Gary Mason - Policing Insight
OPINION: Gary Mason argues that the serious shortcomings of the Bedfordshire police precept referendum may preclude their use in future.
Nick Alatti - Policing Insight
NEWS: Pressure is mounting on Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Olly Martins after voters overwhelmingly rejected his plans to increase the council tax precept by 15.8%.
Bernard Rix - CoPaCC
OPINION: Bernard Rix, CEO of CoPaCC, shares his experience of the referendum as a resident taking part.
OPINION: Bernard Rix, CEO of CoPaCC, gives his reaction to a night of election drama.
Simon Bullock - CoPaCC
ANALYSIS: Despite both Conservative and Labour outlining manifesto commitments that put victims at the heart of criminal justice policy, Simon Bullock, former Director of Policy for the Bedfordshire PCC, says a one size fits all policy will not be enough.
Peter Neyroud - Cambridge University
ANALYSIS: Peter Neyroud remarks on the absence of discussion on the future of policing during the General Election.
IN THE NEWS: Gary Mason reviews the past week’s national and local police news in the media.
NEWS: In an unusual foray into operational policing the PCC of Dyfed Powys is asking residents to take part in a survey on whether they think officers should be routinely armed on duty.
NEWS: Two police and crime commissioners say they have been forced to make substantial cuts to the number of PCSOs employed by their forces in an attempt to balance the books.
EXCLUSIVE: Nick Alatti talks to Christopher Salmon, PCC of the largest and most sparsely populated police force area in England and Wales, about the future of PCCs after the General Election and his priorities and achievements locally.
Dr. Tim Brain - Policing Insight
General Election: Does the General Election offer a genuine choice for policing in England and Wales? Tim Brain QPM examines the Coalition's record in government and the main parties' manifestos.
Royston Martis - Policing Insight
Exclusive: Kevin Hurley, Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey talks to Royston Martis about the performance of PCCs, the future of PCCs and how the upcoming General Election could affect police governance.