The low down at the end of the year….. April 2012 – June 2012 the first quarter report.

I decided that I would have a look back at the blogs I have written in the past ‘year’ (financial of course!) ¬†All the blogs written are linked, so if you want to read them again, feel free to click on the links. This is the first of four of my first quarter report. We … Continue reading

Uniform standards- all the same?

Wow! Stop the press- the National Audit Office has discovered vast differences in uniform costs across 43 forces. Tell us something we didn’t know. How much has that cost to work out? I remember when I first started as a PC *cough* years ago- we had ‘NATO’ style jumpers- another neighbouring force didn’t as they … Continue reading

Social Media and Blogging….

I see, once again, social media is under the spot light, with anonymous bloggers who are writing, like myself, under pseudonyms, often because we don’t feel that we would be allowed to put our own names for fear of discipline. My question is what is wrong with expressing your opinion about your job, or reporting … Continue reading

Failings in police investigations in Savile case

The police have been criticised for their failings in investigating complaints of sexual assault against Jimmy Savile as early as 1963. Sexual abuse allegations against Jimmy Savile emerged after his death and the report states that Police forces mishandled complaints and missed opportunities to apprehend Jimmy Savile, a critical report says. The Inspectorate of Constabulary … Continue reading