Category: Policing

The Police and the Election by Mike Speakman

Mike Speakman 27th November 2019   Policing issues are of some relevance in this election, now only two weeks away. Parties are making commitments which they may or may not keep, but the trend is generally in the right direction. As we all know, police numbers have been cut drastically since 2010, at the instigation…

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Impartial Policing

By Mike Speakman (Law & Order Spokesperson) 22nd August 2019 One of the themes drummed into me at basic police training was that it is imperative that the police do not take sides. Respect and trust for the police was seen as conditional on our fairness and impartiality. I soon experienced practical examples of this….

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