Category Archives: Community Safety

We live in a society that everyone would feel safe in if it wasn’t for the muck dished up on a daily basis by ‘newspapers’ such as the Daily Mail, and some of the less thoughtful commentators (such as MPs). Its time we changed the culture in our society.

Mr Hayes has a rather strange point of view


So according to John Hayes MP, the whole of the nation is feeling excited because his chum Priti Patel has been appointed by Boris Johnson as Home Secretary. In reality this is pure nonsense and one wonders what goes through … Continue reading

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The IOPC needs to be better understood by Parliament


A few days ago I wrote this blog when it was announced that Priti Patel was to call on the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services to review how the Metropolitan Police handled the £2.5m Operation Midland, … Continue reading

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We need some consistency across the public sector


The news that today Priti Patel will be calling on the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services to review how the Metropolitan Police handled the £2.5m Operation Midland, which probed claims of a VIP abuse ring but … Continue reading

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We all need to work hard to prevent hate crimes


A few days ago I was privileged to participate in a meeting to examine some hate crime cases that were being dealt with by Sussex Police. I sit on a committee that meets once a quarter and examines if the … Continue reading

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Political and public leaders must resolve our nations tension over Brexit


As we keep on being told, our nation is about to face a major change which will impact most people, irrespective of their views, backgrounds and indeed how they voted in 2016, even assuming that they were allowed to vote! … Continue reading

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Any ‘Tommy Robinson’ supporters must call for these two to be prosecuted


It is hard to treat the ‘Tommy Robinson’ campaigners with any credibility but I do know of at least one person who calls for him to be freed. In any event there are a number of people here in the … Continue reading

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Tories are playing games with police funding or they are incoherent


The need to supply large sums of funds to enable police forces to recover some or all of their losses based on the last 9 years is clear to anyone who spends time talking to senior officers or reading the … Continue reading

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