TIMING IS EVERYTHING

TIMING IS EVERYTHING

I know it’s a crudely constructed piece of history more designed for Hollywood than Holyrood but I love Braveheart. My favourite part is when the Scots are assembled at Stirling Bridge itching to get into battle and William ‘Mel’ Wallace instructs them to...
This Time is Different

This Time is Different

“There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear. It’s time we stop, hey, what’s that sound? Everybody look what’s going’ down.” Stephen Stills, “For What It’s Worth” An armed gunman storms into a school, a church, a concert hall, just about anywhere....
Police Scotland, world experts on violence reduction, are now to advise The Met after helping the NYPD and Canada Police. Scotland’s media ignore the story in favour of anything negative they can find.

Police Scotland, world experts on violence reduction, are now to advise The Met after helping the NYPD and Canada Police. Scotland’s media ignore the story in favour of anything negative they can find.

Back in October, I was able to report on Police Scotland officers demonstrating how to defuse dangerous situations with a knife-holding person. I was impressed. It was clear the NYPD officers would have shot the offender in every case. I felt relieved and proud of...