British Police

The Shocking State Of British Policing Revealed In Damning Report

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK

Victims are being let down, suspects left untracked and criminal cases shelved as concerns grow over the “potentially perilous” state of policing....

Madeleine McCann's Parents Lose Case Against Cop Who Said They Were Involved In Disappearance

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK

Madeleine McCann’s parents have lost an appeal in their libel case against the police officer who accused them of being involved in their daughter...

Sousse, Cameron's 'Back the Police' and Embittered UK Law Enforcement

Chris Hobbs | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Politics
Chris Hobbs

Doubtless when the worst happens, be it in weeks, months or years, we'll again have to suffer crocodile tears and bold statements from a government that will nevertheless be held responsible by the front line law enforcement community for its failures, as set out above.

Democracy on Parole

Daniel M. Swain | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Swain

The recent elections of police commissioners in the UK, or more specifically in England and Wales, are a brilliant example of democratic stupidity. Wh...

The True Meaning of Independence Has Been Lost

Simon Reed | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Politics
Simon Reed

Now that we have had time to examine the Winsor recommendations in more detail it has become abundantly clear that Tom Winsor was always working to the Prime Minister's own agenda... one thing is abundantly clear; police reform has never been for fiscal reasons. It has been for ideological reasons. The government and indeed their 'independent' agent have been lying to us. David Cameron clearly stipulated back in 2006 that we needed reforming for reform's sake and now he has conned the police service and the public by masking his reform package and selling them as independent recommendations.