independent’ report is anything else but a farce. HOWEVER….. I have thought of some of the points and he … Continue reading

Here here! McKeever 1v May 0

Having listened to Theresa May rattle on at the Police Federation Conference today I was boiling from the offset. She started off with our fallen colleagues, mispronouncing their names, and then went on about budget cuts and the current state of our economy blah blah blah, but she could not sorry, would not answer to … Continue reading

Police federation – speech by Theresa May

Having just seen the speech of Theresa May, I could see she was twitchy. She started off by naming officers we had lost last year, and some were saying ‘how dare she’ and ‘she has no right’. She went on to explain about the 20% cuts in funding by the government and that we were … Continue reading

Blues and Twos… You what?!

Grade A ….Domestic…. Given location….. On route It’s busy on the road and having been called to a domestic to back up my officer as no one else about….. Knock on the door. Here’s the conversation: Me :Hi, you called us? MOP: Well Yes I did Me: Why? MOP: because my ex partner came Round. … Continue reading

Justice for Emma- justice for all…..

I read with disgust the assault on Emma, the elderly female attacked in her own home whilst she slept. despicable How can ANYONE think anything else but that’s disgusting. Firstly it would have to be a sick b*****d who has done this. How could anyone in their own mind do this to anyone let alone … Continue reading