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Police powers increase as MPs declare IPCC useless

Police powers increase as MPs declare IPCC useless

As the police continue to become more powerful, Britain’s police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has been slated in an influential Parliamentary report that accuses the IPCC of being overloaded with cases, leaving cases un-investigated, of having no real power and of too often using former policemen as supposedly “independent” investigators. Meanwhile, the Association…

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Public confidence in Britain’s police at all time low

Public confidence in Britain’s police at all time low

Recent revelations about the dishonest behaviour of Britain’s police are causing many members of the public to doubt the integrity and trustworthiness of officers. Hillsborough, revelations in the Leveson inquiry, inappropriate relations between the police and the press and the latest apparent dishonesty of police officers in the Andrew Mitchell affair (“Plebgate”) are causing people…

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Hillsborough proves Britain’s police can never again be trusted

Hillsborough proves Britain’s police can never again be trusted

The confirmation of massive police corruption and dishonesty relating to the Hillsborough disaster has sadly but unambiguously confirmed what TheOpinionSite.org has been saying for years: British police officers can never be trusted. It is not only the scale of the corruption engaged within the South Yorkshire force that has shocked the public; not even the…

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New Police Commissioners politically driven and open to corruption

New Police Commissioners politically driven and open to corruption

TheOpinionSite.org believes that the election of political party candidates as new Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) will result in politically driven policies within police forces. Commissioners are likely to drive police policies along party lines with unpopular groups and individuals being targeted in order to gain political popularity and causing the Police Service to lose…

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Government must not weaken over police reforms

Government must not weaken over police reforms

The government’s resolve to reform the way in which the Police operate is being severely tested after the announcement that the former rail regulator and lawyer, Tom Winsor is to be appointed as the new Chief Inspector of Constabulary for England and Wales. TheOpinionSite.org believes that the government is right to appoint someone from outside…

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Theresa May plays the paedophile card to justify new snooping laws

Theresa May plays the paedophile card to justify new snooping laws

The Home Secretary, Theresa May has been trying to justify the introduction of the government’s new snooping laws by saying that they are necessary for the apprehension of “terrorists, paedophiles and criminals” adding that “ordinary people have nothing to fear.” Her howls of anguish at the huge level of criticism of the new proposals to…

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Government and police to monitor all communications and Internet activities of all UK citizens

Government and police to monitor all communications and Internet activities of all UK citizens

The government has confirmed that they intend to introduce legislation which will enable them to monitor the telephone calls, e-mails, texts and Internet useage of everyone in the UK. Internet service providers (ISP) will be required to pass information on to the governments monitoring service, GCHQ and to do so in real time. TheOpinionSite.org can…

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Police privatisation sets us all on a dangerous path

Police privatisation sets us all on a dangerous path

Police forces across England and Wales are inviting bids from private companies who wish to undertake some aspects of the policing role in England and Wales. In allowing forces to do so, the government has set itself on a dangerous path that could seriously undermine the public accountability of the police. With many believing that…

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Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

Police officers illegally paid by the Sun, Leveson Inquiry confirms

It has finally been confirmed in court by the police themselves that, despite previous denials from Rupert Murdoch and senior staff of the Sun newspaper, police and other senior public officials were illegally paid by the shoddy tabloid. TheOpinionSite.org reminds readers that Rebekah Brooks, editor of the Sun at the time of the phone-hacking scandal…

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Justice for offenders and the poor replaced by revenge under Clarke’s new proposals

Justice for offenders and the poor replaced by revenge under Clarke’s new proposals

Justice is being thrown out of the window and in its place a form of state revenge is taking over. The poor, prisoners, ex-offenders and those who speak up against the government are amongst those most affected. In its latest bid to take further revenge on those who break the Law as well as to…

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