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,...
Where is everybody?

Where is everybody?

In January, the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) announced an ambitious inquiry into the future of policing in the UK. Its wide-ranging terms of reference require MPs on the committee to examine whether policing has the capability and capacity to keep people safe...
Momentum grows for police transformation funding

Momentum grows for police transformation funding

Two of the most senior figures in UK policing met today to discuss some of the biggest issues facing the service: cybercrime, child sexual exploitation and firearms. Top of the agenda at the meeting between Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe and...