Tag Archives: Police Authorities

Five issues behind last night’s Inside Out TV programme


The focus on Sussex Police and its acute lack of resources was the first item last night on the BBC One ‘Inside Out – South East’ programme which is available here. The short documentary exposed the impact of some of … Continue reading

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Party politics places Fire Services at risk


As this news story explains, the decision taken in Lancashire to enable the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner to take over the governance of the Fire and Rescue Service is now beginning to bite as Clive Grunshaw the PCC is … Continue reading

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Let’s mark 25 years by implementing the inquiry findings!


Yesterday many organisations celebrated St Georges Day, a day which for some small extremist groups has become a token for racism and extreme nationalism, but many more such as uniformed youth groups mark the day to celebrate the good things … Continue reading

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Time for a quinquennial review?


In businesses and the charity sector, it is very common to hold medium term reviews of how well things have gone following a significant change. It is easy enough to give the impression of change over a six month period … Continue reading

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Something does need fixing Cressida


As this news report explains, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick is defending her organisation from an attempt by the London Mayor to try to merge it with the City of London Police Force and the BTP. As … Continue reading

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We need Policing not Politics


The coalition Government came to power with a long list of ideas and proposals that were intended to change the way in which services are delivered in local communities. Many of these were inspired by good intentions but few appear to have been thought through adequately. One … Continue reading

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