Tag Archives: Greater Manchester Police

Twenty four hours: incidents, challenges and a dose of commitment

It is four years since the first #GMP24 took place. Back in 2010 it was the method of providing details of every call received by Greater Manchester Police that took the spotlight. It was among the first times that Twitter … Continue reading

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Together and a million miles apart

It is not every Tuesday where you can speak to colleagues from America, Australia, the Netherlands, Canada, Belgium and many other places. But this week I was lucky enough to be able to take part in the international social media … Continue reading

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Looking through a new lens

For more years than I care to remember I have written statements about crime and have always thought I understood the views of victims of crime. That was until I became a victim myself a few days ago. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Students, a moan or two and brave officers

Being able to maintain staff morale is a huge challenge for most organisations particularly in the current difficult financial climate. People can quickly lose patience and become frustrated with many things, a lack of promotion opportunities, pay freeze, and increasing scrutiny … Continue reading

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Code of ethics squared

When was the last time you looked at the code of conduct for public relations? The Chartered Institute of Public Relations have a 24 page document that sets out what is expected from members of the organisation. I have to … Continue reading

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I have a complaint…..

I was interested to watch The Complainers a new programme on Channel 4 looking at those people who persistently complain and how organisations and companies were dealing with them. Now, I am not going to decide what this was trying … Continue reading

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Thank you social media

It is very easy to criticise social media. There have been accusations that it is stopping people from communicating with each other, that it has opened up a whole range of new crimes and that it is encouraging the worst … Continue reading

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