Tag: rule of law

Abrogating Responsibility….

On Monday, May 13, the Croydon Safeguarding Children Board (CSCB) published a Serious Case Review of the boy, referred to only as Child Q, which was commissioned in September 2017 to investigate his death. The report states: “Mother, aunt and…

Dichotomy…

Prosecution barrister Kama Melly QC and junior counsel Sharon Beattie were heckled and verbally abused inside the court building late on Tuesday afternoon after the defendants had been found guilty. Miss Melly said around 10 people had hung around the…

Oh, If Only There Was Some Way To Avoid It….

Police have been sued four times this year over complaints that handcuffs were locked too tight. Really? You can practically hear the exasperation… Superintendent Dave Sutherland said: “Use of handcuffs is to protect the public and our officers from harm.…

The Very Definition Of Futility

Annabelle Forbes, 21, of Rosemead Hostel, Hastings Road, Southend, assaulted PC Farnsworth and PC Smith in Southend while they were on duty. She admitted the offences and was sent to prison for eight weeks because magistrates felt she exhibited “disgusting…

There’s Another Crime Here…

The daughter of an elderly dog-walker who was murdered by a former commando has said her family were failed by mental health professionals. Indeed they were. They weren’t the only ones. Police were initially unaware of Palmer but he was…

Yes, Feminists, Do Continue To Whinge…

…about ‘microaggressions’ and ‘mansplaining’: “Most of the residents of Florence Court called 999 and police and ambulance came. “Then, more and more people of all ages continued to arrive, some of which were with water pistols. “Police, three of them,…