Tag Archives: ACPO

A reckless approach to Policing

As I wrote yesterday the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) has been recently snubbed by the Home Secretary, as their President, Sir Hugh Orde attempts to bring some form of clarity to the relationship between the 41 Chief Constables and the elected Police and Crime Commissioners. … Continue reading

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A Policemans lot is not a happy one!

This years Centenary of the death of WS Gilbert commemorates the man who wrote these words as part of his Operetta, Pirates of Penzance ‘Our feelings we with difficulty smother, when Constabulary duty’s to be done, Ah, take one consideration with another, a policeman’s lot is not … Continue reading

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