Page last updated on Saturday 30th August 2014 at 2315hrs
As a result of the existence of a free press and access to social media and the internet, it is no longer so easy for the authorities to supress information and cover up incompetence and misconduct. Some would say it is now impossible. Consequently a succession of scandals involving Police corruption have been exposed to public scrutiny, many exclusively by uPSD. In the past they would never have come to light. This is a healthy development and in the long term wider interests of the Police Service, even if it is acutely embarrassing to the individual Force.
Yet, under the leadership of Chief Constable Jones, North Yorkshire Police is abusing Police powers to supress legitimate public comment it finds uncomfortable. This website will be at the forefront of breaking news about his Force.
More to follow……..