Sir Hugh Orde

Could Police Deal With Riots If They Happened Today?

Posted 05.10.2013 | UK

The president of the Association of Chief Police Officers has insisted that forces would be much better prepared to deal with a fresh outbreak of riot...

Should All Police Officers Be Armed?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

The murder of policewomen Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes has led to increasing calls for officers to be armed as routine - despite senior officers sayin...

PCC National Board Gets Green Light

Ann Barnes | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK Politics
Ann Barnes

Time is flying by and there's only six months to the new incoming Police and Crime Commissioners. There is an awful lot of work going on behind the scenes, not just locally but nationally as well.

Michael Rundle

Sir Hugh Orde: No 'Endemic' Racism In The Police

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK

One of the UK's most senior policemen has denied the force is inherently racist. Sir Hugh Orde, president of the Association of Chief Police Office...

Michael Rundle

'Peanuts': Acpo President Defends Spending On Police Consultants

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK

Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) President Sir Hugh Orde has defended his organisation's spending on consultants as "peanuts". Recently ...

Michael Rundle

Sir Hugh Orde: 'For The First Time Police Officers Feel Vulnerable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK

The most radical changes to the police service in 200 years, combined with massive budget cuts, have left officers "frustrated" - and could soon have ...

Lord Prescott: 'I Don't Want To Die In My Slippers'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Politics

Lord Prescott set himself on a collision course with senior police officers on Monday, after he said elected police commissioners should be able to in...

Anyone But Hugh: The Home Office's Chaotic Search For A New Police Chief

www.telegraph.co.uk | Posted 21.10.2011 | UK Politics

The search for the new commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has descended into chaos with government officials having to persuade senior officers t...

US 'Supercop' Ruled Out As Met Boss

PA | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Home Secretary Theresa May has ruled out the appointment of a US "supercop" as the new head of Scotland Yard. The Commissioner...

US 'Supercop' Bill Bratton Bites Back At Critics

PA | Posted 14.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Former US police chief Bill Bratton has hit out at critics opposing the Government's consultation of foreign experts to improve B...

Cameron Pledges Zero Tolerance

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.10.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has vowed a new "zero tolerance" attitude to gangs as opposition towards his appointment of US Supercop Bill Bratton grows. In his fi...

Cameron In Public Spat With Police Over Tactics

the huffington post | Paul Vale | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK

A rift has developed between the government and police, with Acting Metropolitan Police Commissioner Tim Godwin reproving David Cameron over negative ...

Top Police Hit Back At Criticism From Politicians

PA | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Britain's top officers hit back at criticism from politicians as they insisted tactical decisions at the riots were the sole resp...

Cameron's Foreign Police Chiefs Idea 'Stupid' Says Top Policeman

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- One of Britain's most senior policemen has dismissed David Cameron's suggestion that foreign police chiefs could be brought in to...

Police Wait For Review On Cuts

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Police forces are due to be told whether they can cope with controversial Government spending cuts. Inspectors reviewing chall...

Home Secretary Says Met Chief Was Not Pushed To Resign

The Huffington Post | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK

Home Secretary Theresa May has said that she is "sincerely sorry" that Sir Paul Stephenson has resigned as commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. ...

Michael Rundle

Police Prepare To Rally Against Cuts As Pay Freeze Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.09.2011 | UK Politics

On July 13 the Police Federation of England and Wales, the organisation which represents rank and file officers, will be holding a meeting at Westmins...