Tag Archives: Police Authority

Police Authority Committee Throw Me Out for Asking for Copy of Papers

This afternoon I was thrown out of the Cambridgeshire Police Authority Scrutiny Committee meeting. During the agenda item on restorative justice disposals Deputy Chief Constable Feavyour drew members’ attention to a document he described as the force’s restorative justice policy which he stated was in the meeting papers. Also members of the authority were referring [...]

Police Authority Questions at Cambridgeshire County Council

On the 18th of October 2011 Cambridgeshire County Councillors had the opportunity to ask questions of Cambridgeshire Police Authority. In the past this opportunity has been wasted by councillors raising local issues which would have been better raised at local priority setting meetings. The chair of the Police Authority, Ruth Rogers, was absent without explanation, [...]

Cambs Police Authority Scrutiny Committee September 2011

On the 12th of September 2011 I attended a meeting of the scrutiny committee of Cambridgeshire’s Police Authority at Cambridgeshire Police Headquarters in Huntington. I have written separate articles on two aspects of the meeting: Restorative Justice Update – My use of the public speaking slot to ask for more information about the way the [...]

Update on Cambridgeshire Police Use of Restorative Justice

On Monday the 12th of September 2011 I attended a meeting of Cambridgeshire Police Authority’s Scrutiny Committee at which I used the public speaking slot to raise some concerns about the police force’s implementation of restorative justice disposals. Restorative justice disposals as used by Cambridgeshire Police involve a PCSO or constable issuing an offender with [...]

Cambridgeshire Police Not Answering Phone

Cambridgeshire Police Non-Emergency Call Performance (large) On Monday the 12th of September 2011 Cambridgeshire Police’s Deputy Chief Constable, John Feavyour, described the force’s telephone answering system as “fragile” and said call answering performance had “fallen through the floor” on a number of occasions over the last year. He said the latest statistics showed particularly poor [...]

Cambridgeshire Police Authority to Consider Tweeting

At a meeting of Cambridgeshire Police Authority’s Scrutiny Committee to be held on Monday the 12th of September 2011 proposals for the authority to start tweeting are to be considered. A report to the committee titled : Agenda Item 14 – Police Authority Use of Social Media – Twitter has been published in advance of [...]

Cambridgeshire Police Restorative Justice Update

In advance of a Cambridgeshire Police Authority Scrutiny Committee meeting to be held on the 12th of September a paper on restorative justice, providing an update on its implementation in Cambridgeshire has been published. Key Points Cambridgeshire Police are planing to reduce the number of those taken into its police stations by a quarter through [...]

Interview with Ely Sector Police Inspector Robin Sissons

Cambridgeshire Police’s Sector Inspector for the Ely area Robin Sissons – Interviewed for a Star Radio Podcast. Every two weeks Cambridgeshire Police’s Sector Inspector for the Ely area Robin Sissons does an interview with Star Radio which is published online as a podcast. Highlights are also broadcast on the radio. Last week I noticed @StarCambridge [...]