Breaking and entering public consciousness

Breaking and entering public consciousness

Alarms. Dogs. Lights. Nosey neighbours. PR agencies have for years suggested different ways to scare off burglars in order to drum up business for their clients in security and insurance. Now the Home Office is having a go, hoping to market to a sceptical public one...
Police cuts: no further action?

Police cuts: no further action?

Ten questions after the Spending Review… Mark Sedwill, the Home Office Permanent Secretary, took the stage at the first Police Chiefs and PCC Conference in Manchester just after George Osborne sat down having delivered the Spending Review and Autumn Statement. The...
The Batman and Robin of criminal justice

The Batman and Robin of criminal justice

Batman and Robin, Ant and Dec, Torville and Dean, Ben and Jerry, Thelma and Louise. Great partnership working makes it all look so easy. If only it was so easy for the rest of us. Partnership working is, normally, not that interesting. And so, the latest inspection of...