John Sutherland, former Met Police Commander
OPINION: Chief Superintendent John Sutherland of the Metropolitan Police responds to an article in The Guardian recently by a prize winning Met police constable explaining why he quit the force.
Nick Alatti - Policing Insight
OPINION: Martin Surl, independent Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire and former serving officer, talks to Nick Alatti about the General Election result, tackling cyber-crime and progressive initiatives for the policing of young people.
Adam Simmonds - Northamptonshire PCC
OPINION: Northamptonshire's Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner, Adam Simmonds gives his reaction to the Queen's Speech.
Alun Michael - South Wales PCC
OPINION: Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales and a former Labour minister and MP, Alun Duncan gives his reaction to the Queen's Speech.
Nathan Constable - Blogger
OPINION: Following the Police Federation Conference last week, well known blogger, serving police inspector and police federation representative "Nathan Constable" gives his views on the future of the Police Federation.
Simon Bullock - CoPaCC
ANALYSIS: Simon Bullock, a former Director of Policy for Bedfordshire PCC, assesses the impact on policing of the bills announced in the Queen's Speech.
Bernard Rix - CoPaCC
NEWS: Details of the Investigatory Powers Bill 2015, from the Government's briefing document following the Queen's Speech.
NEWS: Relevant to policing for its impact on PCCs, details of the Cities & Local Govt Bill 2015, from the Government's briefing document following the Queen's Speech
NEWS: Details of the Policing & Criminal Justice Bill 2015, from the Government's briefing document following the Queen's Speech.
NEWS: The Government's plans for further police reform have this morning been set out in the Queen's Speech. Bernard Rix provides a brief summary.
NEWSLINK: Police helicopter base closed with claims there was not "one shred of opposition" to losing the service.
Gary Mason - Policing Insight
IN THE NEWS: Gary Mason reviews the week’s national and local police news
NEWS: A partnership scheme between police forces in Northamptonshire and Cheshire has picked up a prestigious international award.
Susan Ritchie - Mutual Gain
ANALYSIS: Susan Ritchie examines the case for developing evidence based policing to increase community engagement whilst making best use of shrinking resources.
NEWS: A senior officer with the rank of Assistant Chief Constable has been appointed by two police forces with the specific role of developing a strategic alliance in order to save £20 million within four years.
Royston Martis - Policing Insight
POLICE FEDERATION CONFERENCE: The Home Office has the speed of a tractor, not a racing car, when it comes to helping the Police Federation of England and Wales to reform itself, the General Secretary of the staff association has said.
Glyn Gaskarth - Policy Exchange
OPINION: The Police have delivered "more for less" for five years and we should celebrate that more.
NEWS: The Police Federation has this afternoon published three important documents. Together, they help to demonstrate the Police Federation’s determination to move forward with implementing the recommendations of Sir David Normington’s review, published last year. This review had argued, amongst other matters, for “a complete change in its openness and accountability”.
REPORT: To mark the launch of CoPaCC's process to audit PCCs' progress in meeting their requirements for statutory transparency, CEO Bernard Rix gives an overview of the criteria and performance of PCCs so far.
REPORT: An open invitation to PCCs to support the CoPaCC “PCCs and statutory transparency - revisited” Thematic