On the Beat’s Pick of PCSO and Policing Stories from the past 7 days… Police news Commissioner Vows to Restore PCSO Numbers Met Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe on Wednesday promised to end a recruitment… Continue reading
Onthebeat101 presents a guest post from our colleague James Pearson who is currently producing a radio documentary on the impact of crime statistics on policing in the UK: This May for the first… Continue reading
Widespread cuts to policing budgets across the country are putting community officers under increased pressure and stress.
The first time I opened the Manchester Evening News after arriving back up here for Christmas I came across this very interesting article: http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1467743_greater-manchester-police-to-recruit-200-new-staff—-as-thousands-of-jobs-are-axed In it, Greater Manchester police chief Peter Fahy has… Continue reading
As promised, here is the brief clip with James, the PCSO from Islington. With a little help from my superb audio technician, I have uploaded the soundbite so it’s nice and simple to… Continue reading