Posts Tagged “metropolitan police”

Andrew Mitchell – victim of a police stitch-up?

by Stephen Tall on December 19, 2012

That’s the heavy implication of Michael Crick’s revelations on Channel 4 News last night. The bare facts appear to be that, when told the police wouldn’t open the gates at Downing Street to allow him to ride his bike through, then Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell swore at them, saying “I thought you guys were […]

Paddick: some Met detectives adopt a “she wants it really” attitude to women alleging rape

by Stephen Tall on March 2, 2012

The Lib Dems’ London mayoral candidate Brian Paddick is interviewed in today’s Guardian, and has some strong words for his former employers, the Metropolitan police: Paddick warns that some detectives adopt a “she wants it really” attitude to women alleging rape and sometimes refuse to acknowledge that some types of men, such as licensed cab […]