Monthly Archives: July 2012

Use of Force – Decision Making

I recently read the excellent blog by Sir Robert Peel on Police Use of Taser which considers decision making and conflict management through the National Decision Making Model (NDM). This links nicely to my own recent blog Use of Force, … Continue reading

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The Best Kept Secret in Scottish Policing

Recently an officer thanked me for an input I had provided a few years ago on a public order course, when I shared the best kept secret in Scottish policing; Section 17(1)(a)(ii) Police (Scotland) Act 1967 it shall be the … Continue reading

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Use of Force

My friend, @MentalHealthCop, recently shared a newspaper controversy regarding the hand-cuffing of an elderly dementia patient and blogged on this ‘Sectioning the Elderly‘. A couple of years ago, colleagues of mine suffered serious injuries when a 98 year old man … Continue reading

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