policing in England

Discover Our “WHY” Week – Day 2 – A Rookie’s View from England

Like many of us do, we reach out over social media within our circles of interests to “meet” the best & brightest.I am fortunate enough to have become friends with a Brother in Blue and one of England’s newest rising coppers. Social Policing When asked by Chief Scott Silverii to write an entry for his blog, I did wonder for a while what I could write about that would be informative, interesting and insightful. After a little while longer, I realised I []

CHANGING the CULTURE and HISTORY of POLICING; PART 2

This is a two-part series about the needs, challenges and promises for revolutionizing the profession of policing.  We have performed brilliantly at times, and with an openness for improvement, we will be brilliant always. CHANGING the CULTURE and HISTORY of POLICING  PART 2 This is where the executives become increasingly interested.  There are zero additional expenses associated with the implementation of the DDACTS (Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety) philosophy, strategy or tactic. Officers already assigned to Patrol are, or should []

Changing the Culture & History of Policing – Part 1

This is a two-part series about the needs, challenges and promises for revolutionizing the profession of policing.  We have performed brilliantly at times, and with an openness for improvement, we will be brilliant always. CHANGING THE CULTURE AND HISTORY OF POLICING  PART 1     The apple never really falls far from the tree, and this remains a truism of policing’s reactive paradigm of responding to crime.  The tree I’m referring to is England’s tithing system begun in 648 A.D. that included []