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/ June 29, 2015 at 8:33 PM 1,061 views

Drizzleshire Constabulary Superintendent recruitment – “The parachute scheme” Position: Police Superintendent Salary: Significantly more than £19k Desired qualities: - The ability to gain 20 years worth of operational policing experience from a 15 month training course. - No understanding of…

Stop press

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:32 PM 1,066 views

The police seem to be ever present in the headlines, mostly for the wrong reasons with stories of brutality, corruption, greed and dishonesty. Some of these scandals are self inflicted and the media understandably grab hold of them and squeeze…

Optical illusions

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:32 PM 2,094 views

I have been reading about of some new schemes a initiatives to be introduced by PCC’s to increase police visibility. At first glance they seem like a sensible approach. If it looks like there are more police on the streets,…

Reinventing the wheel – badly

/ June 29, 2015 at 8:31 PM 1,340 views

I posted this a few weeks ago and then removed it. With the PCC elections looming next week I have edited it slightly and reposted it. Enjoy! I found this article in the Guardian written by Professor Lawrence W Sherman…

From the archive: Bargain basement policing

/ November 1, 2012 at 8:31 PM 1,284 views

I read an article in the Telegraph yesterday about the use of volunteers and special constables to make up for shortfalls in police officer numbers. Telegraph article: Police cuts mean more specials and volunteers, chief signals It got me thinking……