Bad Cop, No Donut

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ArticlesCommentary November 16, 2017

In recent months I have began working on a series of Youtube videos called “Bad Cop, No Donut.” (You’ll have to forgive the Americanism but ‘Doughnut’ isn’t so aesthetically pleasing). These are instructional videos which document where the police have acted outside of their powers and abused members of... Read more
Had an ‘Interview Under Caution’ Letter? – Here’s Why You Should Bin It
If opening your morning mail fills you with dread, then imagine finding a letter among all your unwanted bills, stamped ‘Interview Under Caution‘, inviting you to be interrogated about a criminal offence at a local government office as a precursor to a potential prosecution. The sort of invite that would make your electric bill... Read more
Police abusing Road Traffic powers to stop and arrest drivers accused of harassment
Been accused of harassing your neighbour or ex partner? Made an offensive remark during an argument? Or how about sending a spiteful e-mail or leaving a nasty posting on Facebook?… Well watch out, because the police are currently abusing their powers under the Road Traffic Act to pull over... Read more
The police: unaccountable and above the law
  Have you heard of the IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Commission)? Of course you have. We all have. And although few of us have ever called upon their services, we have been assured by those in the know, that they are there to help us if we have a... Read more
Welcome to the UK Religious Police  – arresting those who offend muslims on facebook
Saudi Arabia, as you may well know, is governed by Shariah law; Which defined at it’s simplest is a brutal, medieval form of totalitarianism.   To ensure that it’s citizens remain in a permanent state of fear and submission, an army of religious police – the ‘metawa’ – are sent out... Read more
Most Common Reasons Why People Hate The Police
  It’s said that there are two types of people in Britain: those that dislike the police and those that have never really thought about them. So why do so many of us have such a mistrust, dislike and disrespect for the police? Here are the top reasons why:... Read more
The 10 Worst Police Forces: Most Corrupt Complaints System
  Running this site and speaking to people who use the Action Against Police Service, I spend a lot of my time giving advice and alternatives to those who have been failed by the utterly corrupt police complaints system. By doing so it never fails to amaze me just how often the... Read more
TSG – The Unscrupulous Security Company that Pretends to be the Police
Here’s a test for you. Take a look at these two images and identify which one is a police officer and which one is a security guard:     Answer?   Neither of them are police officers. They are both employees of a security company trading under the name of... Read more
If you’ve done nothing wrong, you’ve got nothing to worry about!
If there’s one police catchphrase that makes my skin crawl it’s that moronic mis-statement that: “If you’ve done nothing wrong, you’ve got nothing to worry about.”   As well as being a once popular mantra among Third Reich enthusiasts it has been more recently resurrected by the police and Daily Mail readers as... Read more
Your Right to Swear at the Police
  If you’ve ever experienced the long plastic arm of the law at it’s most incompetent, you won’t so much be wondering if it’s your right to swear at the police as it is your duty.   The problem is that although the police portray themselves as hardened tough guys,... Read more
We Achieve Yet Another Payout From the Police – This Time For Ourselves
by Rob Warner This is a cheque I received from Derbyshire police today in settlement of a claim for trespass. The trespass involved two police officers who forced their way into my home after I refused them entry. They had received a malicious allegation from a neighbour that there was a vicious row... Read more
Will the police harass you if you dare make a complaint?
Occasionally we get e-mails from people who believe they have been wronged by the police but are worried about what will happen if they make a complaint.  Will it result in unwanted attention from the officer involved or his colleagues? Will they suddenly find themselves on the receiving end of a vindictive... Read more
Success! Another Harassment Warning is Removed
We were recently contacted by a Crimebodge reader who succeeded in having a harassment warning removed from the Police National Computer after reading our article “Harassment Warnings: How to Challenge Them.“ The various laws and methods that give you the powers to challenge harassment warnings are explained in depth in our Ebook... Read more
We Are the Police, We Own the Law
  by Rob Warner Sat in the back of a taxi cab going into town today, I noticed that the driver was surreptitiously tapping text messages into his mobile phone while repeatedly taking his eyes off the road. When I got out I told him that I didn’t appreciate his casual... Read more
Why You Should Never Trust the Police
  As kids, many of us were told that if we were ever lost or in trouble, to find a policeman. How many of us tell our kids that today?…   I know I don’t. I tell my child she’d be better off finding a cab office than a policeman.... Read more
Surrey Police Put 7 Year Old On Wanted List
  A Crimebodge reader just sent me a screengrab from Epsom and Ewell Police’s Facebook page. Whereby the police are on the search for a 7 to 8 year old who allegedly knocked a 5 year old to the ground after grabbing her by the throat:       What... Read more
Police Brutally Assault 15 Year Old For Refusing To Be A Witness
  After 3 years of running this site I’d like to think I’m not easily shocked by the abuses of authority I see and hear on a daily basis. However I have to admit that this one took me aback. So much so my blood felt like molten lava before... Read more
When Off Duty Cops Are Asking For A Smack in the Mouth
  I got an e-mail from a John Timmins – claiming to be a cop – who took  exception to an article I’d written.    He believes that off-duty cops are just as powerful as on-duty cops. And that if a stranger in the street stops you and tells you... Read more
Bye Bye Beeb!
  7 years ago, in a previous life, I was writing very different projects to Crimebodge. One of which was a screenplay that was being developed by BBC Films.   When I heard that the BBC had got involved with something I’d spent the past year devoting my life too, I was... Read more
Guinness World Record Breaker: Worst Abuse of Police Power
  If you ever find yourself bullied by cops simply for having the gall to stand up to them then take heart. Nothing that happens to you is likely to be as bad as what happened to Ian Puddick. Who suffered the worst abuse of police powers we have... Read more
TV Licensing Abuse of Process
  If there’s one thing we hate more at Crimebodge than rubbish cops, it’s people pretending to be rubbish cops: Bailiffs, Security Guards, the RSPCA and PCSOs to name but a few. All of whom come equipped with uniforms, identity cards and the desperate urge to give an impression... Read more