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

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

RIP – Detective Constable Adele Cashman.

Dc Adele Cashmam, a 30-year-old female police officer has collapsed and died while chasing a suspect, Scotland Yard has confirmed. DC Adele Cashman, collapsed in Belsize Park Gardens, Camden, at 9.45pm on Monday night. A response team officer based at Kentish Town police station, she was taken to the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead but … Continue reading

Let the public see complaints against the police

It’s been a while, but there are reasons that I won’t go in to, but needless to say, I am back in the blogging world. I saw an article in the Guardian by a journalist, Fiona Murphy, who used the title of ‘Let the public see the complaints against the police like Simon Harwood’. (21st … Continue reading