Monthly Archives: July 2010

Local Accountability and Police Discretion

Someone made a comment the other day on Twitter about there being a fine line between a bravery award and a disciplinary. That got me thinking about the Government’s push for local accountability and discretion. (Bear with me – there … Continue reading

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Directly Elected Individuals

The government has made a clear commitment to directly elected individuals (elected police commissioners), but the specifics of how they will carry out their role still need development. I have pulled together some of my thoughts on how this might … Continue reading

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Confidence and Legitimacy ACPO Conference update

Some interesting comment and discussion over the past couple of days at the ACPO conference.  Theresa May’s speech has been well covered but there are some points worth a more detailed look. The central theme of the Home Secretary’s speech … Continue reading

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