Manchester Victoria

Late last night, it was announced by Greater Manchester Police that a twenty-five year old man arrested in connection with the New Year’s Eve stabbings at Victoria station had been ‘sectioned’ under the Mental Health Act and that the investigation was ongoing.  Within five minutes, literally, social media was full of comment – much of […]

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PaCA – The Integrity Test

It’s getting really close now, isn’t it?! – just six days until the amendments to the Mental Health Act kick in and my phone is ringing red-hot with questions and queries about various scenarios that are occurring to people. Social media and emails are also going twenty-to-the-dozen. If I may say so, I’d encourage everyone […]

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Inspector to Inspector

I’ve been a police inspector for most of my service – about fifteen of my twenty years so far. Regardless of what happens to me in the future, I will retire from the service having spent more time at this rank than any other. And what a position it is! – it’s an operational enough […]

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