Margaret Thatcher – controversial in life and death….

Since the death of Margaret Thatcher last week there has been a huge controversy and divide between those who are for and against ‘The Iron Lady’. There were a lot of people who were celebrating her death on Social Media sites, and in once case a Police Sergeant from the Met who shared his celebratory thoughts … Continue reading

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

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

Azelle Rodney inquiry: Firearms officer had killed before

A police officer who killed a man in north-west London seven years ago had shot two other people dead earlier in his career, an inquiry has heard.  Azelle Rodney, 24, was shot six times in Edgware after the car he was in was stopped on 30 April 2005. Now the officers are giving evidence at … Continue reading

Showing Solidarity. London March – 10th May 2012.

A proud day where 30,000 officers, supporters and family members descended on London today to show their support of the police. It was a good day, albeit long, but seeing the sea of officers walking silently along the route, with the occasional sounds of boo’ing, but the general mood was peaceful but determined. Thank you … Continue reading

Tottenham Court Road, London

There is an ongoing incident on Tottenham Court Road, London, where a male has straps explosive gas canisters to himself, holding people in the offices hostage. It appears that he has mental health issues, and firearms and police negotiators are on scene. Just at a time when the government are cutting us down, there are … Continue reading