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Operation Hotpot

In a break with tradition, Lancashire Constabulary has today announced the launch of its 'Rebranding Rebranding' programme, under which short meaningless titles for projects will be banned, and officers will be encouraged to use descriptions that don't have to be … Continue reading

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Operation Hotpot

In a break with tradition, Lancashire Constabulary has today announced the launch of its 'Rebranding Rebranding' programme, under which short meaningless titles for projects will be banned, and officers will be encouraged to use descriptions that don't have to be … Continue reading

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Comment re. IPCC investigation

A few things have come together in my mind today that I think I should share with you:- We are all learning to deal with a new world where concerns about Police and Crime Commissioners go through Police and Crime … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Bernard Rix – mostly re policing…:
An article by Andrew Gilligan in today’s Sunday Telegraph mentions Labour PCC candidates’ support by UNISON. It quotes the union’s Yorkshire and Humberside regional officer, Chris Jenkinson as saying: We are…

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Withdrawal Statement of Khan Juna

It is with great sadness that I have made the difficult decision to withdraw from the elections to be Thames Valley’s first Police and Crime Commissioner. I put my hat into the ring after much soul searching – and after … Continue reading

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Another One Bites The Dust

I must thank Russell Webster for the application of the above headline to the PCC election, originally as a hashtag – but it is oh-so-true. Another PCC wannabe has withdrawn from the race due to finding out they were disqualified … Continue reading

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Avon and Somerset – Expenses and Allowances

This is the start of the new TopOfTheCops initiative to collate expenses and allowances claims for candidates' previous experience of public office. To learn more or to give any general feedback on this initiative go to the 'Meet the Professionals' … Continue reading

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None-fessions and Nonsense

It has been an eventful 48 hours at TopOfTheCops. First we had Labour Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for Avon and Somerset confirm the site’s many predictions around previous criminal convictions when he stood down because he was disqualified due … Continue reading

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Senior Judge bans magistrates from PCC role

Anyone wondering how Police and Crime Commissioners are going to be welcomed by the judiciary may be best advised to think in terms of pork pies and bar mitzvahs. That at least is the message one picks up from JO … Continue reading

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Originally posted on ianchisnall:
Since writing the following blog, I have been sent this Letter from Electoral Commission – do read it as it helps to explain why there was a delay and that this is now ended – thanks to…

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