Favourite Colour: Black…as in hole…
Favourite Books: 1984, George Orwell, Dune Frank Herbert…Moby Dick Herman Melville.
Favourite Films: Yojimbo…Blade Runner…Good bad ugly…
Overall Favourite Quotes:
If I bleat when I speak, it’s because I’ve just been fleeced.
Pain or damage don’t end the world, or despair, or fuckin’ beatings. The world ends when you’re dead. Until then, you got more punishment in store. Stand it like a man — and give some back.
“You remind me of my mother…she was the biggest whore in the territory…as to my father…I have no idea who he was…”
“you are a bastard!” “Yes…but so are you. In my case an accident of birth…but you senator…well, you’re a self made man…”
Favourite Quote about me:
“PC Shijuro…you’re not taking this very seriously are you?”
Favourite Ludicrous Quote:
“Let me make this clear, your mission is to cut crime, nothing more”
Theresa May, Home Secretary.
Favourite Policing Quote:
“Only merit, not gender, ethnicity or anything else should be criterion for advancement in policing”
Tom Winsor, HMIC.
Favourite Policing Facts:
We are unarmed
We are for the most part not TASER trained
We lock up more criminals than any other European country
Our prisons are full
Crime has fallen each year for the last decade
A British police officer is assaulted every 20 minutes
We deal with everything that society has in the difficult box, after 5PM-8AM Mon-fri and of a weekend and bank holidays…
We are accountable to five separate organisations
No matter how small our involvement in an incident-we always get the blame if it goes tits…or no matter how much we solve an issue-others will get the praise…
Abandoning the ‘Beat System’ was seen as ‘Police Reform’ at the time.
Favourite Song Lyrics:
First couple of lines of God save the Queen by the Sex pistols…