A caped crusader or someone politicking and creating fear for political ends? I’ll leave that for you to decide. As someone who spent his first career covering politics and writing headlines, I get the need to grab people’s attention. But I have always believed in presenting the...
New methods of working, brought about by the pandemic, is reinforcing Gloucestershire’s reputation as the ‘greenest’ constabulary in the country.
Increased working from home, less printing and online technology replacing the need to travel miles to meetings are all recognised now as ways of saving energy.
Last year I started using the mantra - Every Crime Matters.
It wasn't just a slogan or a gimmick, behind it was a real mission to champion the public's desire and right to get the best possible service from the police.
“Our inspection suggests that roads policing, despite the number of road deaths plateauing and likely to increase, is seen as less of a priority than it should be.
The report was critical of some of my PCC colleagues who don't include road safety in their police and crime plans or make little reference, that is despite the high number of people still killed on the country’s roads each year.
From the day she was conceived Gloucestershire let her down. Before she was even born, in 2009, she was made the subject of a ‘Child Protection Plan’ because there were serious concerns based on the neglect already shown to her half-sister Charlotte. By the time she was...