According to the Daily Mail
Officers will be forced to name any friends who work in the media… or face the sack
The guidance from the College of Policing is something we would commend all our members to read.
And lets remind ourselves of the comments in Jan Berry’s report
The police service is accountable and records need to be kept. Some bureaucracy, enough to run an efficient
and effective police service is necessary, but extra layers of bureaucracy have been created to
meet the demands of scrutiny and quality assurance, in times when budgets are being cut, the
question needs to be asked, what is affordable?
Seen in this context, is this an imposition too far?