Tag Archives: policing

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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Catch me if you can

It was interesting to read in the newspapers today that a criminal has gone on the run and is taunting police posting ‘catch me if you can’ on social media. I can’t remember exactly where this was but I believe … 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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Planning or intuition?

Do we do things because we have carefully planned them? Or do we do things often because they just feel like the right thing to do? It is something that has was raised during the past week as I was … 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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To measure or not to measure

It is the last day of March and I am trying to quantify what I have achieved during the first quarter of 2013. I have to say it is quite a scary thing to do as you realise that although … Continue reading

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Reflections on #poltwt

A quite amazing thing happened on Friday 22 March that brought the law enforcement and policing community closer together. The world became a smaller place thanks to social media and a special event. But putting all the charts and graphs … Continue reading

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