Tag: Policing

Policing the Virus

By Mike Speakman, Law & Order Spokesman 31st March 2020 From my first day at Police training school in 1968 it was drummed into us that we police with the consent of the public. This central tenet of British Policing remained true throughout my service, and throughout the ranks I achieved. Until recently, the British…

Read more »

Policing the Virus

By Mike Speakman, Law & Order Spokesman 31st March 2020 From my first day at Police training school in 1968 it was drummed into us that we police with the consent of the public. This central tenet of British Policing remained true throughout my service, and throughout the ranks I achieved. Until recently, the British…

Read more »

More Police Force Mergers?

By Mike Speakman, Policing  Spokesman 13th January 2020 There is a new initiative from the Police Chiefs Council to merge police forces. The last decades have seen an increasing centralisation of policing, geared more to satisfying central government objectives which often have little to do with real policing issues. I believe the government and civil…

Read more »