11 Apr 2011
MPs and celebrities urged to stand for top police jobs
Across England and Wales, 41 elected police and crime commissioners will replace police authorities outside London, with the power to set policing and crime plans, control budgets and hire or fire senior officers. The average pay and pension package could be worth £122,000.
The system would be similar to the American model and it is well known in policing circles that this system encourages free enterprise.Ha!Ha!
Police commissioner wish list, here are the standouts.
Will they run or won't they?
1. Jack Meadows
2. Dale Smith
3. Gina Gold
4. Neal Manson
5. John Heaton
6. Samantha Nixon
Frightening step towards a police state and we we are blindly letting it happen in the name of security.
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