Quote Originally Posted by Patman Post View Post
The Met's slowly getting better under Hogan-Howe, who appears to be genuine in his attempts to improve the Police. The problem is that there is still a macho culture and a tendency to brief against critics and to collaborate to get retaliation in first when internal investigations look likely.

With a more intelligent response by local management in Tottenham after the Duggan shooting, the riots might not have kicked off...
That is 'the problem' - and the reason is because they watch too many 'tv cop shows', and it has made them lose all sense of reality and perspective. It's a bit like nurses and 'tv hospital shows' - they have too. It's bound to happen with the dumbing down project well under way!