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Words are a Trap for the Unwary

“Defund the Police” shouted Black Lives Matter. “Defund the Police” parroted those who should have known better.

Policing for Business as the Economy Restarts

I was prompted to think about businesses across Leicestershire and Rutland by a most interesting article written by Kieran Breen of the Leicestershire Cares charity. You can read his article in full here, but I’ll start by highlighting a few features.

When a Protest becomes a Riot

Now, I’ve been on a few protests and marches in my time. Back in the day I even organised a couple. So I can tell you that there is a secret to organising a demonstration so that it does not end in assaults on the police or in looting is really simple.

Zoom Conference Call with Home Secretary

Given everything that is going on in the world of policing, I was pleased to be invited to take part in a Zoom Conference with Home Secretary Priti Patel and a range of Police and Crime Commissioners from across the country.  We discussed a wide range of topics, including the tragic death of Geor