Category Archives: Policing

Against More Top Down Policing

We’ve been promised the kind of police regime that has potential criminals in ‘terror’. It sounds nice, someone who might attack you, rob you, harm you, is too scared to do those things – what’s not to like? Right? I’m absolutely in favour of deterring

Abolish Category of ‘Hate Crime’

South Yorkshire Police used Twitter to urge members of the public to “…please report non-crime hate incidents, which can include things like offensive or insulting comments, online, in person or in writing…” In response, Dan Liddicott, Libertarian Party Home Affairs Spokesman, repeated his call to

Back To Basics Policing

Libertarian Party Home Affairs Spokesman, Dan Liddicott, has called for the category of hate crime “to be abolished” and for a “back to basics” approach to policing, as vital police resources are misdirected from tackling real crime to recording incidents which are not crimes. “Police

Thoughts And Feelings Are Not Crimes

Dan Liddicott, Libertarian Party Home Policy Spokesman, agreed with Chief Constable Sara Thornton when she raised the thorny issue of hate crime and urged police to focus on burglaries and violence ahead of recording incidents that are not crimes. Dan Liddicott, Libertarian Party Home Policy