Tag Archives: Bernard Hogan Howe

Who will take responsibility?


All jobs in established organisations bring with them baggage from their predecessor. When Cressida Dick took over as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police one of the items in the hard to resolve cupboard or perhaps garage, was the three water … Continue reading

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Myths and Counter-Myths


A public disagreement between Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police and Dame Anne Owers, the Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Commission is not the ideal way for these two people and their organisations to deal with … Continue reading

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Theresa the exaggerator


Understandably this week at Questions to the Prime Minister or PMQs a lot of the focus was on the visit to America by Theresa May. She went through the various Questions and Answers, mostly batting away criticism until Jonathan Reynolds … Continue reading

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The importance of saying sorry


The recent apology by Bernard Hogan Howe the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police to the widow of a man who was once Home Secretary has received a great deal of national publicity. In our society the Police and Politicians, including … Continue reading

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Two blasts from the past


This week the Government has been forced to address two matters that have been bubbling away for more than a year. The High Court judgement over the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIP) Act which I wrote about extensively last … Continue reading

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Terrorism in all but name!


The appalling news from Edmonton yesterday afternoon of the tragic death of 82 year old Palmira Silva was accompanied by a subjective public statement that this was not an act of Terrorism. It is clear from that statement that the 25 … Continue reading

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rarely used and rarely seen?


The anniversary of the Summer riots in 2011 is a mere month away. One of the consequences of the terrible scenes from Croydon and other parts of London along with a small number of urban settings across the UK is the … Continue reading

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