They may feel too scared or ashamed to return to their former lives.
In London the simple fact is that the armed police 'jam' does not cover the slice of bread that is one of the world's major cities and does not even begin to lightly smear much of the loaf that is the UK. Meanwhile, the increase announced by the government in the numbers of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ officers together with increased funding is a bittersweet pill for struggling police officers on the front line to swallow...
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.
An Australian male model turned jihadist has reportedly been killed while fighting for Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS
I recently had the privilege of joining a group of teenage school children at the centre. They had written and were rehearsing radio shows for live broadcast on East London Radio later this month.
Australian-born Jake Bilardi, who became known as "Jihadi Jake", has died in a suicide bomb attack, reports say. Islamic
Like millions of others, I too was shocked when I learnt of the hideous attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. As one cartoonist depicted it, 12 people were murdered yesterday but 66 million French men and women were wounded as a result of this crime.
How the Murder of a Dedicated, Compassionate Police Constable Inches British Policing Toward the Abyss
At this moment in time UK officers have to contend with the fact that the edifice of British policing is rapidly crumbling, eroded by both cutbacks and politically expedient bile... The death of Neil Doyle will place a further dent in police morale yet of course it is still 'business as usual' as far as devastated but committed Merseyside police officers are concerned.
As counter terrorism awareness week commences front line police officers in London and elsewhere are becoming increasingly fearful that they are likely to become victims of savage targeted attacks on the streets of the UK by fanatical Islamist jihadists.
A Cardiff medical student, who previously featured on a propaganda video for Islamic State, is believed to be one of the