Tag: law and order

Yes, Feminists, Do Continue To Whinge…

…about ‘microaggressions’ and ‘mansplaining’: “Most of the residents of Florence Court called 999 and police and ambulance came. “Then, more and more people of all ages continued to arrive, some of which were with water pistols. “Police, three of them,…

Doesn’t Compute…

Hackney’s top police chief has admitted his force can’t get to grips with the borough’s knife culture. Maybe you aren’t speaking to the right people? Speaking at a passionate public debate on how to make Hackney safer, Det Ch Supt…

The Human Cost Of False Allegations…

…and, as usually turns out to be the case, institutional incompetence: Mr Jones, who worked as a courts officer for East Sussex County Council, said simple checks could have prevented the case going to court. He said: “The main allegation…

*Shrugs* You Get What You Vote For…

The county’s police and crime commissioner, Katy Bourne, wants to increase the police’s share of council tax by 3.4 per cent. That would amount to £5 per year for Band D households, and would mean Mrs Bourne had raised the…

OK, Brian, Over To You…

Brian Dow, the director of external affairs at the charity Rethink Mental Illness, recognised that officers “had to take tough and quick decisions in highly pressurised circumstances”. But he said: “These people are unwell and will already be in great…