Hard choices and strategic dilemmas

Hard choices and strategic dilemmas

Hard choices and strategic dilemmas One of the oddities of the ‘David Cameron’ years in Number Ten was how little the politics of crime featured, compared to his predecessors. Following the election in 2010, crime fell in salience, at one point even falling out of the...
Time to bring the data in for questioning

Time to bring the data in for questioning

Time to bring the data in for questioning I began writing this blog in response to the recent suggestion that London had become more dangerous than New York based on their respective homicide rates. Since then, four more people have been shot or stabbed in the capital...
Book review: The End of Policing

Book review: The End of Policing

Book review: The End of Policing   “The problem isn’t police training, police diversity or police methods.. the problem is the dramatic and unprecedented expansion and intensity of policing in the last forty years, a fundamental shift in the role of police in...
Our new domestic abuse partnership project

Our new domestic abuse partnership project

Crest have been in Durham to start our new domestic abuse partnership project It was snow boots at the ready this week to begin our latest partnership project. We have teamed up with tech and IT sector leaders CGI, who run the Police National Database. At the National...
Look down …Look out

Look down …Look out

Look down ...Look out “To lead is to serve – nothing more, nothing less” (Andre Malraux 1901-1976, French writer and Minister). Police leadership gets a qualified thumbs up from HMICFRS this week. Forces, inspectors say, are promoting ethical leadership,...