With more laws enabling the prosecution of campaigners etc ie under Protection from Harrassment, Restraint orders,sexual allegations and even MHA and removal under MCA,policing community care orders and Care Orders- the police have huge power over the public.
And these powers, other than an internal complaint, appear largely unchecked and unaccountable.
The rule of law and separation of powers appear to be eroded with police now becoming poltical enforcers.
Imagine you lived in a country which last year had 3,000 allegations of police corruption. Worse, imagine that of these 3,000 allegations only half of them were properly investigated — because for police officers in this country, corruption was becoming routine. Imagine that the police increasingly used their powers to crack down not on criminals but on anyone who dared speak out against them. What sort of a country is this? Well, it’s Britain I’m afraid — where what was once the finest, most honest service in the world is in danger of becoming rotten.
Some of this was revealed in a little-noticed report by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, which went on to deliver some even more shocking news. Nearly half of 17,200…
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