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Police: The World Weary Detective continues...

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Police: The World Weary Detective continues...

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For those who are interested, The Guardian have kindly agreed to publish my writing. The first article is about the effect of government cuts on police emergency response teams. Please read and comment


I may still post here from time to time, so don't cancel any links!



Police: Second Time Lucky

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This blog has failed in it's objectives. Thank-you to all who took the time to read it, and goodbye.


Police: Just Wondering...

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Is someone brought up within the Roman Catholic Church who has read the Daily Mail for forty years likely to suffer mental health issues in their latter years?


Police: Why do People Riot?

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This is a guest post by Allison Gamble who writes for forensicpsychology.net.

Please feel free to comment!


Psychology behind riots

Rioting as a social phenomenon can be difficult to understand. Morals and social values seem to fly out the window. Average people, people wouldn't normally steal, assault others, or commit vandalism, suddenly turn to looting and random acts of violence, often without even attempting to conceal their identities. What makes people behave this way? Understanding riots requires delving into various theories the fields of social and forensic psychology.

Psychologists, sociologists, and laypeople alike have various theories as to what makes people riot. Poverty could account for some rioting behavior, particularly looting. Perhaps rioters have low self-esteem, are politically motivated, belong to gangs, or simply find the act of rioting exciting. In the big picture, all of these theories may be correct, but none of them alone explain riots.

Sports analyst Bobby Brooks identified several contributing factors in the riot that...

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Police: Why do People Riot?

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This is a guest post by Allison Gamble who writes here

Please feel free to comment!


Psychology behind riots

Rioting as a social phenomenon can be difficult to understand. Morals and social values seem to fly out the window. Average people, people wouldn't normally steal, assault others, or commit vandalism, suddenly turn to looting and random acts of violence, often without even attempting to conceal their identities. What makes people behave this way? Understanding riots requires delving into various theories the fields of social and forensic psychology.

Psychologists, sociologists, and laypeople alike have various theories as to what makes people riot. Poverty could account for some rioting behavior, particularly looting. Perhaps rioters have low self-esteem, are politically motivated, belong to gangs, or simply find the act of rioting exciting. In the big picture, all of these theories may be correct, but none of them alone explain riots.

Sports analyst Bobby Brooks identified several contributing factors in the riot that broke out in Vancouver,...

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Police: Who Gives a Fuck

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Police: EDL March Banned

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I see that May has agreed with an application from the Met to ban the forthcoming EDL march. I agree that this is the right course of action. The last thing London needs is a bunch of violent racists marching through our streets.

What amuses me is the lack of articles in the Guardian protesting about this ban. There were hundreds and hundreds following the student protests, claiming the police were denying the right to protest. An entire march has now been banned at the request of the police. Will the Guardian side with the EDL? No. How would they have reacted had the Met tried to ban the Notting Hill Carnival?

That is the issue. Those from the left and the right bang on about fighting for rights but only the rights of those they support. Responsibility has been replaced by blame. Have the recent riots changed the political landscape? Not at all. There are far too many people who exist purely to maintain the confrontational nature of politics and society to allow this to happen.

Where is the party of unity? The centre ground? The party that stands for everyone in England, not just the rich and powerful or the minority groups they feel most threatened by?


Police: Wow! What an Opportunity!

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Due to the fact that I can't blog as often as I'd like, and that, to be honest, I'm getting stale, I'd like to offer my wonderful readers the opportunity to write a guest post for the blog. Go on, put your money where your mouth is! Your thoughtful piece may be read by at least ten people and a dog.

I would be interested in opinion (obviously) around police and crime matters, but can't really print anything that relates to ongoing court proceedings.

Contact me via my profile page...


Police: The IPCC - Boo! Hiss!

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It appears that the IPPC have decided that the police did in fact use excessive force against Jody McIntyre during the student riots / demonstrations / kettling of innocent children last December. This is the same group who will be investigating the shooting by police of Mark Duggan the drug dealing armed gangster / man who only kept his gun in a sock and would never ever shoot / caring family man who somehow managed to be followed by armed police.

The IPCC has no credibility. But what to replace it with? I suggest a panel of citizens, randomly chosen as with jury service to examine more serious complaints. They would be instructed to act as the voice of common sense - to take account of the circumstances and decide did the police act in the manner in which we would want them to? The real voice of the community. Anyone who has ever commented on or written for the Guardian or Daily Mail would be banned, as would anyone who has ever been or claimed to be a 'community leader,' or has described themselves as an activist.

It would be nice if the police could make complaints against the public as well. Ah, but not that likely....




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