Jon Clements reviews ‘Blue: A Memoir’

Jon Clements reviews ‘Blue: A Memoir’

It takes a certain literary skill to write a memoir which is both humble and humbling. Chief Superintendent John Sutherland, shortly to retire from the Metropolitan Police, has it in spades. Highly personal, yet never self-centred; authoritative yet often amusing,...
Crest election manifesto round-up

Crest election manifesto round-up

This week the parties’ manifestos came out. What do they tell us about the state of criminal justice policy in Britain today? Let’s start with the areas where there appears to be broad consensus. All the major parties now prioritise doing more to reduce violence...