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

So the farce is over…… PCC election disaster

The PCC Elections are finally over – I am pretty sure that it was one of the most boring days for those who were waiting for the public to turn up to vote.  I hope they brought their knitting and their flasks and sandwiches! I cannot believe that in the 75 million that was spent … Continue reading

A war of independence

So the Home Office and the Police Federation are at loggerheads as the Home Office think he is the best candidate to be the Chief Inspector of Policing for England and Wales. Dr Tim Brain, the ex Chief Constable of Gloucestershire, who recently retired as he disagreed with how the Police reforms were being done. … Continue reading

Police Corruption – IPCC and the Police Service

A new report has shone a light on police corruption allegations and investigations around the country. In the last three years, it has been stated, there were 8.542 complaints against officers in this period. The watchdog only had the resources or powers to independently investigate 21 of the most serious cases. Why have they said … Continue reading

Tom Winsors HMIC application

Name: Tom Winsor Education: Oxbridge Social: Friends include Cameron, May, Herbert. Job History: Train Service Wrecker; Police Service Wrecker. Applying for: HMIC to keep a close eye on Police Services demise. Salary : £195,000 with bonuses and excellent pension Supporting Letter: After receiving a ‘wink wink’ phone call for the new HMIC post I don’t … Continue reading

Police federation – speech by Theresa May

Having just seen the speech of Theresa May, I could see she was twitchy. She started off by naming officers we had lost last year, and some were saying ‘how dare she’ and ‘she has no right’. She went on to explain about the 20% cuts in funding by the government and that we were … Continue reading

10th May 2012- the show of solidarity

As I am out ‘Mooching’ about on this cold dark night, rain lashing down, I was thinking about the solidarity of the officers, some of whom will be leaving shortly, coming down to London for the March against the government and the implementation of the Winsor report, an alleged ‘independent’ report which was a speech … Continue reading