Tag Archives: public order

Belfast Calling

In the last 18 months I have been deployed to assist other forces with policing events or disorder, from the London Riots, the Olympic Torch relay and demonstrations and protests. These deployments, known as mutual aid, allow forces to resource … 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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