Broken Britain & Policing

Guardian comment on Undercover Police

My Guardian comment on Undercover Policing and Rape …As a former Police Detective dealing with rape offences against women, men and children, Vera Baird is right – the police are on sticky ground, and it will be of huge interest to many what the courts decide – putting the trauma of the victims to one side, who should always…

Home Affairs Committee: Report Public.

The Home Affairs Committee will publish its report ‘Leadership and Standards in the Police’ on Monday 1 July 2013 at 00.01 (Third Report, Session 2013-14, HC 67-I). I HOPE the committee which represents all the main British political parties, will have taken my evidence – in contrast to what the ‘Police Leaders’ have submitted –…

Investigating my data leak… from within!?

The UK Parliament Home Affairs Committee has now published the written evidence of participants, into its Leadership and Standards in the Police Inquiry. My evidence to the House of Commons is the last submitted, starting at Page 218. I was somewhat surprised having read others including that of the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, to read the following…

A good kicking by the Met!?

When the Employment Court last year agreed with me that the Metropolitan Police Service had discriminated, harassed and victimised me because of my race and sexuality, the Commissioner promoted one of the main perpetrators from Inspector to Chief Inspector. Recognition for what? Yesterday I learned that this year after the Employment Appeal Court agreed with…

Two Rights make a Wrong!

I was speaking with my fried Dan yesterday, when we discussed the leaking of information and the hacking of personal data which are in the spotlight at the moment. I was saying to him that, even though two courts now and two different judges have ruled that the Metropolitan Police leaked my private data to…

A letter from the Police Commissioner…

On the weekend gone, I received a letter together with a bunch of documents from the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis who is the Data Controller for the Metropolitan Police Service. I actually find it disgusting as well as upsetting that, despite ‘two’ Employment Tribunals I have been through, the Met Police continues to be so nasty…