Two Justices of the Peace (one of whom I know) found lawyer Keith Jefferies guilty of driving while using a phone in Wellington recently. But the constable Bevan Sheffield-Cranstoun had no physical evidence to back his assertion – there was no video, no call transcript and no photo. There was only his word, as the […]
I’m in Mozambique for seven weeks consulting to Mozal – the nine year old aluminium refinery that in 2000 helped signal to the world Mozambique’s successful return from the dark ages of the civil war. It’s a beautiful country, but one that is firmly planted in the 3rd world – this is a very poor […]
I am immensely proud to live in a country where, when faced with a well trained and armed guy fortressed in a house, the police acted in a responsible manner. Even after the provocation of seeing one of their number shot and lie dead in the street for the duration of the siege, police fired […]
The Policeman who turned to chase a motorcyclist on Buller gorge, blocking the road and causing two other motorcyclists to be seriously injured, has just been found guilty of dangerous driving causing injury. He is no doubt haunted by the accident – as a professional officer policing road safety the decision to make a 3 […]
Here’s what the French Gendarmerie go through to become proficient on the motorcycle. I wish that this was available to everyone. It makes you want to join up..