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Final thoughts on The Detectives

The final episode of The Detectives has just been broadcast and it has proved to be disturbing, thought-provoking and compelling in equal measure. It was able to have objectivity but also to show the human faces on all sides of … Continue reading

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Time to think

We live in a very fast paced world where every second is packed full of things to do, places to go and activities to take part in. There are few moments when we can take time out to think about … 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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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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