The Policing Family……

I haven’t blogged for a while, the reason being that I have been ill and have been off work for a while. ┬áIt has got me thinking about the policing family and just what happens when you are not at work. I have been fortunate in that since I have been off I have had … Continue reading

GPS for dementia patients…. Right or wrong?

Sussex Police have purchased six GPS devices to assist with helping track missing persons with dementia. This has mixed reviews. The National Pensioners Convention described the introduction of the devices as “barbaric” and suggested people could be stigmatised and made to feel like criminals. Dot Gibson, the pensioners convention general secretary, said: “I think they … Continue reading

Life Jim, but not as know it

I was musing yesterday at the jobs we have had coming through in the last couple of days. My staff and I attended mostly ‘concern for safety’ jobs, actually no, all of them were. What is it with people? I thought that there was still an element of community in some parts of my area, … Continue reading

Policing with the National health….

I am not entirely sure when I first started to notice a difference, but lately I had just been flabbergasted just how much the Ambulance Service and the NHS makes our work as Police officers more frustratingly difficult. Let’s make it clear – this is not about the persons on the ground, before I get … Continue reading