Tag Archives: #police

A million in 24 hours

A few months ago I was alerted through social media to a request from Manchester Dogs Home for food. They needed urgent help because the cupboards were almost bare. As the home does such great work and is just round … 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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Services online – it is a must

I was recently called a ‘geek in training’ because of my love of all the new technology and the opportunities it brings. I don’t hide the fact that I like to be able to do business through social and digital … Continue reading

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Trust me, I am a police officer

This has been a turbulent week and not because of the potential storms ahead, it was caused by ‘plebgate’. If the media columnists, journalists and politicians are to be believed then the impact on the public of this situation has … Continue reading

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Digital or PR – what is killing newspapers?

I read with interest the comments from Worcester News deputy editor John Wilson who claims it is PR for public bodies that is the real threat to journalism. http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2013/news/editor-claims-pr-not-digital-first-is-killing-newspapers/?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed He argues that it isn’t the Internet or the rise of … Continue reading

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No hiding place for criminals

I had an interesting conversation today (Monday 17 June 2013) about the future of social media and how to make sure that law enforcers and senior managers were on board with it. For police forces it is incredibly important to … Continue reading

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