2nd Quarter – the low down on the year July 2012 – September 2012.

The second part of the low down of my year of blogs.  The first part was a mixed bag – and the second quarter is no different. Let the public see complaints against the Police looked at if we had to declare every single complaint of officers, including those that aren’t substantiated, then this would … Continue reading

G4S fail results in two resignations……

David Taylor-Smith, chief operating officer, and Ian Horseman Sewell, a managing director have resigned after the review of the Olympic contract given to G4S, which caused Armed Services to be drafted in for extra staff to cover the short fall. You are surprised by this? No, me neither. It was pretty clear from even before … Continue reading

2012 Olympics by G4S – Oh please!

So the private security company G4S have let themselves down, its a shocker. I think the expression is ‘bitten off more than they can chew’.  As a result, armed forces and Police are now being drafted in, including those just back from Afghanistan, who instead of having leave with their loved ones, are now doing … Continue reading

The psychic we call David Taylor-Smith

So much of the Police Service will be privatised within 5 years will it, Mr Taylor-Smith? Is that fact or just wishful thinking? The other issue is is this really going to save money, or just a way for security firms to get richer? Mr Taylor-Smith states that that he expects police forces across the … Continue reading